Table 1

January to June 2014–2015

Percent Change

by Population Group

Population group Number
of
agencies
Population Violent
crime1
Murder Rape
(revised
definition)2
Rape
(legacy
definition)3
Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property
crime
Burglary Larceny-
theft
Motor
vehicle
theft
Arson
Total 12,879 259,989,383 +1.7 +6.2 +1.1 +9.6 +0.3 +2.3 -4.2 -9.8 -3.2 +1.0 -5.4
Cities:
1,000,000 and over 11 27,023,807 +3.0 +10.8 +8.4 - +1.9 +3.1 -2.5 -6.2 -2.0 +0.3 -4.0
500,000 to 999,999 19 12,969,467 -0.1 +12.4 -4.0 +6.2 +1.2 -0.7 -1.1 -7.3 +1.0 -2.1 +11.9
250,000 to 499,999 43 14,650,721 +5.3 +8.4 +9.1 +12.0 +0.6 +7.6 -3.0 -10.8 -1.6 +3.0 -2.9
100,000 to 249,999 207 30,815,891 +3.8 +0.2 +5.4 +8.1 +0.4 +5.2 -1.5 -7.2 -0.8 +5.1 -6.9
50,000 to 99,999 407 28,222,862 -0.3 +8.9 -4.7 +17.9 -1.8 +0.6 -2.7 -9.6 -1.6 +3.0 -1.4
25,000 to 49,999 740 25,489,389 +0.7 +5.7 +2.7 +34.6 -3.5 +1.8 -5.9 -12.0 -5.0 +1.2 -11.4
10,000 to 24,999 1,556 24,860,880 +1.4 +5.5 +2.3 +2.5 -1.6 +2.2 -6.0 -11.9 -5.1 +1.0 -6.2
Under 10,000 6,246 19,425,057 +1.5 +17.0 -5.7 +16.1 +0.4 +2.5 -7.1 -11.7 -6.4 -1.0 -14.0
Counties:
Metropolitan4 1,579 55,205,747 +0.1 -4.1 +0.6 +1.3 +0.8 -0.1 -6.0 -11.3 -4.5 -1.5 -4.7
Nonmetropolitan5 2,071 21,325,562 -3.3 +10.4 -10.2 +17.1 -7.0 -2.0 -12.3 -12.6 -12.5 -8.4 -16.4
  • 1 The violent crime figures include the offenses of murder, rape (revised definition), rape (legacy definition), robbery, and aggravated assault.
  • 2 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were reported using the revised Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.
  • 3 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were reported using the legacy UCR definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.
  • 4 Includes crimes reported to sheriffs' departments, county police departments, and state police within Metropolitan Statistical Areas.
  • 5 Includes crimes reported to sheriffs' departments, county police departments, and state police outside Metropolitan Statistical Areas.
  • NOTE: No agencies over 1,000,000 in population submitted rape data using the legacy UCR definition in 2015; therefore, the UCR Program could not provide a 2-year comparison for this agency group size.

Data Declaration

Provides the methodology used in constructing this table and other pertinent information about this table.