Table 11

Rate: Number of Crimes per 100,000 Inhabitants

by Population Group, 2016

Population group Violent crime Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Rape
(revised definition)1
Rape
(legacy definition)2
Robbery Aggravated assault Property crime Burglary Larceny-theft Motor vehicle theft Number
of
agencies
2016
estimated
population
Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate
TOTAL ALL AGENCIES: 1,223,265 401.3 16,470 5.4 114,730 41.2 6,607 25.1 321,464 105.5 763,994 250.6 7,514,851 2,465.2 1,421,596 466.3 5,353,887 1,756.3 739,368 242.5 15,310 304,839,823
TOTAL CITIES 979,579 471.6 12,802 6.2 86,015 44.4 4,268 31.0 282,459 136.0 594,035 286.0 5,969,716 2,874.1 1,045,176 503.2 4,328,750 2,084.1 595,790 286.8 10,831 207,707,230
GROUP I (250,000 and over) 472,814 771.4 6,928 11.3 33,385 56.7 981 41.3 159,106 259.6 272,414 444.5 2,061,132 3,363.0 368,632 601.5 1,420,247 2,317.3 272,253 444.2 82 61,289,111
1,000,000 and over (Group I subset) 201,825 729.7 2,688 9.7 13,972 50.5 0 0.0 71,652 259.1 113,513 410.4 742,200 2,683.4 125,303 453.0 517,051 1,869.4 99,846 361.0 11 27,658,777
500,000 to 999,999 (Group I subset) 150,170 861.9 2,242 12.9 9,992 62.6 600 41.2 48,381 277.7 88,955 510.5 732,585 4,204.4 133,045 763.6 506,516 2,907.0 93,024 533.9 24 17,424,128
250,000 to 499,999 (Group I subset) 120,819 745.5 1,998 12.3 9,421 61.6 381 41.5 39,073 241.1 69,946 431.6 586,347 3,618.0 110,284 680.5 396,680 2,447.7 79,383 489.8 47 16,206,206
GROUP II (100,000 to 249,999) 156,588 485.3 2,098 6.5 14,459 47.1 526 34.1 45,431 140.8 94,074 291.6 1,036,660 3,212.9 186,189 577.1 731,555 2,267.3 118,916 368.6 218 32,265,177
GROUP III (50,000 to 99,999) 114,031 342.2 1,214 3.6 11,438 36.5 588 29.5 30,879 92.7 69,912 209.8 881,257 2,644.6 151,264 453.9 648,625 1,946.5 81,368 244.2 480 33,323,383
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 88,973 299.1 1,012 3.4 9,619 35.5 871 32.8 21,403 72.0 56,068 188.5 730,697 2,456.7 124,824 419.7 554,893 1,865.7 50,980 171.4 857 29,742,465
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 78,120 272.6 880 3.1 8,723 33.7 632 22.9 16,079 56.1 51,806 180.8 685,091 2,390.3 118,082 412.0 525,509 1,833.5 41,500 144.8 1,794 28,661,210
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 69,053 307.9 670 3.0 8,391 42.0 670 27.3 9,561 42.6 49,761 221.9 574,879 2,563.5 96,185 428.9 447,921 1,997.3 30,773 137.2 7,400 22,425,884
METROPOLITAN COUNTIES 195,630 267.3 2,807 3.8 20,618 32.3 1,819 19.6 36,227 49.5 134,159 183.3 1,254,279 1,713.9 285,709 390.4 848,805 1,159.9 119,765 163.7 2,010 73,181,004
NONMETROPOLITAN COUNTIES3 48,056 200.6 861 3.6 8,097 39.1 520 16.1 2,778 11.6 35,800 149.5 290,856 1,214.3 90,711 378.7 176,332 736.2 23,813 99.4 2,469 23,951,589
SUBURBAN AREA4 339,130 256.2 4,300 3.2 37,237 31.5 2,890 20.5 68,951 52.1 225,752 170.5 2,559,769 1,933.8 490,432 370.5 1,862,114 1,406.7 207,223 156.5 8,400 132,369,940
  • 1 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.
  • 2 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.
  • 3 Includes state police agencies that report aggregately for the entire state.
  • 4 Suburban areas include law enforcement agencies in cities with less than 50,000 inhabitants and county law enforcement agencies that are within a Metropolitan Statistical Area. Suburban areas exclude all metropolitan agencies associated with a principal city. The agencies associated with suburban areas also appear in other groups within this table.

Data Declaration

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