Number and Percent Change, 2015–2016
[14,554 agencies; 2016 estimated population 282,238,499]
|Robbery by location:||Street/highway||108,957||-1.8||38.9||1,191|
|Gas or service station||8,178||+2.1||2.9||970|
|Burglary by location:||Residence (dwelling):||942,177||-7.1||69.5||2,273|
|Nonresidence (store, office, etc.):||412,743||+2.6||30.5||2,562|
|Larceny-theft (except motor vehicle theft):||Total||4,971,925||-1.3||100.0||999|
|Larceny-theft by type:||Pocket-picking||24,352||-0.4||0.5||646|
|From motor vehicles (except accessories)||1,301,447||+6.5||26.2||869|
|Motor vehicle accessories||366,048||+2.0||7.4||541|
|From coin-operated machines||10,877||-6.8||0.2||607|
|Larceny-theft by value:||Over $200||2,256,253||-1.5||45.4||2,140|
|$50 to $200||1,075,664||-4.3||21.6||108|
|Motor vehicle theft||700,143||+6.9||-||7,680|
- 1 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.
- 2 The rape figure in this table is an aggregate total of the data submitted using both the revised and legacy Uniform Crime Reporting definitions. See the data declaration for further explanation.
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Offense Analysis, Number and Percent Change, 2015–2016
- In 2016, the average dollar value per motor vehicle stolen in the U.S. was $7,680. The average dollar value of property taken during burglaries was $2,361; during robberies, $1,400; and during larceny-thefts, $999.
- By location, most burglaries, 69.5 percent, occurred at residences. Most robbery offenses, 38.9 percent, occurred on streets or highways.
- In 2016, the number of robbery offenses increased in six of the seven location categories when compared with the 2015 totals. These locations included commercial houses, gas or service stations, convenience stores, residences, banks, and miscellaneous locations. The number of robberies at convenience stores rose the most, 6.7 percent.
- Most larceny-thefts (45.4 percent) involved property valued at more than $200.