Table 1

January to June 2015–2016

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 13,366 272,120,479 +5.3 +5.2 +3.5 +4.4 +3.2 +6.5 -0.6 -3.4 -0.8 +6.6 -1.1
Cities:
1,000,000 and over 10 25,844,935 +9.7 +21.6 +11.3 - +6.3 +11.4 +2.1 -5.4 +3.3 +5.9 +5.3
500,000 to 999,999 21 15,272,484 +5.2 +2.3 -0.1 -2.4 +2.0 +7.8 +0.1 -2.7 -0.2 +7.1 +0.7
250,000 to 499,999 46 15,694,486 +4.3 +6.1 +11.0 +2.2 -0.2 +5.9 -0.6 -4.3 -0.5 +4.9 -4.8
100,000 to 249,999 208 30,929,824 +5.1 +2.6 +3.1 -4.6 +3.9 +6.1 +0.2 -3.1 * +7.6 -0.7
50,000 to 99,999 422 29,443,924 +4.1 -3.8 +7.4 +6.4 +3.3 +4.0 +0.5 -1.8 +0.1 +8.8 -1.3
25,000 to 49,999 763 26,325,532 +4.0 -5.8 +3.7 +7.6 +1.7 +5.0 -0.5 -1.5 -0.8 +5.7 -3.0
10,000 to 24,999 1,617 25,871,294 +1.1 -6.4 -5.6 +5.7 +1.4 +2.3 -2.5 -2.0 -3.3 +7.0 -6.6
Under 10,000 6,676 20,950,502 +2.4 +16.7 +0.1 -11.5 +3.1 +2.8 -3.5 -2.8 -4.3 +8.8 -2.4
Counties:
Metropolitan4 1,569 59,667,439 +6.3 +10.9 +2.9 +16.2 +1.8 +7.8 -1.5 -5.2 -1.1 +5.9 -0.3
Nonmetropolitan5 2,034 22,120,059 +1.6 -14.7 -4.8 +1.1 +13.5 +2.7 -3.9 -4.0 -4.7 +4.3 -3.1
  • 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.
  • * Less than one-tenth of 1 percent.
  • NOTE: No agencies over 1,000,000 in population submitted rape data using the legacy UCR definition in 2016; 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.