Table 4

Crime in the United States1

by Region, Geographic Division, and State, 2016–2017

Area Year Population2 Violent crime3 Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Rape
(revised definition)4
Robbery Aggravated assault Property crime Burglary Larceny-theft Motor vehicle theft
Rate per
100,000
Rate per
100,000
Rate per
100,000
Rate per
100,000
Rate per
100,000
Rate per
100,000
Rate per
100,000
Rate per
100,000
Rate per
100,000
United States Total5, 6 2016 323,405,935 1,285,606 397.5 17,413 5.4 132,414 40.9 332,797 102.9 802,982 248.3 7,928,530 2,451.6 1,516,405 468.9 5,644,835 1,745.4 767,290 237.3
2017 325,719,178 1,283,220 394.0 17,284 5.3 135,755 41.7 319,356 98.0 810,825 248.9 7,694,086 2,362.2 1,401,840 430.4 5,519,107 1,694.4 773,139 237.4
Percent change -0.2 -0.9 -0.7 -1.4 +2.5 +1.8 -4.0 -4.7 +1.0 +0.3 -3.0 -3.6 -7.6 -8.2 -2.2 -2.9 +0.8 *
Northeast 2016 56,359,360 178,406 316.6 1,977 3.5 16,763 29.7 52,958 94.0 106,708 189.3 907,781 1,610.7 142,092 252.1 708,772 1,257.6 56,917 101.0
2017 56,470,581 172,042 304.7 1,957 3.5 16,863 29.9 48,714 86.3 104,508 185.1 880,154 1,558.6 127,908 226.5 695,447 1,231.5 56,799 100.6
Percent change -3.6 -3.8 -1.0 -1.2 +0.6 +0.4 -8.0 -8.2 -2.1 -2.3 -3.0 -3.2 -10.0 -10.2 -1.9 -2.1 -0.2 -0.4
New England 2016 14,757,573 41,841 283.5 296 2.0 4,569 31.0 9,394 63.7 27,582 186.9 242,151 1,640.9 41,835 283.5 182,176 1,234.5 18,140 122.9
2017 14,810,001 40,519 273.6 346 2.3 4,833 32.6 8,918 60.2 26,422 178.4 228,293 1,541.5 36,958 249.5 173,101 1,168.8 18,234 123.1
Percent change -3.2 -3.5 +16.9 +16.5 +5.8 +5.4 -5.1 -5.4 -4.2 -4.5 -5.7 -6.1 -11.7 -12.0 -5.0 -5.3 +0.5 +0.2
Connecticut 2016 3,587,685 8,169 227.7 79 2.2 791 22.0 2,711 75.6 4,588 127.9 64,875 1,808.3 10,107 281.7 47,642 1,327.9 7,126 198.6
2017 3,588,184 8,180 228.0 102 2.8 837 23.3 2,813 78.4 4,428 123.4 63,509 1,769.9 8,890 247.8 47,310 1,318.5 7,309 203.7
Percent change +0.1 +0.1 +29.1 +29.1 +5.8 +5.8 +3.8 +3.7 -3.5 -3.5 -2.1 -2.1 -12.0 -12.1 -0.7 -0.7 +2.6 +2.6
Maine 2016 1,330,232 1,649 124.0 20 1.5 413 31.0 268 20.1 948 71.3 21,908 1,646.9 4,001 300.8 17,131 1,287.8 776 58.3
2017 1,335,907 1,617 121.0 23 1.7 473 35.4 249 18.6 872 65.3 20,133 1,507.1 3,334 249.6 16,006 1,198.1 793 59.4
Percent change -1.9 -2.4 +15.0 +14.5 +14.5 +14.0 -7.1 -7.5 -8.0 -8.4 -8.1 -8.5 -16.7 -17.0 -6.6 -7.0 +2.2 +1.8
Massachusetts 2016 6,823,721 25,975 380.7 135 2.0 2,141 31.4 5,365 78.6 18,334 268.7 106,430 1,559.7 19,204 281.4 79,155 1,160.0 8,071 118.3
2017 6,859,819 24,560 358.0 173 2.5 2,197 32.0 4,871 71.0 17,319 252.5 98,575 1,437.0 17,089 249.1 73,946 1,078.0 7,540 109.9
Percent change -5.4 -5.9 +28.1 +27.5 +2.6 +2.1 -9.2 -9.7 -5.5 -6.0 -7.4 -7.9 -11.0 -11.5 -6.6 -7.1 -6.6 -7.1
New Hampshire 2016 1,335,015 2,668 199.8 19 1.4 609 45.6 431 32.3 1,609 120.5 20,323 1,522.3 2,989 223.9 16,454 1,232.5 880 65.9
2017 1,342,795 2,668 198.7 14 1.0 663 49.4 419 31.2 1,572 117.1 18,555 1,381.8 2,574 191.7 15,066 1,122.0 915 68.1
Percent change 0.0 -0.6 -26.3 -26.7 +8.9 +8.2 -2.8 -3.3 -2.3 -2.9 -8.7 -9.2 -13.9 -14.4 -8.4 -9.0 +4.0 +3.4
Rhode Island 2016 1,057,566 2,529 239.1 29 2.7 445 42.1 541 51.2 1,514 143.2 18,910 1,788.1 3,650 345.1 14,157 1,338.6 1,103 104.3
2017 1,059,639 2,460 232.2 20 1.9 445 42.0 474 44.7 1,521 143.5 18,561 1,751.6 3,217 303.6 13,861 1,308.1 1,483 140.0
Percent change -2.7 -2.9 -31.0 -31.2 0.0 -0.2 -12.4 -12.6 +0.5 +0.3 -1.8 -2.0 -11.9 -12.0 -2.1 -2.3 +34.5 +34.2
Vermont 2016 623,354 851 136.5 14 2.2 170 27.3 78 12.5 589 94.5 9,705 1,556.9 1,884 302.2 7,637 1,225.1 184 29.5
2017 623,657 1,034 165.8 14 2.2 218 35.0 92 14.8 710 113.8 8,960 1,436.7 1,854 297.3 6,912 1,108.3 194 31.1
Percent change +21.5 +21.4 0.0 * +28.2 +28.2 +17.9 +17.9 +20.5 +20.5 -7.7 -7.7 -1.6 -1.6 -9.5 -9.5 +5.4 +5.4
Middle Atlantic 2016 41,601,787 136,565 328.3 1,681 4.0 12,194 29.3 43,564 104.7 79,126 190.2 665,630 1,600.0 100,257 241.0 526,596 1,265.8 38,777 93.2
2017 41,660,580 131,523 315.7 1,611 3.9 12,030 28.9 39,796 95.5 78,086 187.4 651,861 1,564.7 90,950 218.3 522,346 1,253.8 38,565 92.6
Percent change -3.7 -3.8 -4.2 -4.3 -1.3 -1.5 -8.6 -8.8 -1.3 -1.5 -2.1 -2.2 -9.3 -9.4 -0.8 -0.9 -0.5 -0.7
New Jersey 2016 8,978,416 21,861 243.5 378 4.2 1,454 16.2 8,940 99.6 11,089 123.5 138,012 1,537.2 25,229 281.0 101,459 1,130.0 11,324 126.1
2017 9,005,644 20,604 228.8 324 3.6 1,505 16.7 7,895 87.7 10,880 120.8 140,086 1,555.5 23,891 265.3 104,025 1,155.1 12,170 135.1
Percent change -5.7 -6.0 -14.3 -14.5 +3.5 +3.2 -11.7 -12.0 -1.9 -2.2 +1.5 +1.2 -5.3 -5.6 +2.5 +2.2 +7.5 +7.1
New York 2016 19,836,286 74,315 374.6 629 3.2 6,281 31.7 22,310 112.5 45,095 227.3 305,224 1,538.7 39,850 200.9 250,990 1,265.3 14,384 72.5
2017 19,849,399 70,799 356.7 548 2.8 6,324 31.9 20,108 101.3 43,819 220.8 300,555 1,514.2 35,002 176.3 252,143 1,270.3 13,410 67.6
Percent change -4.7 -4.8 -12.9 -12.9 +0.7 +0.6 -9.9 -9.9 -2.8 -2.9 -1.5 -1.6 -12.2 -12.2 +0.5 +0.4 -6.8 -6.8
Pennsylvania 2016 12,787,085 40,389 315.9 674 5.3 4,459 34.9 12,314 96.3 22,942 179.4 222,394 1,739.2 35,178 275.1 174,147 1,361.9 13,069 102.2
2017 12,805,537 40,120 313.3 739 5.8 4,201 32.8 11,793 92.1 23,387 182.6 211,220 1,649.4 32,057 250.3 166,178 1,297.7 12,985 101.4
Percent change -0.7 -0.8 +9.6 +9.5 -5.8 -5.9 -4.2 -4.4 +1.9 +1.8 -5.0 -5.2 -8.9 -9.0 -4.6 -4.7 -0.6 -0.8
Midwest 2016 67,978,168 258,949 380.9 3,956 5.8 32,271 47.5 64,138 94.4 158,584 233.3 1,549,241 2,279.0 301,149 443.0 1,116,188 1,642.0 131,904 194.0
2017 68,179,351 259,566 380.7 3,914 5.7 33,370 48.9 61,004 89.5 161,278 236.5 1,505,278 2,207.8 275,410 403.9 1,092,608 1,602.5 137,260 201.3
Percent change +0.2 -0.1 -1.1 -1.4 +3.4 +3.1 -4.9 -5.2 +1.7 +1.4 -2.8 -3.1 -8.5 -8.8 -2.1 -2.4 +4.1 +3.8
East North Central 2016 46,798,649 181,827 388.5 3,019 6.5 22,479 48.0 49,524 105.8 106,805 228.2 1,034,821 2,211.2 208,077 444.6 742,456 1,586.5 84,288 180.1
2017 46,885,244 180,826 385.7 2,859 6.1 23,210 49.5 46,605 99.4 108,152 230.7 984,783 2,100.4 185,412 395.5 713,795 1,522.4 85,576 182.5
Percent change -0.6 -0.7 -5.3 -5.5 +3.3 +3.1 -5.9 -6.1 +1.3 +1.1 -4.8 -5.0 -10.9 -11.1 -3.9 -4.0 +1.5 +1.3
Illinois 2016 12,835,726 56,054 436.7 1,061 8.3 5,003 39.0 17,829 138.9 32,161 250.6 263,256 2,051.0 48,193 375.5 195,196 1,520.7 19,867 154.8
2017 12,802,023 56,180 438.8 997 7.8 5,556 43.4 17,567 137.2 32,060 250.4 257,497 2,011.4 43,459 339.5 193,157 1,508.8 20,881 163.1
Percent change +0.2 +0.5 -6.0 -5.8 +11.1 +11.3 -1.5 -1.2 -0.3 -0.1 -2.2 -1.9 -9.8 -9.6 -1.0 -0.8 +5.1 +5.4
Indiana 2016 6,634,007 26,516 399.7 431 6.5 2,449 36.9 7,291 109.9 16,345 246.4 168,460 2,539.3 33,567 506.0 120,454 1,815.7 14,439 217.7
2017 6,666,818 26,598 399.0 397 6.0 2,625 39.4 6,600 99.0 16,976 254.6 161,132 2,416.9 30,140 452.1 115,591 1,733.8 15,401 231.0
Percent change +0.3 -0.2 -7.9 -8.3 +7.2 +6.7 -9.5 -9.9 +3.9 +3.3 -4.3 -4.8 -10.2 -10.7 -4.0 -4.5 +6.7 +6.1
Michigan 2016 9,933,445 45,782 460.9 612 6.2 7,268 73.2 7,123 71.7 30,779 309.9 190,249 1,915.2 39,738 400.0 130,249 1,311.2 20,262 204.0
2017 9,962,311 44,826 450.0 569 5.7 7,031 70.6 6,488 65.1 30,738 308.5 179,318 1,800.0 35,641 357.8 124,104 1,245.7 19,573 196.5
Percent change -2.1 -2.4 -7.0 -7.3 -3.3 -3.5 -8.9 -9.2 -0.1 -0.4 -5.7 -6.0 -10.3 -10.6 -4.7 -5.0 -3.4 -3.7
Ohio 2016 11,622,554 35,759 307.7 683 5.9 5,754 49.5 12,574 108.2 16,748 144.1 300,945 2,589.3 67,081 577.2 214,102 1,842.1 19,762 170.0
2017 11,658,609 34,683 297.5 710 6.1 5,859 50.3 11,605 99.5 16,509 141.6 282,034 2,419.1 58,573 502.4 203,208 1,743.0 20,253 173.7
Percent change -3.0 -3.3 +4.0 +3.6 +1.8 +1.5 -7.7 -8.0 -1.4 -1.7 -6.3 -6.6 -12.7 -13.0 -5.1 -5.4 +2.5 +2.2
Wisconsin 2016 5,772,917 17,716 306.9 232 4.0 2,005 34.7 4,707 81.5 10,772 186.6 111,911 1,938.6 19,498 337.7 82,455 1,428.3 9,958 172.5
2017 5,795,483 18,539 319.9 186 3.2 2,139 36.9 4,345 75.0 11,869 204.8 104,802 1,808.3 17,599 303.7 77,735 1,341.3 9,468 163.4
Percent change +4.6 +4.2 -19.8 -20.1 +6.7 +6.3 -7.7 -8.1 +10.2 +9.8 -6.4 -6.7 -9.7 -10.1 -5.7 -6.1 -4.9 -5.3
West North Central 2016 21,179,519 77,122 364.1 937 4.4 9,792 46.2 14,614 69.0 51,779 244.5 514,420 2,428.9 93,072 439.4 373,732 1,764.6 47,616 224.8
2017 21,294,107 78,740 369.8 1,055 5.0 10,160 47.7 14,399 67.6 53,126 249.5 520,495 2,444.3 89,998 422.6 378,813 1,779.0 51,684 242.7
Percent change +2.1 +1.5 +12.6 +12.0 +3.8 +3.2 -1.5 -2.0 +2.6 +2.0 +1.2 +0.6 -3.3 -3.8 +1.4 +0.8 +8.5 +8.0
Iowa 2016 3,130,869 9,170 292.9 73 2.3 1,278 40.8 1,150 36.7 6,669 213.0 65,888 2,104.5 15,306 488.9 45,580 1,455.8 5,002 159.8
2017 3,145,711 9,230 293.4 104 3.3 1,234 39.2 1,253 39.8 6,639 211.0 66,855 2,125.3 15,078 479.3 46,198 1,468.6 5,579 177.4
Percent change +0.7 +0.2 +42.5 +41.8 -3.4 -3.9 +9.0 +8.4 -0.4 -0.9 +1.5 +1.0 -1.5 -2.0 +1.4 +0.9 +11.5 +11.0
Kansas 2016 2,907,731 11,665 401.2 132 4.5 1,618 55.6 1,757 60.4 8,158 280.6 82,293 2,830.1 14,759 507.6 60,119 2,067.6 7,415 255.0
2017 2,913,123 12,030 413.0 160 5.5 1,627 55.9 1,785 61.3 8,458 290.3 81,593 2,800.9 13,931 478.2 59,816 2,053.3 7,846 269.3
Percent change +3.1 +2.9 +21.2 +21.0 +0.6 +0.4 +1.6 +1.4 +3.7 +3.5 -0.9 -1.0 -5.6 -5.8 -0.5 -0.7 +5.8 +5.6
Minnesota 2016 5,525,050 13,365 241.9 101 1.8 2,349 42.5 3,730 67.5 7,185 130.0 117,723 2,130.7 18,582 336.3 90,421 1,636.6 8,720 157.8
2017 5,576,606 13,291 238.3 113 2.0 2,385 42.8 3,621 64.9 7,172 128.6 122,212 2,191.5 18,787 336.9 93,446 1,675.7 9,979 178.9
Percent change -0.6 -1.5 +11.9 +10.8 +1.5 +0.6 -2.9 -3.8 -0.2 -1.1 +3.8 +2.9 +1.1 +0.2 +3.3 +2.4 +14.4 +13.4
Missouri 2016 6,091,176 31,720 520.8 538 8.8 2,557 42.0 6,576 108.0 22,049 362.0 170,661 2,801.8 31,716 520.7 120,649 1,980.7 18,296 300.4
2017 6,113,532 32,420 530.3 600 9.8 2,729 44.6 6,351 103.9 22,740 372.0 173,253 2,833.9 30,081 492.0 123,251 2,016.0 19,921 325.9
Percent change +2.2 +1.8 +11.5 +11.1 +6.7 +6.3 -3.4 -3.8 +3.1 +2.8 +1.5 +1.1 -5.2 -5.5 +2.2 +1.8 +8.9 +8.5
Nebraska 2016 1,907,603 5,661 296.8 49 2.6 1,108 58.1 946 49.6 3,558 186.5 43,197 2,264.5 6,459 338.6 32,009 1,678.0 4,729 247.9
2017 1,920,076 5,873 305.9 43 2.2 1,191 62.0 968 50.4 3,671 191.2 43,663 2,274.0 6,472 337.1 31,988 1,666.0 5,203 271.0
Percent change +3.7 +3.1 -12.2 -12.8 +7.5 +6.8 +2.3 +1.7 +3.2 +2.5 +1.1 +0.4 +0.2 -0.4 -0.1 -0.7 +10.0 +9.3
North Dakota 2016 755,548 1,905 252.1 16 2.1 356 47.1 181 24.0 1,352 178.9 17,451 2,309.7 3,248 429.9 12,249 1,621.2 1,954 258.6
2017 755,393 2,125 281.3 10 1.3 399 52.8 183 24.2 1,533 202.9 16,602 2,197.8 2,942 389.5 11,887 1,573.6 1,773 234.7
Percent change +11.5 +11.6 -37.5 -37.5 +12.1 +12.1 +1.1 +1.1 +13.4 +13.4 -4.9 -4.8 -9.4 -9.4 -3.0 -2.9 -9.3 -9.2
South Dakota 2016 861,542 3,636 422.0 28 3.2 526 61.1 274 31.8 2,808 325.9 17,207 1,997.2 3,002 348.4 12,705 1,474.7 1,500 174.1
2017 869,666 3,771 433.6 25 2.9 595 68.4 238 27.4 2,913 335.0 16,317 1,876.2 2,707 311.3 12,227 1,405.9 1,383 159.0
Percent change +3.7 +2.7 -10.7 -11.5 +13.1 +12.1 -13.1 -14.0 +3.7 +2.8 -5.2 -6.1 -9.8 -10.7 -3.8 -4.7 -7.8 -8.7
South5,6 2016 122,423,457 528,273 431.5 8,027 6.6 49,829 40.7 129,408 105.7 341,009 278.5 3,348,650 2,735.3 685,526 560.0 2,393,605 1,955.2 269,519 220.2
2017 123,658,624 524,110 423.8 7,928 6.4 50,249 40.6 121,290 98.1 344,643 278.7 3,227,423 2,609.9 629,601 509.1 2,323,145 1,878.7 274,677 222.1
Percent change -0.8 -1.8 -1.2 -2.2 +0.8 -0.2 -6.3 -7.2 +1.1 +0.1 -3.6 -4.6 -8.2 -9.1 -2.9 -3.9 +1.9 +0.9
South Atlantic5,6 2016 63,991,523 259,114 404.9 4,126 6.4 22,502 35.2 66,916 104.6 165,570 258.7 1,693,453 2,646.4 329,778 515.3 1,234,149 1,928.6 129,526 202.4
2017 64,705,532 251,287 388.4 3,995 6.2 22,003 34.0 61,622 95.2 163,667 252.9 1,620,766 2,504.8 295,702 457.0 1,195,134 1,847.0 129,930 200.8
Percent change -3.0 -4.1 -3.2 -4.2 -2.2 -3.3 -7.9 -8.9 -1.1 -2.2 -4.3 -5.3 -10.3 -11.3 -3.2 -4.2 +0.3 -0.8
Delaware 2016 952,698 4,859 510.0 58 6.1 311 32.6 1,359 142.6 3,131 328.6 26,370 2,767.9 5,028 527.8 19,812 2,079.6 1,530 160.6
2017 961,939 4,361 453.4 54 5.6 334 34.7 1,082 112.5 2,891 300.5 23,477 2,440.6 3,970 412.7 18,138 1,885.6 1,369 142.3
Percent change -10.2 -11.1 -6.9 -7.8 +7.4 +6.4 -20.4 -21.1 -7.7 -8.6 -11.0 -11.8 -21.0 -21.8 -8.4 -9.3 -10.5 -11.4
District of Columbia5 2016 684,336 8,236 1,203.5 136 19.9 533 77.9 3,500 511.4 4,067 594.3 32,377 4,731.2 2,361 345.0 27,089 3,958.4 2,927 427.7
2017 693,972 6,974 1,004.9 116 16.7 444 64.0 2,623 378.0 3,791 546.3 29,729 4,283.9 1,809 260.7 25,333 3,650.4 2,587 372.8
Percent change -15.3 -16.5 -14.7 -15.9 -16.7 -17.9 -25.1 -26.1 -6.8 -8.1 -8.2 -9.5 -23.4 -24.4 -6.5 -7.8 -11.6 -12.8
Florida 2016 20,656,589 88,700 429.4 1,111 5.4 7,598 36.8 20,175 97.7 59,816 289.6 553,812 2,681.0 100,325 485.7 410,352 1,986.5 43,135 208.8
2017 20,984,400 85,625 408.0 1,057 5.0 7,940 37.8 18,597 88.6 58,031 276.5 527,220 2,512.4 88,853 423.4 395,453 1,884.5 42,914 204.5
Percent change -3.5 -5.0 -4.9 -6.3 +4.5 +2.9 -7.8 -9.3 -3.0 -4.5 -4.8 -6.3 -11.4 -12.8 -3.6 -5.1 -0.5 -2.1
Georgia 2016 10,313,620 40,268 390.4 682 6.6 3,381 32.8 12,114 117.5 24,091 233.6 307,305 2,979.6 62,715 608.1 218,127 2,114.9 26,463 256.6
2017 10,429,379 37,258 357.2 703 6.7 2,718 26.1 10,044 96.3 23,793 228.1 298,298 2,860.2 55,374 530.9 216,661 2,077.4 26,263 251.8
Percent change -7.5 -8.5 +3.1 +1.9 -19.6 -20.5 -17.1 -18.0 -1.2 -2.3 -2.9 -4.0 -11.7 -12.7 -0.7 -1.8 -0.8 -1.9
Maryland 2016 6,024,752 29,019 481.7 536 8.9 1,827 30.3 10,815 179.5 15,841 262.9 139,716 2,319.0 24,832 412.2 100,995 1,676.3 13,889 230.5
2017 6,052,177 30,273 500.2 546 9.0 1,691 27.9 11,200 185.1 16,836 278.2 134,496 2,222.3 23,508 388.4 97,420 1,609.7 13,568 224.2
Percent change +4.3 +3.8 +1.9 +1.4 -7.4 -7.9 +3.6 +3.1 +6.3 +5.8 -3.7 -4.2 -5.3 -5.8 -3.5 -4.0 -2.3 -2.8
North Carolina6 2016 10,156,689 37,767 371.8 678 6.7 2,847 28.0 9,336 91.9 24,906 245.2 277,765 2,734.8 72,082 709.7 190,377 1,874.4 15,306 150.7
2017 10,273,419 37,364 363.7 591 5.8 2,715 26.4 9,350 91.0 24,708 240.5 261,486 2,545.3 64,786 630.6 180,902 1,760.9 15,798 153.8
Percent change -1.1 -2.2 -12.8 -13.8 -4.6 -5.7 +0.1 -1.0 -0.8 -1.9 -5.9 -6.9 -10.1 -11.1 -5.0 -6.1 +3.2 +2.0
South Carolina 2016 4,959,822 25,137 506.8 358 7.2 2,491 50.2 4,071 82.1 18,217 367.3 161,534 3,256.9 33,149 668.4 114,455 2,307.6 13,930 280.9
2017 5,024,369 25,432 506.2 390 7.8 2,504 49.8 3,870 77.0 18,668 371.5 160,575 3,195.9 31,306 623.1 115,012 2,289.1 14,257 283.8
Percent change +1.2 -0.1 +8.9 +7.5 +0.5 -0.8 -4.9 -6.2 +2.5 +1.2 -0.6 -1.9 -5.6 -6.8 +0.5 -0.8 +2.3 +1.0
Virginia 2016 8,414,380 18,495 219.8 482 5.7 2,830 33.6 4,826 57.4 10,357 123.1 157,292 1,869.3 20,159 239.6 127,285 1,512.7 9,848 117.0
2017 8,470,020 17,632 208.2 453 5.3 2,862 33.8 4,332 51.1 9,985 117.9 151,855 1,792.9 18,468 218.0 123,215 1,454.7 10,172 120.1
Percent change -4.7 -5.3 -6.0 -6.6 +1.1 +0.5 -10.2 -10.8 -3.6 -4.2 -3.5 -4.1 -8.4 -9.0 -3.2 -3.8 +3.3 +2.6
West Virginia 2016 1,828,637 6,633 362.7 85 4.6 684 37.4 720 39.4 5,144 281.3 37,282 2,038.8 9,127 499.1 25,657 1,403.1 2,498 136.6
2017 1,815,857 6,368 350.7 85 4.7 795 43.8 524 28.9 4,964 273.4 33,630 1,852.0 7,628 420.1 23,000 1,266.6 3,002 165.3
Percent change -4.0 -3.3 0.0 +0.7 +16.2 +17.0 -27.2 -26.7 -3.5 -2.8 -9.8 -9.2 -16.4 -15.8 -10.4 -9.7 +20.2 +21.0
East South Central 2016 18,931,477 87,200 460.6 1,404 7.4 7,748 40.9 18,320 96.8 59,728 315.5 514,692 2,718.7 119,073 629.0 354,409 1,872.1 41,210 217.7
2017 19,029,020 87,888 461.9 1,439 7.6 7,714 40.5 17,108 89.9 61,627 323.9 518,062 2,722.5 115,098 604.9 356,724 1,874.6 46,240 243.0
Percent change +0.8 +0.3 +2.5 +2.0 -0.4 -0.9 -6.6 -7.1 +3.2 +2.7 +0.7 +0.1 -3.3 -3.8 +0.7 +0.1 +12.2 +11.6
Alabama 2016 4,860,545 25,878 532.4 407 8.4 1,915 39.4 4,687 96.4 18,869 388.2 143,259 2,947.4 34,045 700.4 97,498 2,005.9 11,716 241.0
2017 4,874,747 25,551 524.2 404 8.3 2,028 41.6 4,217 86.5 18,902 387.8 144,160 2,957.3 31,477 645.7 99,842 2,048.1 12,841 263.4
Percent change -1.3 -1.6 -0.7 -1.0 +5.9 +5.6 -10.0 -10.3 +0.2 -0.1 +0.6 +0.3 -7.5 -7.8 +2.4 +2.1 +9.6 +9.3
Kentucky 2016 4,436,113 10,452 235.6 265 6.0 1,748 39.4 3,371 76.0 5,068 114.2 97,713 2,202.7 20,932 471.9 66,833 1,506.6 9,948 224.3
2017 4,454,189 10,056 225.8 263 5.9 1,661 37.3 2,958 66.4 5,174 116.2 94,833 2,129.1 20,195 453.4 64,394 1,445.7 10,244 230.0
Percent change -3.8 -4.2 -0.8 -1.2 -5.0 -5.4 -12.3 -12.6 +2.1 +1.7 -2.9 -3.3 -3.5 -3.9 -3.6 -4.0 +3.0 +2.6
Mississippi 2016 2,985,415 8,411 281.7 237 7.9 1,282 42.9 2,433 81.5 4,459 149.4 82,521 2,764.1 23,489 786.8 54,725 1,833.1 4,307 144.3
2017 2,984,100 8,526 285.7 245 8.2 1,091 36.6 2,071 69.4 5,119 171.5 81,581 2,733.9 24,710 828.1 52,240 1,750.6 4,631 155.2
Percent change +1.4 +1.4 +3.4 +3.4 -14.9 -14.9 -14.9 -14.8 +14.8 +14.9 -1.1 -1.1 +5.2 +5.2 -4.5 -4.5 +7.5 +7.6
Tennessee 2016 6,649,404 42,459 638.5 495 7.4 2,803 42.2 7,829 117.7 31,332 471.2 191,199 2,875.4 40,607 610.7 135,353 2,035.6 15,239 229.2
2017 6,715,984 43,755 651.5 527 7.8 2,934 43.7 7,862 117.1 32,432 482.9 197,488 2,940.6 38,716 576.5 140,248 2,088.3 18,524 275.8
Percent change +3.1 +2.0 +6.5 +5.4 +4.7 +3.6 +0.4 -0.6 +3.5 +2.5 +3.3 +2.3 -4.7 -5.6 +3.6 +2.6 +21.6 +20.4
West South Central 2016 39,500,457 181,959 460.7 2,497 6.3 19,579 49.6 44,172 111.8 115,711 292.9 1,140,505 2,887.3 236,675 599.2 805,047 2,038.1 98,783 250.1
2017 39,924,072 184,935 463.2 2,494 6.2 20,532 51.4 42,560 106.6 119,349 298.9 1,088,595 2,726.7 218,801 548.0 771,287 1,931.9 98,507 246.7
Percent change +1.6 +0.6 -0.1 -1.2 +4.9 +3.8 -3.6 -4.7 +3.1 +2.0 -4.6 -5.6 -7.6 -8.5 -4.2 -5.2 -0.3 -1.3
Arkansas 2016 2,988,231 16,563 554.3 217 7.3 2,214 74.1 2,125 71.1 12,007 401.8 98,092 3,282.6 23,814 796.9 67,091 2,245.2 7,187 240.5
2017 3,004,279 16,671 554.9 258 8.6 2,053 68.3 1,935 64.4 12,425 413.6 92,489 3,078.6 21,862 727.7 63,374 2,109.5 7,253 241.4
Percent change +0.7 +0.1 +18.9 +18.3 -7.3 -7.8 -8.9 -9.4 +3.5 +2.9 -5.7 -6.2 -8.2 -8.7 -5.5 -6.0 +0.9 +0.4
Louisiana 2016 4,686,157 26,477 565.0 555 11.8 1,819 38.8 5,575 119.0 18,528 395.4 154,511 3,297.2 34,689 740.2 109,492 2,336.5 10,330 220.4
2017 4,684,333 26,092 557.0 582 12.4 1,867 39.9 5,358 114.4 18,285 390.3 157,712 3,366.8 34,265 731.5 112,485 2,401.3 10,962 234.0
Percent change -1.5 -1.4 +4.9 +4.9 +2.6 +2.7 -3.9 -3.9 -1.3 -1.3 +2.1 +2.1 -1.2 -1.2 +2.7 +2.8 +6.1 +6.2
Oklahoma 2016 3,921,207 17,855 455.3 247 6.3 2,100 53.6 3,174 80.9 12,334 314.5 118,010 3,009.5 29,376 749.2 76,358 1,947.3 12,276 313.1
2017 3,930,864 17,934 456.2 242 6.2 2,142 54.5 3,000 76.3 12,550 319.3 113,066 2,876.4 28,608 727.8 72,207 1,836.9 12,251 311.7
Percent change +0.4 +0.2 -2.0 -2.3 +2.0 +1.7 -5.5 -5.7 +1.8 +1.5 -4.2 -4.4 -2.6 -2.9 -5.4 -5.7 -0.2 -0.4
Texas 2016 27,904,862 121,064 433.8 1,478 5.3 13,446 48.2 33,298 119.3 72,842 261.0 769,892 2,759.0 148,796 533.2 552,106 1,978.5 68,990 247.2
2017 28,304,596 124,238 438.9 1,412 5.0 14,470 51.1 32,267 114.0 76,089 268.8 725,328 2,562.6 134,066 473.7 523,221 1,848.5 68,041 240.4
Percent change +2.6 +1.2 -4.5 -5.8 +7.6 +6.1 -3.1 -4.5 +4.5 +3.0 -5.8 -7.1 -9.9 -11.2 -5.2 -6.6 -1.4 -2.8
West 2016 76,644,950 319,978 417.5 3,453 4.5 33,551 43.8 86,293 112.6 196,681 256.6 2,122,858 2,769.7 387,638 505.8 1,426,270 1,860.9 308,950 403.1
2017 77,410,622 327,502 423.1 3,485 4.5 35,273 45.6 88,348 114.1 200,396 258.9 2,081,231 2,688.6 368,921 476.6 1,407,907 1,818.8 304,403 393.2
Percent change +2.4 +1.3 +0.9 -0.1 +5.1 +4.1 +2.4 +1.4 +1.9 +0.9 -2.0 -2.9 -4.8 -5.8 -1.3 -2.3 -1.5 -2.4
Mountain 2016 23,811,346 102,680 431.2 1,125 4.7 13,278 55.8 21,713 91.2 66,564 279.5 676,849 2,842.5 123,130 517.1 475,693 1,997.8 78,026 327.7
2017 24,158,117 105,943 438.5 1,220 5.1 13,868 57.4 21,876 90.6 68,979 285.5 668,772 2,768.3 121,086 501.2 467,137 1,933.7 80,549 333.4
Percent change +3.2 +1.7 +8.4 +6.9 +4.4 +2.9 +0.8 -0.7 +3.6 +2.1 -1.2 -2.6 -1.7 -3.1 -1.8 -3.2 +3.2 +1.8
Arizona 2016 6,908,642 32,542 471.0 389 5.6 3,304 47.8 7,045 102.0 21,804 315.6 207,317 3,000.8 38,216 553.2 150,618 2,180.1 18,483 267.5
2017 7,016,270 35,644 508.0 416 5.9 3,581 51.0 7,440 106.0 24,207 345.0 204,515 2,914.9 37,627 536.3 147,830 2,107.0 19,058 271.6
Percent change +9.5 +7.9 +6.9 +5.3 +8.4 +6.7 +5.6 +4.0 +11.0 +9.3 -1.4 -2.9 -1.5 -3.1 -1.9 -3.4 +3.1 +1.5
Colorado 2016 5,530,105 19,030 344.1 189 3.4 3,635 65.7 3,525 63.7 11,681 211.2 152,146 2,751.2 23,825 430.8 108,680 1,965.2 19,641 355.2
2017 5,607,154 20,638 368.1 221 3.9 3,858 68.8 3,838 68.4 12,721 226.9 151,483 2,701.6 22,813 406.9 106,809 1,904.9 21,861 389.9
Percent change +8.4 +7.0 +16.9 +15.3 +6.1 +4.7 +8.9 +7.4 +8.9 +7.4 -0.4 -1.8 -4.2 -5.6 -1.7 -3.1 +11.3 +9.8
Idaho 2016 1,680,026 3,876 230.7 49 2.9 719 42.8 213 12.7 2,895 172.3 29,357 1,747.4 6,318 376.1 20,962 1,247.7 2,077 123.6
2017 1,716,943 3,888 226.4 32 1.9 707 41.2 196 11.4 2,953 172.0 28,079 1,635.4 5,655 329.4 20,278 1,181.1 2,146 125.0
Percent change +0.3 -1.8 -34.7 -36.1 -1.7 -3.8 -8.0 -10.0 +2.0 -0.2 -4.4 -6.4 -10.5 -12.4 -3.3 -5.3 +3.3 +1.1
Montana 2016 1,038,656 3,886 374.1 37 3.6 598 57.6 268 25.8 2,983 287.2 28,156 2,710.8 3,966 381.8 21,427 2,063.0 2,763 266.0
2017 1,050,493 3,961 377.1 41 3.9 613 58.4 295 28.1 3,012 286.7 27,225 2,591.6 3,615 344.1 21,018 2,000.8 2,592 246.7
Percent change +1.9 +0.8 +10.8 +9.6 +2.5 +1.4 +10.1 +8.8 +1.0 -0.2 -3.3 -4.4 -8.9 -9.9 -1.9 -3.0 -6.2 -7.2
Nevada 2016 2,939,254 19,924 677.9 228 7.8 1,729 58.8 6,338 215.6 11,629 395.6 75,922 2,583.0 18,816 640.2 43,949 1,495.2 13,157 447.6
2017 2,998,039 16,667 555.9 274 9.1 1,890 63.0 4,841 161.5 9,662 322.3 78,322 2,612.4 20,049 668.7 45,461 1,516.4 12,812 427.3
Percent change -16.3 -18.0 +20.2 +17.8 +9.3 +7.2 -23.6 -25.1 -16.9 -18.5 +3.2 +1.1 +6.6 +4.5 +3.4 +1.4 -2.6 -4.5
New Mexico 2016 2,085,432 14,585 699.4 139 6.7 1,527 73.2 2,737 131.2 10,182 488.2 81,930 3,928.7 17,280 828.6 52,907 2,537.0 11,743 563.1
2017 2,088,070 16,359 783.5 148 7.1 1,259 60.3 3,722 178.3 11,230 537.8 82,306 3,941.7 17,917 858.1 52,617 2,519.9 11,772 563.8
Percent change +12.2 +12.0 +6.5 +6.3 -17.6 -17.7 +36.0 +35.8 +10.3 +10.2 +0.5 +0.3 +3.7 +3.6 -0.5 -0.7 +0.2 +0.1
Utah 2016 3,044,321 7,406 243.3 74 2.4 1,560 51.2 1,528 50.2 4,244 139.4 90,561 2,974.8 12,938 425.0 68,261 2,242.2 9,362 307.5
2017 3,101,833 7,410 238.9 73 2.4 1,697 54.7 1,468 47.3 4,172 134.5 86,238 2,780.2 11,817 381.0 64,892 2,092.1 9,529 307.2
Percent change +0.1 -1.8 -1.4 -3.2 +8.8 +6.8 -3.9 -5.7 -1.7 -3.5 -4.8 -6.5 -8.7 -10.4 -4.9 -6.7 +1.8 -0.1
Wyoming 2016 584,910 1,431 244.7 20 3.4 206 35.2 59 10.1 1,146 195.9 11,460 1,959.3 1,771 302.8 8,889 1,519.7 800 136.8
2017 579,315 1,376 237.5 15 2.6 263 45.4 76 13.1 1,022 176.4 10,604 1,830.4 1,593 275.0 8,232 1,421.0 779 134.5
Percent change -3.8 -2.9 -25.0 -24.3 +27.7 +28.9 +28.8 +30.1 -10.8 -10.0 -7.5 -6.6 -10.1 -9.2 -7.4 -6.5 -2.6 -1.7
Pacific 2016 52,833,604 217,298 411.3 2,328 4.4 20,273 38.4 64,580 122.2 130,117 246.3 1,446,009 2,736.9 264,508 500.6 950,577 1,799.2 230,924 437.1
2017 53,252,505 221,559 416.1 2,265 4.3 21,405 40.2 66,472 124.8 131,417 246.8 1,412,459 2,652.4 247,835 465.4 940,770 1,766.6 223,854 420.4
Percent change +2.0 +1.2 -2.7 -3.5 +5.6 +4.8 +2.9 +2.1 +1.0 +0.2 -2.3 -3.1 -6.3 -7.0 -1.0 -1.8 -3.1 -3.8
Alaska 2016 741,522 5,966 804.6 52 7.0 1,053 142.0 850 114.6 4,011 540.9 24,876 3,354.7 4,053 546.6 17,766 2,395.9 3,057 412.3
2017 739,795 6,133 829.0 62 8.4 863 116.7 951 128.5 4,257 575.4 26,204 3,542.1 4,171 563.8 17,775 2,402.7 4,258 575.6
Percent change +2.8 +3.0 +19.2 +19.5 -18.0 -17.9 +11.9 +12.1 +6.1 +6.4 +5.3 +5.6 +2.9 +3.2 +0.1 +0.3 +39.3 +39.6
California 2016 39,296,476 174,796 444.8 1,930 4.9 13,702 34.9 54,789 139.4 104,375 265.6 1,002,070 2,550.0 188,304 479.2 637,010 1,621.0 176,756 449.8
2017 39,536,653 177,627 449.3 1,830 4.6 14,721 37.2 56,622 143.2 104,454 264.2 987,114 2,496.7 176,690 446.9 642,033 1,623.9 168,391 425.9
Percent change +1.6 +1.0 -5.2 -5.8 +7.4 +6.8 +3.3 +2.7 +0.1 -0.5 -1.5 -2.1 -6.2 -6.7 +0.8 +0.2 -4.7 -5.3
Hawaii 2016 1,428,683 3,452 241.6 35 2.4 601 42.1 985 68.9 1,831 128.2 42,353 2,964.5 5,983 418.8 30,871 2,160.8 5,499 384.9
2017 1,427,538 3,577 250.6 39 2.7 567 39.7 1,077 75.4 1,894 132.7 40,392 2,829.5 5,549 388.7 29,574 2,071.7 5,269 369.1
Percent change +3.6 +3.7 +11.4 +11.5 -5.7 -5.6 +9.3 +9.4 +3.4 +3.5 -4.6 -4.6 -7.3 -7.2 -4.2 -4.1 -4.2 -4.1
Oregon 2016 4,085,989 10,983 268.8 116 2.8 1,784 43.7 2,307 56.5 6,776 165.8 121,716 2,978.9 16,919 414.1 91,507 2,239.5 13,290 325.3
2017 4,142,776 11,674 281.8 104 2.5 1,999 48.3 2,432 58.7 7,139 172.3 123,722 2,986.5 17,705 427.4 88,877 2,145.3 17,140 413.7
Percent change +6.3 +4.8 -10.3 -11.6 +12.1 +10.5 +5.4 +4.0 +5.4 +3.9 +1.6 +0.3 +4.6 +3.2 -2.9 -4.2 +29.0 +27.2
Washington 2016 7,280,934 22,101 303.5 195 2.7 3,133 43.0 5,649 77.6 13,124 180.3 254,994 3,502.2 49,249 676.4 173,423 2,381.9 32,322 443.9
2017 7,405,743 22,548 304.5 230 3.1 3,255 44.0 5,390 72.8 13,673 184.6 235,027 3,173.6 43,720 590.4 162,511 2,194.4 28,796 388.8
Percent change +2.0 +0.3 +17.9 +16.0 +3.9 +2.1 -4.6 -6.2 +4.2 +2.4 -7.8 -9.4 -11.2 -12.7 -6.3 -7.9 -10.9 -12.4
Puerto Rico 2016 3,406,520 7,643 224.4 679 19.9 169 5.0 3,201 94.0 3,594 105.5 35,201 1,033.3 8,251 242.2 23,163 680.0 3,787 111.2
2017 3,337,177 7,762 232.6 679 20.3 209 6.3 3,055 91.5 3,819 114.4 31,176 934.2 7,949 238.2 19,633 588.3 3,594 107.7
Percent change +1.6 +3.7 0.0 +2.1 +23.7 +26.2 -4.6 -2.6 +6.3 +8.5 -11.4 -9.6 -3.7 -1.7 -15.2 -13.5 -5.1 -3.1
  • 1 The previous year's crime figures have been adjusted.
  • 2 Population figures are U.S. Census Bureau provisional estimates as of July 1, 2017.
  • 3 The violent crime figures include the offenses of murder, rape (revised definition), robbery, and aggravated assault.
  • 4 The figures shown in the rape (revised definition) column were estimated using the revised Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.
  • 5 Includes offenses reported by the Metro Transit Police and the District of Columbia Fire and Emergency Medical Services: Arson Investigation Unit.
  • 6 This state's agencies submitted rape data according to the legacy UCR definition of rape.
  • * Less than one-tenth of 1 percent.
  • NOTE: Although arson data are included in the trend and clearance tables, sufficient data are not available to estimate totals for this offense. Therefore, no arson data are published in this table.

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Crime in the United States, by Region, Geographic Division, and State, 2016–2017

  • In 2017, the estimated number of violent crimes in the United States decreased 0.2 percent when compared with 2016 data.
  • When comparing the 2-year estimates, violent crimes increased in two of the four regions, with the largest increase (2.4 percent) occurring in the West, followed by an increase of 0.2 percent in the Midwest. Violent crime decreased by 3.6 percent in the Northeast and by 0.8 percent in the South.
  • The estimated number of murders increased 0.9 percent in the West, but decreased in the South by 1.2 percent, in the Midwest by 1.1 percent, and in the Northeast by 1.0 percent.
  • The number of rapes (revised definition), increased 5.1 percent in the West, 3.4 percent in the Midwest, 0.8 percent in the South and 0.6 percent in the Northeast.
  • The estimated number of robbery offenses in 2017 rose 2.4 percent in the West, while decreasing in the Northeast by 8.0 percent, in the South by 6.3 percent, and in the Midwest by 4.9 percent.
  • Estimated aggravated assault offenses increased 1.9 percent in the West, 1.7 percent in the Midwest, and 1.1 percent in the South, but decreased in the Northeast by 2.1 percent.
  • For 2017, the estimated number of property crimes nationwide decreased 3.0 percent when compared with the 2016 estimate.
  • The estimated number of property crimes declined 3.6 percent in the South, 3.0 percent in the Northeast, 2.8 percent in the Midwest, and 2.0 percent in the West.
  • The estimated number of burglaries decreased 10.0 percent in the Northeast, 8.5 percent in the Midwest, 8.2 percent in the South, and 4.8 percent in the West.
  • Larceny-thefts declined 2.9 percent in the South, 2.1 percent in the Midwest, 1.9 percent in the Northeast, and 1.3 percent in the West.
  • When compared with the 2016 estimates, the estimated number of motor vehicle thefts in 2017 decreased 1.5 percent in the West and 0.2 percent in the Northeast. Motor vehicle thefts increased 4.1 percent in the Midwest and 1.9 percent in the South.