Table 16

Rate: Number of Crimes per 100,000 Inhabitants

by Population Group, 2017

Population group Violent crime Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Rape1 Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property crime Burglary Larceny-theft Motor vehicle
theft
Number
of
agencies
2017
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
TOTAL ALL AGENCIES: 1,221,775 400.0 16,446 5.4 125,591 42.4 308,936 101.2 770,802 252.4 7,265,640 2,378.9 1,310,687 429.1 5,212,721 1,706.7 742,232 243.0 14,815 305,422,610
TOTAL CITIES 981,574 469.6 12,999 6.2 94,045 46.2 272,035 130.2 602,495 288.3 5,792,834 2,771.5 972,529 465.3 4,224,859 2,021.3 595,446 284.9 10,828 209,015,851
GROUP I (250,000 and over) 472,560 768.5 6,783 11.0 35,845 59.7 154,090 250.6 275,842 448.6 2,034,977 3,309.4 351,565 571.7 1,412,427 2,297.0 270,985 440.7 81 61,490,148
1,000,000 and over (Group I subset) 200,277 719.5 2,473 8.9 14,809 53.2 68,685 246.8 114,310 410.7 735,685 2,642.9 119,624 429.7 518,657 1,863.3 97,404 349.9 11 27,835,810
500,000 to 999,999 (Group I subset) 152,876 870.0 2,358 13.4 11,076 66.5 47,894 272.6 91,548 521.0 728,714 4,147.2 130,372 742.0 504,515 2,871.2 93,827 534.0 24 17,571,403
250,000 to 499,999 (Group I subset) 119,407 742.4 1,952 12.1 9,960 64.2 37,511 233.2 69,984 435.1 570,578 3,547.7 101,569 631.5 389,255 2,420.3 79,754 495.9 46 16,082,935
GROUP II (100,000 to 249,999) 152,713 473.2 2,121 6.6 15,434 49.0 42,351 131.2 92,807 287.6 994,848 3,082.9 169,373 524.9 709,243 2,197.9 116,232 360.2 217 32,269,399
GROUP III (50,000 to 99,999) 119,145 347.9 1,386 4.0 12,730 38.2 31,337 91.5 73,692 215.1 868,714 2,536.3 143,162 418.0 643,254 1,878.0 82,298 240.3 491 34,251,807
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 89,414 297.8 1,068 3.6 11,032 37.6 20,451 68.1 56,863 189.4 695,293 2,316.1 112,415 374.5 531,582 1,770.7 51,296 170.9 864 30,020,188
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 77,009 269.6 873 3.1 9,714 35.0 14,860 52.0 51,562 180.5 648,930 2,271.4 106,387 372.4 500,122 1,750.6 42,421 148.5 1,789 28,569,221
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 70,733 315.6 768 3.4 9,290 42.6 8,946 39.9 51,729 230.8 550,072 2,454.0 89,627 399.9 428,231 1,910.5 32,214 143.7 7,386 22,415,088
METROPOLITAN COUNTIES 191,537 262.9 2,629 3.6 22,769 32.5 34,301 47.1 131,838 180.9 1,189,830 1,633.0 251,079 344.6 817,962 1,122.6 120,789 165.8 1,828 72,861,356
NONMETROPOLITAN COUNTIES2 48,664 206.7 818 3.5 8,777 39.2 2,600 11.0 36,469 154.9 282,976 1,201.8 87,079 369.8 169,900 721.6 25,997 110.4 2,159 23,545,403
SUBURBAN AREA3 335,122 252.9 4,208 3.2 41,219 32.1 65,527 49.4 224,168 169.1 2,435,027 1,837.3 437,119 329.8 1,788,884 1,349.8 209,024 157.7 8,245 132,531,489
  • 1 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were reported using only the revised Uniform Crime Reporting definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.
  • 2 Includes state police agencies that report aggregately for the entire state.
  • 3 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.