Table 19

Rate: Number of Crimes per 100,000 Inhabitants

Additional Information About Selected Offenses

by Population Group, 2017

Rape1 Robbery Aggravated assault Burglary Motor vehicle theft Number
of
agencies
2017
estimated
population
Rape by
force
Assault to
rape-
attempts
Firearm Knife or
cutting
instrument
Other
weapon
Strong-arm Firearm Knife or
cutting
instrument
Other
weapon
Hands,
fists,
feet, etc.
Forcible
entry
Unlawful
entry
Attempted
forcible
entry
Autos Trucks
and
buses
Other
vehicles
TOTAL ALL AGENCIES: Number of offenses known 114,793 5,649 118,745 23,710 28,555 121,126 195,194 127,897 230,469 188,196 730,575 460,600 79,714 544,944 108,936 68,589 14,121 293,541,938
Rate 40.4 2.0 40.5 8.1 9.7 41.3 66.5 43.6 78.5 64.1 248.9 156.9 27.2 185.6 37.1 23.4
TOTAL CITIES Number of offenses known 85,114 4,424 101,850 21,057 24,942 107,643 155,606 103,970 176,309 139,473 539,947 335,624 62,280 442,903 86,739 47,127 10,231 198,972,636
Rate 43.9 2.3 51.2 10.6 12.5 54.1 78.2 52.3 88.6 70.1 271.4 168.7 31.3 222.6 43.6 23.7
GROUP I (250,000 and over) Number of offenses known 32,151 1,932 58,767 11,280 13,136 59,020 83,205 48,408 81,880 46,914 216,325 100,285 22,043 193,779 47,640 17,988 80 58,783,977
Rate 56.1 3.4 100.0 19.2 22.3 100.4 141.5 82.3 139.3 79.8 368.0 170.6 37.5 329.6 81.0 30.6
1,000,000 and over (Group I subset) Number of offenses known 12,203 844 20,893 5,186 5,351 25,368 23,696 21,247 31,344 22,588 70,324 29,693 6,695 58,701 20,938 6,187 10 25,129,639
Rate 48.6 3.4 83.1 20.6 21.3 100.9 94.3 84.5 124.7 89.9 279.8 118.2 26.6 233.6 83.3 24.6
500,000 to 999,999 (Group I subset) Number of offenses known 10,485 591 22,235 3,746 5,053 16,860 32,359 15,671 30,397 13,121 84,286 37,449 8,637 70,776 16,313 6,738 24 17,571,403
Rate 62.9 3.5 126.5 21.3 28.8 96.0 184.2 89.2 173.0 74.7 479.7 213.1 49.2 402.8 92.8 38.3
250,000 to 499,999 (Group I subset) Number of offenses known 9,463 497 15,639 2,348 2,732 16,792 27,150 11,490 20,139 11,205 61,715 33,143 6,711 64,302 10,389 5,063 46 16,082,935
Rate 61.0 3.2 97.2 14.6 17.0 104.4 168.8 71.4 125.2 69.7 383.7 206.1 41.7 399.8 64.6 31.5
GROUP II (100,000 to 249,999) Number of offenses known 14,550 542 16,731 3,665 4,262 16,805 26,062 17,420 27,836 19,259 94,543 59,455 11,910 89,853 16,085 9,185 211 31,429,032
Rate 47.5 1.8 53.2 11.7 13.6 53.5 82.9 55.4 88.6 61.3 300.8 189.2 37.9 285.9 51.2 29.2
GROUP III (50,000 to 99,999) Number of offenses known 11,788 473 10,550 2,687 3,175 13,907 16,894 13,208 22,711 18,907 75,718 53,908 9,443 63,428 10,496 7,158 470 32,858,943
Rate 36.9 1.5 32.1 8.2 9.7 42.3 51.4 40.2 69.1 57.5 230.4 164.1 28.7 193.0 31.9 21.8
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) Number of offenses known 9,798 465 7,252 1,625 2,068 8,272 12,157 9,784 16,474 15,081 57,225 42,367 7,266 39,762 4,942 4,703 804 28,011,704
Rate 35.9 1.7 25.9 5.8 7.4 29.5 43.4 34.9 58.8 53.8 204.3 151.2 25.9 141.9 17.6 16.8
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) Number of offenses known 8,610 364 5,385 1,129 1,468 5,708 9,964 8,222 14,745 16,273 52,313 42,763 6,111 31,915 4,436 4,110 1,673 26,638,355
Rate 33.3 1.4 20.2 4.2 5.5 21.4 37.4 30.9 55.4 61.1 196.4 160.5 22.9 119.8 16.7 15.4
GROUP VI (under 10,000) Number of offenses known 8,217 648 3,165 671 833 3,931 7,324 6,928 12,663 23,039 43,823 36,846 5,507 24,166 3,140 3,983 6,993 21,250,625
Rate 39.8 3.1 14.9 3.2 3.9 18.5 34.5 32.6 59.6 108.4 206.2 173.4 25.9 113.7 14.8 18.7
METROPOLITAN COUNTIES Number of offenses known 21,479 852 15,767 2,461 3,292 12,554 32,256 19,504 43,762 35,062 140,531 92,775 14,141 84,954 18,090 16,918 1,783 71,592,146
Rate 31.2 1.2 22.0 3.4 4.6 17.5 45.1 27.2 61.1 49.0 196.3 129.6 19.8 118.7 25.3 23.6
NONMETROPOLITAN COUNTIES Number of offenses known 8,200 373 1,128 192 321 929 7,332 4,423 10,398 13,661 50,097 32,201 3,293 17,087 4,107 4,544 2,107 22,977,156
Rate 37.5 1.7 4.9 0.8 1.4 4.0 31.9 19.2 45.3 59.5 218.0 140.1 14.3 74.4 17.9 19.8
SUBURBAN AREAS2 Number of offenses known 37,651 1,727 26,662 4,802 6,312 25,246 48,609 33,846 69,342 66,132 231,851 164,479 27,186 151,938 26,841 25,472 7,780 127,025,777
Rate 30.7 1.4 21.0 3.8 5.0 19.9 38.3 26.6 54.6 52.1 182.5 129.5 21.4 119.6 21.1 20.1
  • 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 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.