Home Crime in the U.S. 2017 Preliminary Report Tables Table 1

Table 1

January to June 2016–2017

Percent Change

by Population Group

Population group Number
of
agencies
Population Violent
crime
Murder Rape1 Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property
crime
Burglary Larceny-
theft
Motor
vehicle
theft
Arson
Total 13,033 257,296,878 -0.8 +1.5 -2.4 -2.2 -0.1 -2.9 -6.1 -3.0 +4.1 -3.5
Cities:
1,000,000 and over 9 23,737,818 -3.3 -1.9 -0.1 -4.4 -3.2 +0.5 -0.7 +0.2 +3.4 -1.7
500,000 to 999,999 19 13,979,973 +1.2 +18.7 -1.5 -1.6 +2.7 -0.4 +0.1 -1.3 +3.7 +4.8
250,000 to 499,999 44 15,237,459 * +9.7 -3.8 -1.5 +1.1 +0.3 -3.2 +0.5 +4.2 +0.5
100,000 to 249,999 190 28,206,960 +0.5 +8.8 +0.6 -0.7 +0.8 -1.9 -5.1 -2.0 +3.2 -3.8
50,000 to 99,999 419 29,140,791 +0.7 -0.4 * +1.0 +0.7 -2.8 -5.2 -3.2 +4.9 +3.1
25,000 to 49,999 735 25,391,222 +1.0 +7.6 -1.1 -1.6 +2.2 -4.2 -8.5 -4.0 +4.2 -6.1
10,000 to 24,999 1,556 24,884,843 -0.3 +4.3 +0.7 -3.6 +0.5 -5.2 -8.0 -5.4 +5.8 +3.2
Under 10,000 6,550 19,965,071 -2.9 -13.1 -7.2 -7.6 -1.0 -4.2 -7.1 -4.4 +8.5 -6.9
Counties:
Metropolitan2 1,580 55,879,536 -1.5 -12.9 -3.3 -2.2 -0.8 -5.4 -10.6 -4.7 +1.8 -9.2
Nonmetropolitan3 1,931 20,873,205 -6.1 -16.2 -12.2 -13.2 -3.8 -6.9 -9.0 -8.0 +10.3 -19.4
  • 1 The figures shown in the rape column include only those reported by law enforcement agencies that used the revised Uniform Crime Reporting definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.
  • 2 Includes crimes reported to sheriffs' departments, county police departments, and state police within Metropolitan Statistical Areas.
  • 3 Includes crimes reported to sheriffs' departments, county police departments, and state police outside Metropolitan Statistical Areas.
  • *Less than one-tenth of 1 percent.

Data Declaration

Provides the methodology used in constructing this table and other pertinent information about this table.