Table 18

Rate: Number of Crimes per 100,000 Inhabitants

by Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties1 by Population Group, 2018

Population group Population range Violent crime Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Rape2 Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property crime Burglary Larceny-theft Motor vehicle
theft
Number
of
agencies
2018
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
METROPOLITAN
COUNTIES
100,000 and over 112,401 266.9 1,518 3.6 13,134 31.9 21,988 52.2 75,761 179.9 660,372 1,568.2 116,868 277.5 477,030 1,132.8 66,474 157.9 158 42,108,975
25,000 to 99,999 42,762 197.7 556 2.6 6,530 31.8 3,506 16.2 32,170 148.7 252,594 1,167.8 62,181 287.5 167,956 776.5 22,457 103.8 416 21,629,132
Under 25,000 18,098 402.8 234 5.2 3,114 70.3 1,225 27.3 13,525 301.0 92,041 2,048.7 17,851 397.3 58,869 1,310.3 15,321 341.0 1,301 4,492,718
NONMETROPOLITAN
COUNTIES

25,000 and over 17,616 188.6 256 2.7 3,209 36.0 1,079 11.6 13,072 140.0 99,175 1,061.9 28,988 310.4 60,638 649.2 9,549 102.2 233 9,339,811
10,000 to 24,999 14,311 175.1 222 2.7 2,369 29.7 690 8.4 11,030 134.9 79,833 976.7 24,139 295.3 48,240 590.2 7,454 91.2 505 8,173,547
Under 10,000 11,309 312.1 229 6.3 2,771 76.9 294 8.1 8,015 221.2 47,759 1,318.2 13,434 370.8 28,397 783.8 5,928 163.6 1,432 3,623,057
  • 1 Metropolitan counties include sheriffs and county law enforcement agencies associated with a Metropolitan Statistical Area. Nonmetropolitan counties include sheriffs and county law enforcement agencies that are not associated with a Metropolitan Statistical Area.
  • 2 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.

Data Declaration

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