Table 19

Rate: Number of Crimes per 100,000 Inhabitants

Additional Information About Selected Offenses

by Population Group, 2018

Population group Rape1 Robbery Aggravated assault Burglary Motor vehicle theft Number
of
agencies
2018
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 117,196 5,488 96,490 21,049 26,258 108,541 185,437 123,253 223,997 179,008 603,620 390,368 70,052 505,366 106,430 62,545 13,765 284,229,008
Rate 42.3 2.0 33.9 7.4 9.2 38.2 65.2 43.4 78.8 63.0 212.4 137.3 24.6 177.8 37.4 22.0
TOTAL CITIES Number of offenses known 87,845 4,316 84,201 18,919 23,158 97,452 150,845 101,841 175,048 132,162 459,366 290,342 55,411 416,900 87,294 44,167 9,812 196,464,641
Rate 45.7 2.2 42.9 9.6 11.8 49.6 76.8 51.8 89.1 67.3 233.8 147.8 28.2 212.2 44.4 22.5
GROUP I (250,000 and over) Number of offenses known 34,311 1,942 49,085 10,523 12,562 54,193 82,451 49,869 84,699 45,929 189,997 95,076 21,829 184,989 49,860 17,739 83 59,501,878
Rate 59.2 3.3 82.5 17.7 21.1 91.1 138.6 83.8 142.3 77.2 319.3 159.8 36.7 310.9 83.8 29.8
1,000,000 and over (Group I subset) Number of offenses known 12,913 875 17,926 4,908 5,016 24,050 24,662 21,596 31,205 21,745 63,698 28,000 6,862 54,591 24,343 5,944 10 25,167,857
Rate 51.3 3.5 71.2 19.5 19.9 95.6 98.0 85.8 124.0 86.4 253.1 111.3 27.3 216.9 96.7 23.6
500,000 to 999,999 (Group I subset) Number of offenses known 10,862 552 18,836 3,414 5,104 15,943 31,542 16,179 32,164 13,163 71,889 36,038 8,640 70,594 14,345 6,454 25 18,054,682
Rate 63.4 3.2 104.3 18.9 28.3 88.3 174.7 89.6 178.1 72.9 398.2 199.6 47.9 391.0 79.5 35.7
250,000 to 499,999 (Group I subset) Number of offenses known 10,536 515 12,323 2,201 2,442 14,200 26,247 12,094 21,330 11,021 54,410 31,038 6,327 59,804 11,172 5,341 48 16,279,339
Rate 67.1 3.3 75.7 13.5 15.0 87.2 161.2 74.3 131.0 67.7 334.2 190.7 38.9 367.4 68.6 32.8
GROUP II (100,000 to 249,999) Number of offenses known 14,772 622 14,068 3,243 3,909 15,581 24,698 16,520 27,544 18,739 81,003 50,129 9,926 84,097 15,793 8,138 211 31,108,585
Rate 48.4 2.0 45.2 10.4 12.6 50.1 79.4 53.1 88.5 60.2 260.4 161.1 31.9 270.3 50.8 26.2
GROUP III (50,000 to 99,999) Number of offenses known 12,173 494 8,715 2,324 2,879 12,529 16,565 12,708 22,471 18,472 63,546 46,166 7,805 58,294 10,204 6,367 460 32,280,599
Rate 38.8 1.6 27.0 7.2 8.9 38.8 51.3 39.4 69.6 57.2 196.9 143.0 24.2 180.6 31.6 19.7
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) Number of offenses known 10,011 423 5,698 1,336 1,793 6,989 10,734 8,801 14,640 13,877 46,613 35,075 6,370 37,390 4,734 4,600 796 27,627,138
Rate 36.9 1.6 20.6 4.8 6.5 25.3 38.9 31.9 53.0 50.2 168.7 127.0 23.1 135.3 17.1 16.7
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) Number of offenses known 8,690 338 4,177 911 1,171 4,820 9,775 7,480 14,313 14,959 43,457 34,460 4,987 29,943 3,949 3,671 1,609 25,584,366
Rate 34.7 1.3 16.3 3.6 4.6 18.8 38.2 29.2 55.9 58.5 169.9 134.7 19.5 117.0 15.4 14.3
GROUP VI (under 10,000) Number of offenses known 7,888 497 2,458 582 844 3,340 6,622 6,463 11,381 20,186 34,750 29,436 4,494 22,187 2,754 3,652 6,653 20,362,075
Rate 39.6 2.5 12.1 2.9 4.1 16.4 32.5 31.7 55.9 99.1 170.7 144.6 22.1 109.0 13.5 17.9
METROPOLITAN COUNTIES Number of offenses known 21,499 819 11,397 1,970 2,809 10,391 28,258 17,535 39,459 34,917 106,849 74,707 12,140 73,277 15,548 14,506 1,831 67,132,139
Rate 33.0 1.3 17.0 2.9 4.2 15.5 42.1 26.1 58.8 52.0 159.2 111.3 18.1 109.2 23.2 21.6
NONMETROPOLITAN COUNTIES Number of offenses known 7,852 353 892 160 291 698 6,334 3,877 9,490 11,929 37,405 25,319 2,501 15,189 3,588 3,872 2,122 20,632,228
Rate 39.2 1.8 4.3 0.8 1.4 3.4 30.7 18.8 46.0 57.8 181.3 122.7 12.1 73.6 17.4 18.8
SUBURBAN AREAS2 Number of offenses known 37,824 1,599 19,988 3,894 5,573 21,173 43,896 30,939 63,532 64,378 182,600 133,285 23,266 136,057 23,639 22,523 7,664 121,520,421
Rate 31.9 1.3 16.4 3.2 4.6 17.4 36.1 25.5 52.3 53.0 150.3 109.7 19.1 112.0 19.5 18.5
  • 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.

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