Table 4

Crime in the United States1

by Region, Geographic Division, and State, 2017–2018

Area Year Population2 Violent crime3 Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Rape
(revised definition)4
Robbery Aggravated assault Property crime Burglary Larceny-theft Motor vehicle theft
Rate per
100,000
Rate per
100,000
Rate per
100,000
Rate per
100,000
Rate per
100,000
Rate per
100,000
Rate per
100,000
Rate per
100,000
Rate per
100,000
United States Total5, 6, 7 2017 325,147,121 1,283,875 394.9 17,294 5.3 135,666 41.7 320,596 98.6 810,319 249.2 7,682,988 2,362.9 1,397,045 429.7 5,513,000 1,695.5 772,943 237.7
2018 327,167,434 1,245,065 380.6 16,214 5.0 139,380 42.6 282,061 86.2 807,410 246.8 7,196,045 2,199.5 1,230,149 376.0 5,217,055 1,594.6 748,841 228.9
Percent change -3.0 -3.6 -6.2 -6.8 +2.7 +2.1 -12.0 -12.6 -0.4 -1.0 -6.3 -6.9 -11.9 -12.5 -5.4 -6.0 -3.1 -3.7
Northeast 2017 56,072,676 171,696 306.2 1,967 3.5 16,864 30.1 48,745 86.9 104,120 185.7 872,031 1,555.2 127,621 227.6 687,693 1,226.4 56,717 101.1
2018 56,111,079 164,216 292.7 1,922 3.4 17,480 31.2 41,847 74.6 102,967 183.5 805,435 1,435.4 108,120 192.7 642,606 1,145.2 54,709 97.5
Percent change -4.4 -4.4 -2.3 -2.4 +3.7 +3.6 -14.2 -14.2 -1.1 -1.2 -7.6 -7.7 -15.3 -15.3 -6.6 -6.6 -3.5 -3.6
New England 2017 14,802,967 40,316 272.4 351 2.4 4,846 32.7 8,951 60.5 26,168 176.8 228,239 1,541.8 36,877 249.1 173,141 1,169.6 18,221 123.1
2018 14,853,290 37,992 255.8 290 2.0 4,998 33.6 7,448 50.1 25,256 170.0 207,956 1,400.1 30,647 206.3 159,890 1,076.5 17,419 117.3
Percent change -5.8 -6.1 -17.4 -17.7 +3.1 +2.8 -16.8 -17.1 -3.5 -3.8 -8.9 -9.2 -16.9 -17.2 -7.7 -8.0 -4.4 -4.7
Connecticut 2017 3,573,880 8,190 229.2 105 2.9 850 23.8 2,813 78.7 4,422 123.7 63,646 1,780.9 8,906 249.2 47,418 1,326.8 7,322 204.9
2018 3,572,665 7,411 207.4 83 2.3 840 23.5 2,194 61.4 4,294 120.2 60,055 1,681.0 7,948 222.5 44,724 1,251.8 7,383 206.7
Percent change -9.5 -9.5 -21.0 -20.9 -1.2 -1.1 -22.0 -22.0 -2.9 -2.9 -5.6 -5.6 -10.8 -10.7 -5.7 -5.6 +0.8 +0.9
Maine 2017 1,335,063 1,610 120.6 23 1.7 470 35.2 249 18.7 868 65.0 20,142 1,508.7 3,337 250.0 16,012 1,199.3 793 59.4
2018 1,338,404 1,501 112.1 24 1.8 446 33.3 228 17.0 803 60.0 18,173 1,357.8 2,713 202.7 14,683 1,097.1 777 58.1
Percent change -6.8 -7.0 +4.3 +4.1 -5.1 -5.3 -8.4 -8.7 -7.5 -7.7 -9.8 -10.0 -18.7 -18.9 -8.3 -8.5 -2.0 -2.3
Massachusetts 2017 6,863,246 24,318 354.3 172 2.5 2,199 32.0 4,874 71.0 17,073 248.8 97,977 1,427.6 16,916 246.5 73,573 1,072.0 7,488 109.1
2018 6,902,149 23,337 338.1 136 2.0 2,410 34.9 4,143 60.0 16,648 241.2 87,196 1,263.3 13,862 200.8 66,728 966.8 6,606 95.7
Percent change -4.0 -4.6 -20.9 -21.4 +9.6 +9.0 -15.0 -15.5 -2.5 -3.0 -11.0 -11.5 -18.1 -18.5 -9.3 -9.8 -11.8 -12.3
New Hampshire 2017 1,349,767 2,642 195.7 13 1.0 619 45.9 441 32.7 1,569 116.2 18,550 1,374.3 2,554 189.2 15,087 1,117.7 909 67.3
2018 1,356,458 2,349 173.2 21 1.5 534 39.4 359 26.5 1,435 105.8 16,935 1,248.5 1,847 136.2 14,219 1,048.2 869 64.1
Percent change -11.1 -11.5 +61.5 +60.7 -13.7 -14.2 -18.6 -19.0 -8.5 -9.0 -8.7 -9.2 -27.7 -28.0 -5.8 -6.2 -4.4 -4.9
Rhode Island 2017 1,056,486 2,474 234.2 21 2.0 454 43.0 474 44.9 1,525 144.3 18,585 1,759.1 3,219 304.7 13,882 1,314.0 1,484 140.5
2018 1,057,315 2,317 219.1 16 1.5 481 45.5 454 42.9 1,366 129.2 17,561 1,660.9 2,810 265.8 13,220 1,250.3 1,531 144.8
Percent change -6.3 -6.4 -23.8 -23.9 +5.9 +5.9 -4.2 -4.3 -10.4 -10.5 -5.5 -5.6 -12.7 -12.8 -4.8 -4.8 +3.2 +3.1
Vermont 2017 624,525 1,082 173.3 17 2.7 254 40.7 100 16.0 711 113.8 9,339 1,495.4 1,945 311.4 7,169 1,147.9 225 36.0
2018 626,299 1,077 172.0 10 1.6 287 45.8 70 11.2 710 113.4 8,036 1,283.1 1,467 234.2 6,316 1,008.5 253 40.4
Percent change -0.5 -0.7 -41.2 -41.3 +13.0 +12.7 -30.0 -30.2 -0.1 -0.4 -14.0 -14.2 -24.6 -24.8 -11.9 -12.1 +12.4 +12.1
Middle Atlantic 2017 41,269,709 131,380 318.3 1,616 3.9 12,018 29.1 39,794 96.4 77,952 188.9 643,792 1,560.0 90,744 219.9 514,552 1,246.8 38,496 93.3
2018 41,257,789 126,224 305.9 1,632 4.0 12,482 30.3 34,399 83.4 77,711 188.4 597,479 1,448.2 77,473 187.8 482,716 1,170.0 37,290 90.4
Percent change -3.9 -3.9 +1.0 +1.0 +3.9 +3.9 -13.6 -13.5 -0.3 -0.3 -7.2 -7.2 -14.6 -14.6 -6.2 -6.2 -3.1 -3.1
New Jersey 2017 8,888,543 20,604 231.8 324 3.6 1,505 16.9 7,895 88.8 10,880 122.4 140,086 1,576.0 23,891 268.8 104,025 1,170.3 12,170 136.9
2018 8,908,520 18,537 208.1 286 3.2 1,424 16.0 6,364 71.4 10,463 117.4 125,156 1,404.9 19,232 215.9 94,887 1,065.1 11,037 123.9
Percent change -10.0 -10.2 -11.7 -11.9 -5.4 -5.6 -19.4 -19.6 -3.8 -4.0 -10.7 -10.9 -19.5 -19.7 -8.8 -9.0 -9.3 -9.5
New York 2017 19,590,719 70,746 361.1 550 2.8 6,297 32.1 20,122 102.7 43,777 223.5 293,390 1,497.6 34,928 178.3 245,093 1,251.1 13,369 68.2
2018 19,542,209 68,495 350.5 562 2.9 6,575 33.6 18,187 93.1 43,171 220.9 281,507 1,440.5 31,137 159.3 237,233 1,214.0 13,137 67.2
Percent change -3.2 -2.9 +2.2 +2.4 +4.4 +4.7 -9.6 -9.4 -1.4 -1.1 -4.1 -3.8 -10.9 -10.6 -3.2 -3.0 -1.7 -1.5
Pennsylvania 2017 12,790,447 40,030 313.0 742 5.8 4,216 33.0 11,777 92.1 23,295 182.1 210,316 1,644.3 31,925 249.6 165,434 1,293.4 12,957 101.3
2018 12,807,060 39,192 306.0 784 6.1 4,483 35.0 9,848 76.9 24,077 188.0 190,816 1,489.9 27,104 211.6 150,596 1,175.9 13,116 102.4
Percent change -2.1 -2.2 +5.7 +5.5 +6.3 +6.2 -16.4 -16.5 +3.4 +3.2 -9.3 -9.4 -15.1 -15.2 -9.0 -9.1 +1.2 +1.1
Midwest5 2017 68,156,035 258,578 379.4 3,922 5.8 33,279 48.8 61,226 89.8 160,151 235.0 1,497,290 2,196.9 273,100 400.7 1,087,436 1,595.5 136,754 200.6
2018 68,308,744 246,887 361.4 3,567 5.2 33,628 49.2 50,269 73.6 159,423 233.4 1,377,566 2,016.7 235,931 345.4 1,010,073 1,478.7 131,562 192.6
Percent change -4.5 -4.7 -9.1 -9.3 +1.0 +0.8 -17.9 -18.1 -0.5 -0.7 -8.0 -8.2 -13.6 -13.8 -7.1 -7.3 -3.8 -4.0
East North Central 2017 46,878,905 180,226 384.5 2,898 6.2 23,156 49.4 46,868 100.0 107,304 228.9 979,344 2,089.1 184,078 392.7 709,853 1,514.2 85,413 182.2
2018 46,931,883 171,888 366.2 2,613 5.6 23,467 50.0 38,477 82.0 107,331 228.7 902,564 1,923.1 158,284 337.3 663,365 1,413.5 80,915 172.4
Percent change -4.6 -4.7 -9.8 -9.9 +1.3 +1.2 -17.9 -18.0 * -0.1 -7.8 -7.9 -14.0 -14.1 -6.5 -6.7 -5.3 -5.4
Illinois 2017 12,786,196 55,777 436.2 983 7.7 5,424 42.4 17,731 138.7 31,639 247.4 255,108 1,995.2 43,355 339.1 190,860 1,492.7 20,893 163.4
2018 12,741,080 51,490 404.1 884 6.9 5,859 46.0 14,208 111.5 30,539 239.7 246,264 1,932.8 39,080 306.7 187,591 1,472.3 19,593 153.8
Percent change -7.7 -7.4 -10.1 -9.8 +8.0 +8.4 -19.9 -19.6 -3.5 -3.1 -3.5 -3.1 -9.9 -9.5 -1.7 -1.4 -6.2 -5.9
Indiana 2017 6,660,082 26,307 395.0 413 6.2 2,612 39.2 7,035 105.6 16,247 243.9 158,932 2,386.3 29,799 447.4 114,395 1,717.6 14,738 221.3
2018 6,691,878 25,581 382.3 438 6.5 2,370 35.4 5,939 88.7 16,834 251.6 145,838 2,179.3 25,268 377.6 105,242 1,572.7 15,328 229.1
Percent change -2.8 -3.2 +6.1 +5.5 -9.3 -9.7 -15.6 -16.0 +3.6 +3.1 -8.2 -8.7 -15.2 -15.6 -8.0 -8.4 +4.0 +3.5
Michigan 2017 9,976,447 44,883 449.9 569 5.7 7,110 71.3 6,508 65.2 30,696 307.7 179,839 1,802.6 35,833 359.2 124,410 1,247.0 19,596 196.4
2018 9,995,915 44,918 449.4 551 5.5 7,690 76.9 5,656 56.6 31,021 310.3 165,280 1,653.5 31,651 316.6 116,178 1,162.3 17,451 174.6
Percent change +0.1 -0.1 -3.2 -3.4 +8.2 +7.9 -13.1 -13.3 +1.1 +0.9 -8.1 -8.3 -11.7 -11.8 -6.6 -6.8 -10.9 -11.1
Ohio 2017 11,664,129 34,621 296.8 741 6.4 5,833 50.0 11,224 96.2 16,823 144.2 280,557 2,405.3 57,521 493.1 202,320 1,734.5 20,716 177.6
2018 11,689,442 32,723 279.9 564 4.8 5,300 45.3 9,185 78.6 17,674 151.2 254,496 2,177.1 48,186 412.2 186,401 1,594.6 19,909 170.3
Percent change -5.5 -5.7 -23.9 -24.1 -9.1 -9.3 -18.2 -18.3 +5.1 +4.8 -9.3 -9.5 -16.2 -16.4 -7.9 -8.1 -3.9 -4.1
Wisconsin 2017 5,792,051 18,638 321.8 192 3.3 2,177 37.6 4,370 75.4 11,899 205.4 104,908 1,811.2 17,570 303.3 77,868 1,344.4 9,470 163.5
2018 5,813,568 17,176 295.4 176 3.0 2,248 38.7 3,489 60.0 11,263 193.7 90,686 1,559.9 14,099 242.5 67,953 1,168.9 8,634 148.5
Percent change -7.8 -8.2 -8.3 -8.7 +3.3 +2.9 -20.2 -20.5 -5.3 -5.7 -13.6 -13.9 -19.8 -20.1 -12.7 -13.1 -8.8 -9.2
West North Central5 2017 21,277,130 78,352 368.2 1,024 4.8 10,123 47.6 14,358 67.5 52,847 248.4 517,946 2,434.3 89,022 418.4 377,583 1,774.6 51,341 241.3
2018 21,376,861 74,999 350.8 954 4.5 10,161 47.5 11,792 55.2 52,092 243.7 475,002 2,222.0 77,647 363.2 346,708 1,621.9 50,647 236.9
Percent change -4.3 -4.7 -6.8 -7.3 +0.4 -0.1 -17.9 -18.3 -1.4 -1.9 -8.3 -8.7 -12.8 -13.2 -8.2 -8.6 -1.4 -1.8
Iowa5 2017 3,143,637 9,038 287.5 98 3.1 1,305 41.5 1,269 40.4 6,366 202.5 65,652 2,088.4 14,711 468.0 45,441 1,445.5 5,500 175.0
2018 3,156,145 7,893 250.1 54 1.7 976 30.9 932 29.5 5,931 187.9 53,385 1,691.5 11,127 352.6 37,571 1,190.4 4,687 148.5
Percent change -12.7 -13.0 -44.9 -45.1 -25.2 -25.5 -26.6 -26.8 -6.8 -7.2 -18.7 -19.0 -24.4 -24.7 -17.3 -17.6 -14.8 -15.1
Kansas 2017 2,910,689 11,654 400.4 134 4.6 1,504 51.7 1,633 56.1 8,383 288.0 79,387 2,727.4 13,102 450.1 58,891 2,023.3 7,394 254.0
2018 2,911,505 12,782 439.0 113 3.9 1,567 53.8 1,543 53.0 9,559 328.3 76,686 2,633.9 12,537 430.6 56,305 1,933.9 7,844 269.4
Percent change +9.7 +9.6 -15.7 -15.7 +4.2 +4.2 -5.5 -5.5 +14.0 +14.0 -3.4 -3.4 -4.3 -4.3 -4.4 -4.4 +6.1 +6.1
Minnesota 2017 5,568,155 13,345 239.7 114 2.0 2,405 43.2 3,627 65.1 7,199 129.3 122,430 2,198.8 18,828 338.1 93,602 1,681.0 10,000 179.6
2018 5,611,179 12,369 220.4 106 1.9 2,462 43.9 2,944 52.5 6,857 122.2 111,874 1,993.8 16,185 288.4 85,561 1,524.8 10,128 180.5
Percent change -7.3 -8.0 -7.0 -7.7 +2.4 +1.6 -18.8 -19.5 -4.8 -5.5 -8.6 -9.3 -14.0 -14.7 -8.6 -9.3 +1.3 +0.5
Missouri 2017 6,108,612 32,450 531.2 599 9.8 2,737 44.8 6,362 104.1 22,752 372.5 173,380 2,838.3 30,086 492.5 123,356 2,019.4 19,938 326.4
2018 6,126,452 30,758 502.1 607 9.9 2,912 47.5 5,197 84.8 22,042 359.8 162,173 2,647.1 27,257 444.9 115,101 1,878.8 19,815 323.4
Percent change -5.2 -5.5 +1.3 +1.0 +6.4 +6.1 -18.3 -18.5 -3.1 -3.4 -6.5 -6.7 -9.4 -9.7 -6.7 -7.0 -0.6 -0.9
Nebraska 2017 1,917,575 5,979 311.8 42 2.2 1,191 62.1 1,020 53.2 3,726 194.3 43,856 2,287.1 6,513 339.6 32,064 1,672.1 5,279 275.3
2018 1,929,268 5,494 284.8 44 2.3 1,233 63.9 756 39.2 3,461 179.4 40,126 2,079.9 5,246 271.9 30,006 1,555.3 4,874 252.6
Percent change -8.1 -8.7 +4.8 +4.1 +3.5 +2.9 -25.9 -26.3 -7.1 -7.7 -8.5 -9.1 -19.5 -19.9 -6.4 -7.0 -7.7 -8.2
North Dakota 2017 755,176 2,133 282.5 10 1.3 406 53.8 183 24.2 1,534 203.1 16,653 2,205.2 2,947 390.2 11,944 1,581.6 1,762 233.3
2018 760,077 2,133 280.6 18 2.4 397 52.2 158 20.8 1,560 205.2 15,507 2,040.2 2,724 358.4 11,008 1,448.3 1,775 233.5
Percent change -0.6 +80.0 +78.8 -2.2 -2.8 -13.7 -14.2 +1.7 +1.0 -6.9 -7.5 -7.6 -8.2 -7.8 -8.4 +0.7 +0.1
South Dakota 2017 873,286 3,753 429.8 27 3.1 575 65.8 264 30.2 2,887 330.6 16,588 1,899.5 2,835 324.6 12,285 1,406.8 1,468 168.1
2018 882,235 3,570 404.7 12 1.4 614 69.6 262 29.7 2,682 304.0 15,251 1,728.7 2,571 291.4 11,156 1,264.5 1,524 172.7
Percent change -4.9 -5.8 -55.6 -56.0 +6.8 +5.7 -0.8 -1.8 -7.1 -8.0 -8.1 -9.0 -9.3 -10.2 -9.2 -10.1 +3.8 +2.8
South 6, 7 2017 123,598,424 524,545 424.4 7,918 6.4 49,678 40.2 122,178 98.9 344,771 278.9 3,232,483 2,615.3 627,770 507.9 2,329,978 1,885.1 274,735 222.3
2018 124,753,948 503,882 403.9 7,495 6.0 50,833 40.7 106,839 85.6 338,715 271.5 3,035,624 2,433.3 548,927 440.0 2,209,438 1,771.0 277,259 222.2
Percent change -3.9 -4.8 -5.3 -6.2 +2.3 +1.4 -12.6 -13.4 -1.8 -2.7 -6.1 -7.0 -12.6 -13.4 -5.2 -6.1 +0.9 *
South Atlantic6, 7 2017 64,641,801 252,228 390.2 4,033 6.2 21,428 33.1 62,109 96.1 164,658 254.7 1,623,573 2,511.6 295,986 457.9 1,197,511 1,852.5 130,076 201.2
2018 65,322,408 242,051 370.5 3,925 6.0 22,499 34.4 54,312 83.1 161,315 247.0 1,513,936 2,317.6 253,831 388.6 1,132,713 1,734.0 127,392 195.0
Percent change -4.0 -5.0 -2.7 -3.7 +5.0 +3.9 -12.6 -13.5 -2.0 -3.1 -6.8 -7.7 -14.2 -15.1 -5.4 -6.4 -2.1 -3.1
Delaware 2017 957,078 4,377 457.3 51 5.3 351 36.7 1,082 113.1 2,893 302.3 23,430 2,448.1 3,960 413.8 18,108 1,892.0 1,362 142.3
2018 967,171 4,097 423.6 48 5.0 338 34.9 866 89.5 2,845 294.2 22,481 2,324.4 3,158 326.5 17,847 1,845.3 1,476 152.6
Percent change -6.4 -7.4 -5.9 -6.9 -3.7 -4.7 -20.0 -20.8 -1.7 -2.7 -4.1 -5.1 -20.3 -21.1 -1.4 -2.5 +8.4 +7.2
District of Columbia6 2017 695,691 6,976 1,002.7 116 16.7 444 63.8 2,625 377.3 3,791 544.9 29,736 4,274.3 1,809 260.0 25,340 3,642.4 2,587 371.9
2018 702,455 6,996 995.9 160 22.8 450 64.1 2,415 343.8 3,971 565.3 30,724 4,373.8 1,788 254.5 26,343 3,750.1 2,593 369.1
Percent change +0.3 -0.7 +37.9 +36.6 +1.4 +0.4 -8.0 -8.9 +4.7 +3.7 +3.3 +2.3 -1.2 -2.1 +4.0 +3.0 +0.2 -0.7
Florida 2017 20,976,812 85,606 408.1 1,057 5.0 7,936 37.8 18,597 88.7 58,016 276.6 527,125 2,512.9 88,835 423.5 395,375 1,884.8 42,915 204.6
2018 21,299,325 81,980 384.9 1,107 5.2 8,438 39.6 16,884 79.3 55,551 260.8 486,017 2,281.8 71,933 337.7 372,919 1,750.8 41,165 193.3
Percent change -4.2 -5.7 +4.7 +3.1 +6.3 +4.7 -9.2 -10.6 -4.2 -5.7 -7.8 -9.2 -19.0 -20.3 -5.7 -7.1 -4.1 -5.5
Georgia 2017 10,413,055 37,118 356.5 681 6.5 2,646 25.4 9,844 94.5 23,947 230.0 297,651 2,858.4 55,363 531.7 216,252 2,076.7 26,036 250.0
2018 10,519,475 34,355 326.6 642 6.1 2,651 25.2 8,279 78.7 22,783 216.6 270,738 2,573.7 45,369 431.3 200,609 1,907.0 24,760 235.4
Percent change -7.4 -8.4 -5.7 -6.7 +0.2 -0.8 -15.9 -16.7 -4.9 -5.8 -9.0 -10.0 -18.1 -18.9 -7.2 -8.2 -4.9 -5.9
Maryland 2017 6,024,891 30,321 503.3 558 9.3 1,712 28.4 11,189 185.7 16,862 279.9 134,705 2,235.8 23,526 390.5 97,657 1,620.9 13,522 224.4
2018 6,042,718 28,320 468.7 490 8.1 1,979 32.8 9,716 160.8 16,135 267.0 122,864 2,033.3 18,892 312.6 91,835 1,519.8 12,137 200.9
Percent change -6.6 -6.9 -12.2 -12.4 +15.6 +15.3 -13.2 -13.4 -4.3 -4.6 -8.8 -9.1 -19.7 -19.9 -6.0 -6.2 -10.2 -10.5
North Carolina7 2017 10,270,800 38,043 370.4 622 6.1 1,944 18.9 9,884 96.2 25,593 249.2 265,483 2,584.8 65,247 635.3 184,119 1,792.6 16,117 156.9
2018 10,383,620 39,210 377.6 628 6.0 2,633 25.4 8,423 81.1 27,526 265.1 258,979 2,494.1 62,290 599.9 179,057 1,724.4 17,632 169.8
Percent change +3.1 +1.9 +1.0 -0.1 +35.4 +34.0 -14.8 -15.7 +7.6 +6.4 -2.4 -3.5 -4.5 -5.6 -2.7 -3.8 +9.4 +8.2
South Carolina 2017 5,021,219 25,412 506.1 380 7.6 2,576 51.3 3,884 77.4 18,572 369.9 160,368 3,193.8 31,165 620.7 114,931 2,288.9 14,272 284.2
2018 5,084,127 24,825 488.3 392 7.7 2,434 47.9 3,553 69.9 18,446 362.8 153,421 3,017.6 29,473 579.7 109,616 2,156.0 14,332 281.9
Percent change -2.3 -3.5 +3.2 +1.9 -5.5 -6.7 -8.5 -9.7 -0.7 -1.9 -4.3 -5.5 -5.4 -6.6 -4.6 -5.8 +0.4 -0.8
Virginia 2017 8,465,207 17,811 210.4 470 5.6 3,026 35.7 4,331 51.2 9,984 117.9 152,515 1,801.7 18,524 218.8 123,812 1,462.6 10,179 120.2
2018 8,517,685 17,032 200.0 391 4.6 2,924 34.3 3,604 42.3 10,113 118.7 141,885 1,665.8 15,574 182.8 115,533 1,356.4 10,778 126.5
Percent change -4.4 -5.0 -16.8 -17.3 -3.4 -4.0 -16.8 -17.3 +1.3 +0.7 -7.0 -7.5 -15.9 -16.4 -6.7 -7.3 +5.9 +5.2
West Virginia 2017 1,817,048 6,564 361.2 98 5.4 793 43.6 673 37.0 5,000 275.2 32,560 1,791.9 7,557 415.9 21,917 1,206.2 3,086 169.8
2018 1,805,832 5,236 289.9 67 3.7 652 36.1 572 31.7 3,945 218.5 26,827 1,485.6 5,354 296.5 18,954 1,049.6 2,519 139.5
Percent change -20.2 -19.7 -31.6 -31.2 -17.8 -17.3 -15.0 -14.5 -21.1 -20.6 -17.6 -17.1 -29.2 -28.7 -13.5 -13.0 -18.4 -17.9
East South Central 2017 19,027,451 87,362 459.1 1,412 7.4 7,504 39.4 17,559 92.3 60,887 320.0 520,465 2,735.3 113,073 594.3 361,317 1,898.9 46,075 242.2
2018 19,112,813 84,091 440.0 1,296 6.8 7,061 36.9 15,318 80.1 60,416 316.1 488,440 2,555.6 100,002 523.2 340,326 1,780.6 48,112 251.7
Percent change -3.7 -4.2 -8.2 -8.6 -5.9 -6.3 -12.8 -13.2 -0.8 -1.2 -6.2 -6.6 -11.6 -12.0 -5.8 -6.2 +4.4 +4.0
Alabama 2017 4,875,120 25,469 522.4 419 8.6 2,001 41.0 4,233 86.8 18,816 386.0 143,774 2,949.1 31,270 641.4 99,707 2,045.2 12,797 262.5
2018 4,887,871 25,399 519.6 383 7.8 1,996 40.8 4,076 83.4 18,944 387.6 137,700 2,817.2 28,841 590.1 95,747 1,958.9 13,112 268.3
Percent change -0.3 -0.5 -8.6 -8.8 -0.2 -0.5 -3.7 -4.0 +0.7 +0.4 -4.2 -4.5 -7.8 -8.0 -4.0 -4.2 +2.5 +2.2
Kentucky 2017 4,453,874 10,292 231.1 265 5.9 1,817 40.8 2,967 66.6 5,243 117.7 95,899 2,153.2 20,535 461.1 65,006 1,459.5 10,358 232.6
2018 4,468,402 9,467 211.9 244 5.5 1,707 38.2 2,457 55.0 5,059 113.2 87,695 1,962.6 17,190 384.7 60,244 1,348.2 10,261 229.6
Percent change -8.0 -8.3 -7.9 -8.2 -6.1 -6.4 -17.2 -17.5 -3.5 -3.8 -8.6 -8.9 -16.3 -16.6 -7.3 -7.6 -0.9 -1.3
Mississippi 2017 2,989,663 7,661 256.2 190 6.4 658 22.0 2,492 83.4 4,321 144.5 82,764 2,768.3 22,449 750.9 55,968 1,872.1 4,347 145.4
2018 2,986,530 6,999 234.4 171 5.7 537 18.0 1,595 53.4 4,696 157.2 71,766 2,403.0 20,839 697.8 46,627 1,561.2 4,300 144.0
Percent change -8.6 -8.5 -10.0 -9.9 -18.4 -18.3 -36.0 -35.9 +8.7 +8.8 -13.3 -13.2 -7.2 -7.1 -16.7 -16.6 -1.1 -1.0
Tennessee 2017 6,708,794 43,940 655.0 538 8.0 3,028 45.1 7,867 117.3 32,507 484.5 198,028 2,951.8 38,819 578.6 140,636 2,096.3 18,573 276.8
2018 6,770,010 42,226 623.7 498 7.4 2,821 41.7 7,190 106.2 31,717 468.5 191,279 2,825.4 33,132 489.4 137,708 2,034.1 20,439 301.9
Percent change -3.9 -4.8 -7.4 -8.3 -6.8 -7.7 -8.6 -9.4 -2.4 -3.3 -3.4 -4.3 -14.7 -15.4 -2.1 -3.0 +10.0 +9.1
West South Central 2017 39,929,172 184,955 463.2 2,473 6.2 20,746 52.0 42,510 106.5 119,226 298.6 1,088,445 2,725.9 218,711 547.7 771,150 1,931.3 98,584 246.9
2018 40,318,727 177,740 440.8 2,274 5.6 21,273 52.8 37,209 92.3 116,984 290.1 1,033,248 2,562.7 195,094 483.9 736,399 1,826.4 101,755 252.4
Percent change -3.9 -4.8 -8.0 -8.9 +2.5 +1.5 -12.5 -13.3 -1.9 -2.8 -5.1 -6.0 -10.8 -11.7 -4.5 -5.4 +3.2 +2.2
Arkansas 2017 3,002,997 16,996 566.0 249 8.3 2,140 71.3 1,998 66.5 12,609 419.9 94,419 3,144.2 22,369 744.9 64,795 2,157.7 7,255 241.6
2018 3,013,825 16,384 543.6 216 7.2 2,196 72.9 1,594 52.9 12,378 410.7 87,793 2,913.0 19,193 636.8 61,487 2,040.2 7,113 236.0
Percent change -3.6 -3.9 -13.3 -13.6 +2.6 +2.2 -20.2 -20.5 -1.8 -2.2 -7.0 -7.4 -14.2 -14.5 -5.1 -5.4 -2.0 -2.3
Louisiana 2017 4,670,818 25,986 556.3 576 12.3 1,850 39.6 5,385 115.3 18,175 389.1 157,272 3,367.1 34,135 730.8 112,042 2,398.8 11,095 237.5
2018 4,659,978 25,049 537.5 530 11.4 2,085 44.7 4,568 98.0 17,866 383.4 152,661 3,276.0 31,132 668.1 109,993 2,360.4 11,536 247.6
Percent change -3.6 -3.4 -8.0 -7.8 +12.7 +13.0 -15.2 -15.0 -1.7 -1.5 -2.9 -2.7 -8.8 -8.6 -1.8 -1.6 +4.0 +4.2
Oklahoma 2017 3,932,640 17,989 457.4 243 6.2 2,220 56.5 3,007 76.5 12,519 318.3 113,611 2,888.9 28,749 731.0 72,546 1,844.7 12,316 313.2
2018 3,943,079 18,380 466.1 206 5.2 2,299 58.3 2,791 70.8 13,084 331.8 113,364 2,875.0 26,858 681.1 73,217 1,856.8 13,289 337.0
Percent change +2.2 +1.9 -15.2 -15.5 +3.6 +3.3 -7.2 -7.4 +4.5 +4.2 -0.2 -0.5 -6.6 -6.8 +0.9 +0.7 +7.9 +7.6
Texas 2017 28,322,717 123,984 437.8 1,405 5.0 14,536 51.3 32,120 113.4 75,923 268.1 723,143 2,553.2 133,458 471.2 521,767 1,842.2 67,918 239.8
2018 28,701,845 117,927 410.9 1,322 4.6 14,693 51.2 28,256 98.4 73,656 256.6 679,430 2,367.2 117,911 410.8 491,702 1,713.1 69,817 243.2
Percent change -4.9 -6.1 -5.9 -7.2 +1.1 -0.3 -12.0 -13.2 -3.0 -4.3 -6.0 -7.3 -11.6 -12.8 -5.8 -7.0 +2.8 +1.4
West 2017 77,319,986 329,056 425.6 3,487 4.5 35,845 46.4 88,447 114.4 201,277 260.3 2,081,184 2,691.7 368,554 476.7 1,407,893 1,820.9 304,737 394.1
2018 77,993,663 330,080 423.2 3,230 4.1 37,439 48.0 83,106 106.6 206,305 264.5 1,977,420 2,535.4 337,171 432.3 1,354,938 1,737.2 285,311 365.8
Percent change +0.3 -0.6 -7.4 -8.2 +4.4 +3.5 -6.0 -6.9 +2.5 +1.6 -5.0 -5.8 -8.5 -9.3 -3.8 -4.6 -6.4 -7.2
Mountain 2017 24,184,624 106,432 440.1 1,225 5.1 14,188 58.7 21,933 90.7 69,086 285.7 669,796 2,769.5 121,057 500.6 468,273 1,936.2 80,466 332.7
2018 24,552,385 107,602 438.3 1,090 4.4 14,729 60.0 18,817 76.6 72,966 297.2 627,402 2,555.4 106,424 433.5 444,756 1,811.5 76,222 310.4
Percent change +1.1 -0.4 -11.0 -12.4 +3.8 +2.3 -14.2 -15.5 +5.6 +4.0 -6.3 -7.7 -12.1 -13.4 -5.0 -6.4 -5.3 -6.7
Arizona 2017 7,048,876 35,647 505.7 422 6.0 3,622 51.4 7,440 105.5 24,163 342.8 204,999 2,908.3 37,722 535.1 148,251 2,103.2 19,026 269.9
2018 7,171,646 34,058 474.9 369 5.1 3,638 50.7 6,523 91.0 23,528 328.1 191,974 2,676.8 31,532 439.7 141,303 1,970.3 19,139 266.9
Percent change -4.5 -6.1 -12.6 -14.1 +0.4 -1.3 -12.3 -13.8 -2.6 -4.3 -6.4 -8.0 -16.4 -17.8 -4.7 -6.3 +0.6 -1.1
Colorado 2017 5,615,902 20,901 372.2 222 4.0 4,021 71.6 3,868 68.9 12,790 227.7 152,032 2,707.2 22,618 402.7 107,470 1,913.7 21,944 390.7
2018 5,695,564 22,624 397.2 210 3.7 4,070 71.5 3,797 66.7 14,547 255.4 152,163 2,671.6 21,371 375.2 109,119 1,915.9 21,673 380.5
Percent change +8.2 +6.7 -5.4 -6.7 +1.2 -0.2 -1.8 -3.2 +13.7 +12.1 +0.1 -1.3 -5.5 -6.8 +1.5 +0.1 -1.2 -2.6
Idaho 2017 1,718,904 4,111 239.2 42 2.4 755 43.9 222 12.9 3,092 179.9 28,557 1,661.3 5,837 339.6 20,570 1,196.7 2,150 125.1
2018 1,754,208 3,983 227.1 35 2.0 791 45.1 200 11.4 2,957 168.6 25,636 1,461.4 4,940 281.6 18,732 1,067.8 1,964 112.0
Percent change -3.1 -5.1 -16.7 -18.3 +4.8 +2.7 -9.9 -11.7 -4.4 -6.3 -10.2 -12.0 -15.4 -17.1 -8.9 -10.8 -8.7 -10.5
Montana 2017 1,053,090 3,937 373.9 41 3.9 639 60.7 234 22.2 3,023 287.1 27,294 2,591.8 3,623 344.0 21,073 2,001.1 2,598 246.7
2018 1,062,305 3,974 374.1 34 3.2 551 51.9 269 25.3 3,120 293.7 26,518 2,496.3 3,257 306.6 20,465 1,926.5 2,796 263.2
Percent change +0.9 +0.1 -17.1 -17.8 -13.8 -14.5 +15.0 +14.0 +3.2 +2.3 -2.8 -3.7 -10.1 -10.9 -2.9 -3.7 +7.6 +6.7
Nevada 2017 2,972,405 16,663 560.6 266 8.9 1,896 63.8 4,841 162.9 9,660 325.0 78,320 2,634.9 20,049 674.5 45,459 1,529.4 12,812 431.0
2018 3,034,392 16,420 541.1 202 6.7 2,329 76.8 3,862 127.3 10,027 330.4 73,985 2,438.2 17,743 584.7 44,338 1,461.2 11,904 392.3
Percent change -1.5 -3.5 -24.1 -25.6 +22.8 +20.3 -20.2 -21.9 +3.8 +1.7 -5.5 -7.5 -11.5 -13.3 -2.5 -4.5 -7.1 -9.0
New Mexico 2017 2,093,395 16,300 778.6 144 6.9 1,244 59.4 3,732 178.3 11,180 534.1 81,865 3,910.6 17,872 853.7 52,284 2,497.6 11,709 559.3
2018 2,095,428 17,949 856.6 167 8.0 1,354 64.6 2,830 135.1 13,598 648.9 71,657 3,419.7 16,088 767.8 45,390 2,166.1 10,179 485.8
Percent change +10.1 +10.0 +16.0 +15.9 +8.8 +8.7 -24.2 -24.2 +21.6 +21.5 -12.5 -12.6 -10.0 -10.1 -13.2 -13.3 -13.1 -13.2
Utah 2017 3,103,118 7,515 242.2 74 2.4 1,758 56.7 1,498 48.3 4,185 134.9 86,201 2,777.9 11,780 379.6 64,955 2,093.2 9,466 305.0
2018 3,161,105 7,368 233.1 60 1.9 1,753 55.5 1,236 39.1 4,319 136.6 75,156 2,377.5 9,968 315.3 57,460 1,817.7 7,728 244.5
Percent change -2.0 -3.8 -18.9 -20.4 -0.3 -2.1 -17.5 -19.0 +3.2 +1.3 -12.8 -14.4 -15.4 -16.9 -11.5 -13.2 -18.4 -19.9
Wyoming 2017 578,934 1,358 234.6 14 2.4 253 43.7 98 16.9 993 171.5 10,528 1,818.5 1,556 268.8 8,211 1,418.3 761 131.4
2018 577,737 1,226 212.2 13 2.3 243 42.1 100 17.3 870 150.6 10,313 1,785.1 1,525 264.0 7,949 1,375.9 839 145.2
Percent change -9.7 -9.5 -7.1 -7.0 -4.0 -3.8 +2.0 +2.3 -12.4 -12.2 -2.0 -1.8 -2.0 -1.8 -3.2 -3.0 +10.2 +10.5
Pacific 2017 53,135,362 222,624 419.0 2,262 4.3 21,657 40.8 66,514 125.2 132,191 248.8 1,411,388 2,656.2 247,497 465.8 939,620 1,768.4 224,271 422.1
2018 53,441,278 222,478 416.3 2,140 4.0 22,710 42.5 64,289 120.3 133,339 249.5 1,350,018 2,526.2 230,747 431.8 910,182 1,703.1 209,089 391.2
Percent change -0.1 -0.6 -5.4 -5.9 +4.9 +4.3 -3.3 -3.9 +0.9 +0.3 -4.3 -4.9 -6.8 -7.3 -3.1 -3.7 -6.8 -7.3
Alaska 2017 739,786 6,338 856.7 62 8.4 1,074 145.2 952 128.7 4,250 574.5 26,203 3,542.0 4,167 563.3 17,782 2,403.7 4,254 575.0
2018 737,438 6,526 885.0 47 6.4 1,192 161.6 896 121.5 4,391 595.4 24,339 3,300.5 3,979 539.6 16,364 2,219.0 3,996 541.9
Percent change +3.0 +3.3 -24.2 -24.0 +11.0 +11.3 -5.9 -5.6 +3.3 +3.6 -7.1 -6.8 -4.5 -4.2 -8.0 -7.7 -6.1 -5.8
California 2017 39,399,349 178,597 453.3 1,830 4.6 14,724 37.4 56,625 143.7 105,418 267.6 987,063 2,505.3 176,679 448.4 642,019 1,629.5 168,365 427.3
2018 39,557,045 176,982 447.4 1,739 4.4 15,505 39.2 54,326 137.3 105,412 266.5 941,618 2,380.4 164,632 416.2 621,775 1,571.8 155,211 392.4
Percent change -0.9 -1.3 -5.0 -5.4 +5.3 +4.9 -4.1 -4.4 * -0.4 -4.6 -5.0 -6.8 -7.2 -3.2 -3.5 -7.8 -8.2
Hawaii 2017 1,424,203 3,577 251.2 39 2.7 567 39.8 1,077 75.6 1,894 133.0 40,392 2,836.1 5,549 389.6 29,574 2,076.5 5,269 370.0
2018 1,420,491 3,532 248.6 36 2.5 625 44.0 946 66.6 1,925 135.5 40,772 2,870.3 5,631 396.4 29,492 2,076.2 5,649 397.7
Percent change -1.3 -1.0 -7.7 -7.5 +10.2 +10.5 -12.2 -11.9 +1.6 +1.9 +0.9 +1.2 +1.5 +1.7 -0.3 * +7.2 +7.5
Oregon 2017 4,146,592 11,629 280.4 105 2.5 1,992 48.0 2,474 59.7 7,058 170.2 122,524 2,954.8 17,415 420.0 88,091 2,124.4 17,018 410.4
2018 4,190,713 11,966 285.5 82 2.0 1,975 47.1 2,549 60.8 7,360 175.6 121,278 2,894.0 16,304 389.1 88,418 2,109.9 16,556 395.1
Percent change +2.9 +1.8 -21.9 -22.7 -0.9 -1.9 +3.0 +1.9 +4.3 +3.2 -1.0 -2.1 -6.4 -7.4 +0.4 -0.7 -2.7 -3.7
Washington 2017 7,425,432 22,483 302.8 226 3.0 3,300 44.4 5,386 72.5 13,571 182.8 235,206 3,167.6 43,687 588.3 162,154 2,183.8 29,365 395.5
2018 7,535,591 23,472 311.5 236 3.1 3,413 45.3 5,572 73.9 14,251 189.1 222,011 2,946.2 40,201 533.5 154,133 2,045.4 27,677 367.3
Percent change +4.4 +2.9 +4.4 +2.9 +3.4 +1.9 +3.5 +1.9 +5.0 +3.5 -5.6 -7.0 -8.0 -9.3 -4.9 -6.3 -5.7 -7.1
Puerto Rico 2017 3,325,001 7,762 233.4 679 20.4 209 6.3 3,055 91.9 3,819 114.9 31,176 937.6 7,949 239.1 19,633 590.5 3,594 108.1
2018 3,195,153 6,417 200.8 639 20.0 198 6.2 2,271 71.1 3,309 103.6 24,851 777.8 5,486 171.7 15,658 490.1 3,707 116.0
Percent change -17.3 -14.0 -5.9 -2.1 -5.3 -1.4 -25.7 -22.6 -13.4 -9.8 -20.3 -17.0 -31.0 -28.2 -20.2 -17.0 +3.1 +7.3
  • 1 The previous year's crime figures have been adjusted.
  • 2 Population figures are U.S. Census Bureau provisional estimates as of July 1, 2018.
  • 3 The violent crime figures include the offenses of murder, rape (revised definition), robbery, and aggravated assault.
  • 4 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were estimated using the revised Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) definition of rape. See data declaration for further explanation.
  • 5 Limited data for 2018 were available for Iowa.
  • 6 Includes offenses reported by the Metro Transit Police and the District of Columbia Fire and Emergency Medical Services: Arson Investigation Unit.
  • 7 This state's agencies submitted rape data according to the legacy UCR definition of rape.
  • * Less than one-tenth of 1 percent.
  • NOTE: Although arson data are included in the trend and clearance tables, sufficient data are not available to estimate totals for this offense. Therefore, no arson data are published in this table.

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Crime in the United States, by Region, Geographic Division, and State, 2017–2018

  • In 2018, the estimated number of violent crimes in the United States decreased 3.0 percent when compared with 2017 data.
  • When comparing the 2-year estimates, violent crimes decreased in three of the four regions, with the largest decrease (4.5 percent) occurring in the Midwest, followed by a decrease of 4.4 percent in the Northeast, and a decline of 3.9 percent in the South. Violent crime increased in the West by 0.3 percent.
  • The estimated number of murders decreased 9.1 percent in the Midwest, 7.4 percent in the West, 5.3 percent in the South, and 2.3 percent in the Northeast.
  • The number of rapes (revised definition), increased 4.4 percent in the West, 3.7 percent in the Northeast, 2.3 percent in the South, and 1.0 percent in the Midwest.
  • The estimated number of robbery offenses in 2018 fell 17.9 percent in the Midwest, 14.2 percent in the Northeast, 12.6 percent in the South, and 6.0 percent in the West.
  • Estimated aggravated assault offenses increased 2.5 percent in the West, but declined 1.8 percent in the South, 1.1 percent in the Northeast, and 0.5 percent in the Midwest.
  • For 2018, the estimated number of property crimes nationwide decreased 6.3 percent when compared with the 2017 estimate.
  • The estimated number of property crimes declined 8.0 percent in the Midwest, 7.6 percent in the Northeast, 6.1 percent in the South, and 5.0 percent in the West.
  • The estimated number of burglaries decreased 15.3 percent in the Northeast, 13.6 percent in the Midwest, 12.6 percent in the South, and 8.5 percent in the West.
  • Larceny-thefts declined 7.1 percent in the Midwest, 6.6 percent in the Northeast, 5.2 percent in the South, and 3.8 percent in the West.
  • When compared with the 2017 estimates, the estimated number of motor vehicle thefts in 2018 decreased 6.4 percent in the West, 3.8 percent in the Midwest, and 3.5 percent in the Northeast. However, motor vehicle thefts rose 0.9 percent in the South.