Table 17

Rate: Number of Crimes per 100,000 Inhabitants

by Suburban and Nonsuburban Cities1 by Population Group, 2018

Population group 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
TOTAL SUBURBAN CITIES: 131,770 225.8 1,437 2.5 18,555 32.3 25,581 43.8 86,197 147.7 1,103,431 1,890.8 153,394 262.8 867,485 1,486.5 82,552 141.5 6,218 58,358,309
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 50,000 214.0 549 2.4 7,287 31.7 11,375 48.7 30,789 131.8 425,246 1,820.5 58,555 250.7 331,831 1,420.5 34,860 149.2 681 23,359,345
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 45,959 215.8 531 2.5 6,322 30.2 8,722 40.9 30,384 142.7 379,928 1,783.8 54,680 256.7 296,607 1,392.6 28,641 134.5 1,328 21,299,192
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 35,811 261.4 357 2.6 4,946 36.8 5,484 40.0 25,024 182.7 298,257 2,177.1 40,159 293.1 239,047 1,744.9 19,051 139.1 4,209 13,699,772
TOTAL NONSUBURBAN CITIES: 55,887 377.2 611 4.1 8,104 56.3 5,540 37.4 41,632 281.0 387,921 2,618.6 68,982 465.6 295,434 1,994.2 23,505 158.7 3,202 14,814,315
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 7,520 378.6 100 5.0 1,195 62.7 1,075 54.1 5,150 259.3 56,703 2,854.9 9,968 501.9 42,783 2,154.0 3,952 199.0 61 1,986,184
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 21,002 412.8 243 4.8 3,010 61.3 2,484 48.8 15,265 300.0 156,543 3,076.7 27,542 541.3 119,891 2,356.3 9,110 179.0 336 5,088,015
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 27,365 353.5 268 3.5 3,899 51.4 1,981 25.6 21,217 274.1 174,675 2,256.7 31,472 406.6 132,760 1,715.2 10,443 134.9 2,805 7,740,116
  • 1 Suburban cities include law enforcement agencies in cities with less than 50,000 inhabitants that are within a Metropolitan Statistical Area. Suburban cities exclude all metropolitan agencies associated with a principal city. Nonsuburban cities include law enforcement agencies in cities with less than 50,000 inhabitants 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.