Table 21

Robbery

by State, Types of Weapons, 2018

State Total
robberies1
Firearms Knives or
cutting
instruments
Other
weapons
Strong-
arm
Agency
count
Population
Alabama 3,311 2,145 111 324 731 203 3,625,366
Alaska 896 242 99 127 428 32 733,747
Arizona 6,331 2,530 774 734 2,293 92 6,572,138
Arkansas 1,457 724 110 144 479 237 2,593,420
California 54,311 13,503 5,031 6,535 29,242 736 39,549,496
Colorado 3,483 1,530 306 432 1,215 186 5,028,003
Connecticut 2,194 651 277 230 1,036 106 3,572,665
Delaware 866 349 59 73 385 52 964,106
District of Columbia 2,415 964 217 159 1,075 3 702,455
Florida 16,874 6,685 1,168 1,622 7,399 671 21,279,120
Georgia 6,766 3,873 251 589 2,053 447 8,454,996
Hawaii 857 115 90 158 494 2 1,148,121
Idaho 186 49 21 30 86 79 1,587,760
Illinois2 346 167 30 31 118 1 146,198
Indiana 5,192 2,562 273 457 1,900 214 4,430,415
Iowa3
Kansas 1,181 563 91 119 408 212 2,159,192
Kentucky 1,195 459 120 150 466 331 3,382,683
Louisiana 4,462 2,311 217 355 1,579 179 4,364,269
Maine 228 58 30 25 115 134 1,338,404
Maryland 9,716 4,572 855 836 3,453 154 6,042,718
Massachusetts 4,011 965 697 827 1,522 338 6,667,870
Michigan 5,627 2,496 321 510 2,300 611 9,865,692
Minnesota 2,940 979 219 627 1,115 378 5,570,925
Mississippi 978 635 50 62 231 51 1,086,688
Missouri 5,061 2,812 260 387 1,602 498 5,720,610
Montana 223 52 30 36 105 99 995,183
Nebraska 732 349 59 56 268 216 1,822,672
Nevada 3,832 1,616 354 429 1,433 47 3,022,875
New Hampshire 333 47 54 43 189 184 1,317,257
New Jersey 6,364 1,955 602 413 3,394 576 8,908,520
New Mexico 2,530 1,160 309 353 708 102 1,760,050
New York 18,020 3,293 2,182 1,743 10,802 516 18,332,434
North Carolina 5,367 2,925 402 426 1,614 211 5,943,830
North Dakota 158 40 21 20 77 103 757,131
Ohio 8,386 2,662 360 667 4,697 425 9,409,029
Oklahoma 2,790 1,298 260 227 1,005 405 3,911,076
Oregon 2,405 482 300 382 1,241 196 3,792,813
Pennsylvania 9,742 3,816 740 604 4,582 1,442 12,629,530
Rhode Island 454 124 79 39 212 48 1,057,315
South Carolina 3,154 1,809 183 260 902 375 4,474,961
South Dakota 207 41 29 25 112 114 816,012
Tennessee 7,151 3,992 383 1,095 1,681 448 6,548,896
Texas 25,841 13,690 1,842 2,294 8,015 910 26,050,117
Utah 1,064 289 121 122 532 114 2,705,615
Vermont 69 22 13 9 25 72 615,720
Virginia 3,594 1,831 287 321 1,155 394 8,434,883
Washington 5,356 1,314 539 727 2,776 209 6,980,830
West Virginia 164 42 24 31 67 135 1,099,657
Wisconsin 3,474 1,689 197 387 1,201 423 5,747,929
Wyoming 44 13 2 6 23 54 507,616
  • 1 The number of robberies from agencies that submitted 12 months of data in 2018 for which breakdowns by type of weapon were included.
  • 2 Limited data were received.
  • 3 Limited data for 2018 were available for Iowa.

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