Table 12

Crime Trends

by Population Group, 2018–2019

Population group Violent
crime
Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Rape1 Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property
crime
Burglary Larceny-
theft
Motor
vehicle
theft
Arson Number
of
agencies
2019
estimated
population
TOTAL ALL AGENCIES: 2018 1,142,958 14,915 131,959 261,241 734,843 6,621,258 1,104,712 4,785,340 696,099 35,107
2019 1,135,093 15,020 126,958 248,681 744,434 6,358,176 998,474 4,659,007 667,300 33,395 15,261 307,140,768
Percent change -0.7 +0.7 -3.8 -4.8 +1.3 -4.0 -9.6 -2.6 -4.1 -4.9
TOTAL CITIES 2018 916,541 11,646 98,794 230,353 575,748 5,322,104 829,649 3,904,823 560,635 26,997
2019 911,416 11,762 94,778 219,080 585,796 5,133,915 751,526 3,819,909 536,344 26,136 11,023 210,976,208
Percent change -0.6 +1.0 -4.1 -4.9 +1.7 -3.5 -9.4 -2.2 -4.3 -3.2
GROUP I (250,000 and over) 2018 445,300 6,067 38,088 131,006 270,139 1,965,032 312,400 1,381,781 259,944 10,907
2019 444,396 6,185 36,109 125,730 276,372 1,934,133 289,121 1,382,779 251,510 10,723 86 62,641,973
Percent change -0.2 +1.9 -5.2 -4.0 +2.3 -1.6 -7.5 +0.1 -3.2 -1.7
1,000,000 and over (Group I subset) 2018 190,674 2,224 15,452 60,259 112,739 713,836 108,420 508,266 93,478 3,672
2019 192,648 2,209 15,071 58,737 116,631 707,846 99,871 513,190 91,185 3,600 11 27,806,004
Percent change +1.0 -0.7 -2.5 -2.5 +3.5 -0.8 -7.9 +1.0 -2.5 -2.0
500,000 to 999,999 (Group I subset) 2018 145,955 2,141 11,403 42,090 90,321 707,239 113,298 497,820 92,324 3,797
2019 143,997 2,289 10,505 39,402 91,801 684,426 105,433 487,358 88,038 3,597 26 18,474,842
Percent change -1.3 +6.9 -7.9 -6.4 +1.6 -3.2 -6.9 -2.1 -4.6 -5.3
250,000 to 499,999 (Group I subset) 2018 108,671 1,702 11,233 28,657 67,079 543,957 90,682 375,695 74,142 3,438
2019 107,751 1,687 10,533 27,591 67,940 541,861 83,817 382,231 72,287 3,526 49 16,361,127
Percent change -0.8 -0.9 -6.2 -3.7 +1.3 -0.4 -7.6 +1.7 -2.5 +2.6
GROUP II (100,000 to 249,999) 2018 139,303 1,833 15,785 35,875 85,810 885,077 138,400 637,127 105,333 4,217
2019 140,053 1,841 14,772 33,871 89,569 844,779 124,271 618,458 98,007 4,043 220 31,945,830
Percent change +0.5 +0.4 -6.4 -5.6 +4.4 -4.6 -10.2 -2.9 -7.0 -4.1
GROUP III (50,000 to 99,999) 2018 112,336 1,282 13,372 26,923 70,759 778,839 120,597 579,227 75,119 3,896
2019 110,416 1,254 13,028 25,385 70,749 748,189 107,498 566,010 71,055 3,626 492 34,283,540
Percent change -1.7 -2.2 -2.6 -5.7 * -3.9 -10.9 -2.3 -5.4 -6.9
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 2018 81,996 1,004 11,829 17,120 52,043 633,847 94,717 486,908 49,495 2,727
2019 80,560 1,016 11,167 15,829 52,548 605,639 84,376 470,766 47,792 2,705 888 30,781,974
Percent change -1.8 +1.2 -5.6 -7.5 +1.0 -4.5 -10.9 -3.3 -3.4 -0.8
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 2018 72,343 809 10,304 11,906 49,324 578,557 90,127 445,525 40,532 2,373
2019 70,475 838 10,112 11,004 48,521 544,868 79,393 424,801 38,339 2,335 1,799 28,730,692
Percent change -2.6 +3.6 -1.9 -7.6 -1.6 -5.8 -11.9 -4.7 -5.4 -1.6
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 2018 65,263 651 9,416 7,523 47,673 480,752 73,408 374,255 30,212 2,877
2019 65,516 628 9,590 7,261 48,037 456,307 66,867 357,095 29,641 2,704 7,538 22,592,199
Percent change +0.4 -3.5 +1.8 -3.5 +0.8 -5.1 -8.9 -4.6 -1.9 -6.0
METROPOLITAN COUNTIES 2018 180,792 2,457 24,343 28,695 125,297 1,060,896 205,351 737,843 111,565 6,137
2019 177,882 2,442 23,472 27,477 124,491 1,002,794 183,458 706,947 106,956 5,433 1,922 73,179,304
Percent change -1.6 -0.6 -3.6 -4.2 -0.6 -5.5 -10.7 -4.2 -4.1 -11.5
NONMETROPOLITAN COUNTIES2 2018 45,625 812 8,822 2,193 33,798 238,258 69,712 142,674 23,899 1,973
2019 45,795 816 8,708 2,124 34,147 221,467 63,490 132,151 24,000 1,826 2,316 22,985,256
Percent change +0.4 +0.5 -1.3 -3.1 +1.0 -7.0 -8.9 -7.4 +0.4 -7.5
SUBURBAN AREAS3 2018 314,980 3,972 43,742 54,668 212,598 2,179,059 361,192 1,611,305 195,519 11,043
2019 309,842 3,917 42,129 52,030 211,766 2,069,523 322,835 1,548,496 188,088 10,104 8,421 133,848,983
Percent change -1.6 -1.4 -3.7 -4.8 -0.4 -5.0 -10.6 -3.9 -3.8 -8.5
  • 1 The figures shown in the rape column include only those reported by law enforcement agencies that used the revised Uniform Crime Reporting definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.
  • 2 Includes state police agencies that report aggregately for the entire state.
  • 3 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.
  • * Less than one-tenth of 1 percent.

Data Declaration

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