Table 15

Crime Trends

Additional Information About Selected Offenses

by Population Group, 2018–2019

Population group Rape1 Robbery Aggravated assault Burglary Motor vehicle theft Arson Number
of
agencies
2019
estimated
population
Rape 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
Structure Mobile Other
TOTAL ALL AGENCIES: 2018 120,678 5,564 95,281 20,995 25,716 105,557 186,543 123,370 217,585 178,904 602,997 397,190 68,966 506,780 107,769 62,901 14,280 8,117 11,484
2019 116,254 5,008 87,716 19,963 24,438 104,551 195,787 123,179 212,518 183,137 540,947 364,119 62,244 485,731 103,152 60,659 13,589 7,288 11,322 14,558 295,229,669
Percent change -3.7 -10.0 -7.9 -4.9 -5.0 -1.0 +5.0 -0.2 -2.3 +2.4 -10.3 -8.3 -9.7 -4.2 -4.3 -3.6 -4.8 -10.2 -1.4
TOTAL CITIES 2018 89,442 4,342 81,667 18,739 22,473 93,982 149,769 100,921 167,381 131,066 450,959 292,682 54,690 412,527 86,614 44,082 10,862 5,947 9,069
2019 85,889 3,852 74,991 17,738 21,395 93,170 157,606 100,962 164,329 135,021 405,033 270,051 49,460 394,680 82,979 42,158 10,563 5,347 9,138 10,415 200,825,277
Percent change -4.0 -11.3 -8.2 -5.3 -4.8 -0.9 +5.2 * -1.8 +3.0 -10.2 -7.7 -9.6 -4.3 -4.2 -4.4 -2.8 -10.1 +0.8
GROUP I (250,000 and over) 2018 34,329 1,902 47,906 10,362 11,955 51,102 82,879 48,837 79,353 43,755 184,885 94,719 21,071 182,988 49,181 17,660 4,053 2,659 3,770
2019 32,664 1,684 44,436 10,177 11,610 51,524 87,885 49,373 77,823 45,995 168,328 91,562 19,653 178,229 47,578 16,622 3,912 2,405 3,990 85 59,934,909
Percent change -4.9 -11.5 -7.2 -1.8 -2.9 +0.8 +6.0 +1.1 -1.9 +5.1 -9.0 -3.3 -6.7 -2.6 -3.3 -5.9 -3.5 -9.6 +5.8
1,000,000 and over (Group I subset) 2018 12,745 850 17,362 4,806 4,932 23,478 24,120 21,244 30,613 21,447 62,598 27,388 6,709 53,213 24,330 5,820 974 669 1,604
2019 12,546 764 16,464 4,994 5,369 23,927 25,861 21,817 30,032 23,625 57,736 26,054 6,503 50,136 26,303 5,665 964 539 1,681 10 25,098,940
Percent change -1.6 -10.1 -5.2 +3.9 +8.9 +1.9 +7.2 +2.7 -1.9 +10.2 -7.8 -4.9 -3.1 -5.8 +8.1 -2.7 -1.0 -19.4 +4.8
500,000 to 999,999 (Group I subset) 2018 10,856 547 18,767 3,342 4,606 15,375 33,727 15,911 28,813 11,870 69,286 35,973 8,039 72,204 13,561 6,559 1,487 1,058 1,252
2019 10,023 482 16,644 3,082 3,999 15,677 35,987 15,873 28,332 11,609 61,795 36,193 7,445 69,756 11,421 6,861 1,402 976 1,219 26 18,474,842
Percent change -7.7 -11.9 -11.3 -7.8 -13.2 +2.0 +6.7 -0.2 -1.7 -2.2 -10.8 +0.6 -7.4 -3.4 -15.8 +4.6 -5.7 -7.8 -2.6
250,000 to 499,999 (Group I subset) 2018 10,728 505 11,777 2,214 2,417 12,249 25,032 11,682 19,927 10,438 53,001 31,358 6,323 57,571 11,290 5,281 1,592 932 914
2019 10,095 438 11,328 2,101 2,242 11,920 26,037 11,683 19,459 10,761 48,797 29,315 5,705 58,337 9,854 4,096 1,546 890 1,090 49 16,361,127
Percent change -5.9 -13.3 -3.8 -5.1 -7.2 -2.7 +4.0 * -2.3 +3.1 -7.9 -6.5 -9.8 +1.3 -12.7 -22.4 -2.9 -4.5 +19.3
GROUP II (100,000 to 249,999) 2018 14,838 605 12,816 3,192 3,825 15,332 23,034 16,218 25,693 18,735 76,058 49,386 9,788 80,941 15,332 7,990 1,651 1,020 1,391
2019 13,919 507 11,836 2,918 3,407 14,959 25,297 16,378 25,178 20,255 67,834 44,849 9,008 75,208 14,270 7,395 1,615 932 1,362 214 31,111,370
Percent change -6.2 -16.2 -7.6 -8.6 -10.9 -2.4 +9.8 +1.0 -2.0 +8.1 -10.8 -9.2 -8.0 -7.1 -6.9 -7.4 -2.2 -8.6 -2.1
GROUP III (50,000 to 99,999) 2018 12,378 517 8,553 2,303 2,824 12,377 16,217 12,641 22,116 17,804 62,944 46,606 7,780 57,379 10,217 6,487 1,545 839 1,415
2019 11,963 559 7,783 2,146 2,766 11,875 16,525 12,343 21,611 18,163 56,218 41,340 6,911 54,020 9,605 6,219 1,450 710 1,341 471 32,899,487
Percent change -3.4 +8.1 -9.0 -6.8 -2.1 -4.1 +1.9 -2.4 -2.3 +2.0 -10.7 -11.3 -11.2 -5.9 -6.0 -4.1 -6.1 -15.4 -5.2
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 2018 10,454 436 5,750 1,360 1,867 7,088 11,086 8,930 14,963 14,102 47,252 36,065 6,361 38,041 4,894 4,495 1,090 484 954
2019 9,894 334 5,128 1,155 1,650 6,901 11,436 8,855 14,649 14,450 41,516 32,800 5,431 36,321 4,890 4,616 1,151 468 923 827 28,743,747
Percent change -5.4 -23.4 -10.8 -15.1 -11.6 -2.6 +3.2 -0.8 -2.1 +2.5 -12.1 -9.1 -14.6 -4.5 -0.1 +2.7 +5.6 -3.3 -3.2
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 2018 9,058 353 4,141 928 1,156 4,760 9,662 7,591 13,844 15,700 44,387 35,802 5,083 30,439 4,117 3,880 1,036 443 747
2019 8,917 297 3,637 849 1,215 4,383 9,290 7,487 13,511 15,173 39,132 31,518 4,488 28,711 3,915 3,601 1,011 364 823 1,679 26,741,149
Percent change -1.6 -15.9 -12.2 -8.5 +5.1 -7.9 -3.9 -1.4 -2.4 -3.4 -11.8 -12.0 -11.7 -5.7 -4.9 -7.2 -2.4 -17.8 +10.2
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 2018 8,385 529 2,501 594 846 3,323 6,891 6,704 11,412 20,970 35,433 30,104 4,607 22,739 2,873 3,570 1,487 502 792
2019 8,532 471 2,171 493 747 3,528 7,173 6,526 11,557 20,985 32,005 27,982 3,969 22,191 2,721 3,705 1,424 468 699 7,139 21,394,615
Percent change +1.8 -11.0 -13.2 -17.0 -11.7 +6.2 +4.1 -2.7 +1.3 +0.1 -9.7 -7.0 -13.8 -2.4 -5.3 +3.8 -4.2 -6.8 -11.7
METROPOLITAN COUNTIES 2018 22,974 868 12,664 2,081 2,926 10,853 29,857 18,453 40,371 35,324 112,819 77,920 11,661 78,268 17,403 14,927 2,455 1,761 1,841
2019 22,232 806 11,766 2,065 2,760 10,684 30,889 18,098 38,403 35,844 100,720 69,376 10,423 75,308 16,287 14,415 2,161 1,532 1,657 1,876 71,943,603
Percent change -3.2 -7.1 -7.1 -0.8 -5.7 -1.6 +3.5 -1.9 -4.9 +1.5 -10.7 -11.0 -10.6 -3.8 -6.4 -3.4 -12.0 -13.0 -10.0
NONMETROPOLITAN COUNTIES 2018 8,262 354 950 175 317 722 6,917 3,996 9,833 12,514 39,219 26,588 2,615 15,985 3,752 3,892 963 409 574
2019 8,133 350 959 160 283 697 7,292 4,119 9,786 12,272 35,194 24,692 2,361 15,743 3,886 4,086 865 409 527 2,267 22,460,789
Percent change -1.6 -1.1 +0.9 -8.6 -10.7 -3.5 +5.4 +3.1 -0.5 -1.9 -10.3 -7.1 -9.7 -1.5 +3.6 +5.0 -10.2 0.0 -8.2
SUBURBAN AREAS2 2018 39,927 1,663 21,358 4,020 5,712 21,609 45,744 31,958 64,310 64,716 188,763 137,461 22,709 141,711 25,661 22,920 4,596 2,720 3,370
2019 38,503 1,476 19,347 3,761 5,428 21,468 46,581 31,198 62,048 65,325 169,061 122,556 20,038 136,226 24,282 22,376 4,244 2,396 3,121 7,953 128,292,366
Percent change -3.6 -11.2 -9.4 -6.4 -5.0 -0.7 +1.8 -2.4 -3.5 +0.9 -10.4 -10.8 -11.8 -3.9 -5.4 -2.4 -7.7 -11.9 -7.4
  • 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 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.