Table 17

Rate: Number of Crimes per 100,000 Inhabitants

by Suburban and Nonsuburban Cities1 by Population Group, 2019

Population group Violent crime Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Rape2 Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property crime Burglary Larceny-theft Motor vehicle
theft
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: 121,329 228.1 1,345 2.5 17,824 33.5 22,862 43.0 79,298 149.2 975,558 1,834.3 129,204 243.6 770,495 1,450.4 75,859 142.7
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 47,626 215.1 576 2.6 6,920 31.3 10,373 46.8 29,757 134.4 388,141 1,752.9 50,516 229.2 304,725 1,377.7 32,900 148.6
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 42,665 217.6 490 2.5 6,141 31.3 7,673 39.1 28,361 144.8 335,631 1,712.1 45,846 234.2 263,570 1,346.1 26,215 133.9
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 31,038 271.4 279 2.4 4,763 41.7 4,816 42.1 21,180 185.2 251,786 2,201.3 32,842 287.3 202,200 1,769.6 16,744 146.4
TOTAL NONSUBURBAN CITIES: 52,516 386.0 577 4.2 8,491 62.7 4,387 32.2 39,061 287.5 334,822 2,461.2 58,026 427.9 255,141 1,880.0 21,655 159.2
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 7,011 391.9 85 4.8 1,182 66.1 865 48.4 4,879 272.7 49,151 2,747.5 8,030 455.6 37,486 2,095.4 3,635 203.2
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 19,367 401.2 228 4.7 3,207 67.1 2,005 41.5 13,927 289.7 136,190 2,821.4 23,338 483.5 104,648 2,182.6 8,204 170.0
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 26,138 374.0 264 3.8 4,102 58.9 1,517 21.7 20,255 289.9 149,481 2,139.2 26,658 382.3 113,007 1,617.2 9,816 140.5
  • 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.
  • NOTE: Due to a system upgrade, the rates in this table are now caculated using aggregate popualtion for each individual offense. The agency counts and population are provided for each individual offense in the data declaration. See the data declaration for further explanations of these changes.

Data Declaration

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