Table 18

Rate: Number of Crimes per 100,000 Inhabitants

by Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties1 by Population Group, 2019

Population group Population range 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
METROPOLITAN
COUNTIES
100,000 and over 111,997 266.0 1,484 3.5 13,465 32.0 21,215 50.4 75,833 180.1 622,188 1,477.9 101,511 241.1 456,313 1,083.9 64,364 152.9
25,000 to 99,999 37,116 198.1 543 2.9 5,597 30.2 2,869 15.3 28,107 150.0 206,045 1,100.0 48,555 263.9 136,982 733.0 20,508 109.5
Under 25,000 17,498 404.5 197 4.6 3,138 72.7 1,117 25.8 13,046 301.6 81,919 1,893.5 16,515 383.5 51,826 1,198.0 13,578 313.9
NONMETROPOLITAN
COUNTIES

25,000 and over 17,302 200.3 290 3.4 3,099 35.9 1,085 12.6 12,828 148.5 85,656 991.4 25,281 292.6 51,615 597.4 8,760 101.4
10,000 to 24,999 13,589 177.0 234 3.1 2,344 30.7 582 7.6 10,429 135.8 69,370 903.6 21,026 273.9 41,338 539.4 7,006 91.3
Under 10,000 10,506 295.9 227 6.4 2,707 76.2 236 6.6 7,336 206.6 41,977 1,182.2 11,345 320.4 24,866 700.3 5,766 162.4
  • 1 Metropolitan counties include sheriffs and county law enforcement agencies associated with a Metropolitan Statistical Area. Nonmetropolitan counties include sheriffs and county law enforcement agencies 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.