Table 19

Rate: Number of Crimes per 100,000 Inhabitants

Additional Information About Selected Offenses

by Population Group, 2019

Population group Rape1 Robbery Aggravated assault Burglary Motor vehicle theft
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
TOTAL ALL AGENCIES: Number of offenses known 112,482 4,738 82,285 19,157 23,196 101,268 186,874 118,227 201,578 170,619 505,122 342,830 58,569 459,395 100,113 57,246
Rate 42.0 1.8 30.7 7.2 8.7 37.8 69.7 44.1 75.2 63.7 189.3 128.5 21.9 171.9 37.5 21.4
TOTAL CITIES Number of offenses known 83,832 3,673 70,906 17,066 20,446 90,609 151,179 96,983 156,286 127,095 382,177 257,251 46,887 376,503 81,154 40,322
Rate 45.5 2.0 38.4 9.2 11.1 49.1 81.9 52.5 84.7 68.8 207.9 139.9 25.5 204.8 44.1 21.9
GROUP I (250,000 and over) Number of offenses known 32,208 1,652 42,158 9,790 11,180 50,637 84,985 47,876 75,061 44,466 160,326 88,405 18,568 170,190 46,926 16,068
Rate 56.0 2.9 73.3 17.0 19.4 88.1 147.8 83.3 130.6 77.4 281.7 155.3 32.6 299.7 82.6 28.3
1,000,000 and over (Group I subset) Number of offenses known 11,820 710 14,893 4,696 5,050 21,921 23,915 20,630 27,990 22,642 55,083 24,619 6,147 46,332 26,231 5,422
Rate 50.3 3.0 63.3 20.0 21.5 93.2 101.7 87.8 119.1 96.3 234.3 104.7 26.1 197.1 111.6 23.1
500,000 to 999,999 (Group I subset) Number of offenses known 10,037 481 15,968 2,986 3,894 15,094 34,514 15,343 27,337 10,977 56,315 34,578 6,602 65,237 10,881 6,583
Rate 57.6 2.8 91.6 17.1 22.3 86.6 198.0 88.0 156.8 63.0 333.8 205.0 39.1 389.8 65.0 39.3
250,000 to 499,999 (Group I subset) Number of offenses known 10,351 461 11,297 2,108 2,236 13,622 26,556 11,903 19,734 10,847 48,928 29,208 5,819 58,621 9,814 4,063
Rate 62.6 2.8 68.3 12.7 13.5 82.4 160.6 72.0 119.3 65.6 295.8 176.6 35.2 354.5 59.3 24.6
GROUP II (100,000 to 249,999) Number of offenses known 14,087 510 11,669 2,890 3,344 14,834 25,123 16,227 25,085 20,356 66,814 46,194 9,045 74,850 14,130 7,465
Rate 47.0 1.7 38.8 9.6 11.1 49.4 83.3 53.8 83.2 67.5 221.5 153.1 30.0 248.1 46.8 24.7
GROUP III (50,000 to 99,999) Number of offenses known 11,614 534 7,373 2,054 2,571 11,404 15,929 11,945 20,432 17,932 53,079 38,682 6,567 51,234 9,174 6,017
Rate 38.0 1.7 24.1 6.7 8.4 37.3 52.1 39.1 66.9 58.7 173.8 126.6 21.5 168.1 30.1 19.7
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) Number of offenses known 9,500 315 4,685 1,104 1,587 6,569 10,741 8,333 13,639 13,186 38,719 30,426 5,187 34,018 4,724 4,327
Rate 36.6 1.2 18.0 4.3 6.1 25.3 41.4 32.1 52.5 50.8 150.1 118.0 20.1 131.0 18.2 16.7
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) Number of offenses known 8,503 277 3,212 792 1,102 4,044 8,254 6,838 11,862 13,485 35,046 28,460 4,080 26,365 3,680 3,216
Rate 36.7 1.2 13.8 3.4 4.8 17.4 35.6 29.5 51.2 58.2 151.3 122.8 17.6 113.6 15.9 13.9
GROUP VI (under 10,000) Number of offenses known 7,920 385 1,809 436 662 3,121 6,147 5,764 10,207 17,670 28,193 25,084 3,440 19,846 2,520 3,229
Rate 45.9 2.2 10.5 2.5 3.8 18.0 35.5 33.3 59.0 102.2 163.2 145.2 19.9 114.7 14.6 18.7
METROPOLITAN COUNTIES Number of offenses known 21,008 768 10,528 1,949 2,489 10,035 29,069 17,456 36,231 32,997 90,860 63,203 9,634 68,686 15,348 13,482
Rate 33.0 1.2 16.5 3.0 3.9 15.7 45.4 27.3 56.6 51.6 142.8 99.4 15.1 107.4 24.0 21.1
NONMETROPOLITAN COUNTIES Number of offenses known 7,642 297 851 142 261 624 6,626 3,788 9,061 10,527 32,085 22,376 2,048 14,206 3,611 3,442
Rate 39.5 1.5 4.4 0.7 1.3 3.2 34.2 19.5 46.7 54.3 165.6 115.5 10.6 73.3 18.6 17.8
SUBURBAN AREAS2 Number of offenses known 36,556 1,369 17,355 3,551 5,014 20,144 43,329 29,621 58,251 58,415 153,856 112,509 18,454 125,321 23,055 20,798
Rate 32.4 1.2 15.4 3.1 4.4 17.8 38.4 26.2 51.6 51.7 136.9 100.1 16.4 111.0 20.4 18.4
  • 1 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.