Table 21

Robbery

by State, Types of Weapons, 2019

State Total
robberies1
Firearms Knives or
cutting
instruments
Other
weapons
Strong-
arm
Agency
count
Population
Alabama2 32 15 2 2 13 2 85,670
Alaska 826 167 89 119 451 33 727,792
Arizona 6,042 2,207 759 688 2,388 96 6,308,226
Arkansas 1,351 651 83 122 495 243 2,501,782
California 51,196 12,181 4,635 5,964 28,416 731 38,767,853
Colorado 3,227 1,242 290 422 1,273 183 4,798,277
Connecticut 1,863 575 193 206 889 106 3,492,933
Delaware 789 288 88 78 335 52 970,535
District of Columbia 2,713 897 258 158 1,400 3 705,749
Florida 16,199 6,194 1,097 1,574 7,334 678 21,424,937
Georgia 1,626 912 64 104 546 168 3,026,506
Hawaii 1,021 160 92 162 607 2 1,142,377
Idaho 155 35 20 18 82 101 1,751,712
Illinois3 282 127 23 22 110 1 145,719
Indiana 1,840 809 93 312 626 169 3,004,084
Iowa 808 336 62 95 315 183 2,584,085
Kansas 924 430 69 79 346 219 1,821,596
Kentucky 2,158 1,007 154 207 790 398 4,456,082
Louisiana 3,760 1,841 183 304 1,432 150 3,988,385
Maine 188 40 21 26 101 135 1,344,212
Maryland 9,195 4,018 895 727 3,555 151 6,043,312
Massachusetts 3,590 790 594 669 1,537 346 6,726,719
Michigan 5,239 2,275 265 468 2,231 612 9,492,862
Minnesota 3,097 908 206 612 1,371 368 5,433,467
Mississippi 1,003 611 44 108 240 55 1,273,580
Missouri 4,547 2,617 228 353 1,349 327 4,271,657
Montana 191 46 17 45 83 78 855,718
Nebraska 781 353 61 52 315 198 1,767,262
Nevada 3,259 1,307 289 365 1,298 42 2,948,674
New Hampshire 297 74 42 42 139 182 1,281,465
New Jersey 5,730 1,653 526 399 3,152 577 8,882,190
New Mexico 2,063 909 282 246 626 99 1,480,451
New York 17,917 2,950 2,332 1,752 10,883 497 18,382,202
North Carolina 6,374 3,611 480 478 1,805 253 7,678,759
North Dakota 176 46 31 24 75 103 759,718
Ohio 8,211 2,504 347 598 4,762 414 9,215,222
Oklahoma 2,364 1,101 194 197 872 406 3,909,106
Oregon 2,136 452 220 319 1,145 151 3,680,010
Pennsylvania 1,476 589 145 94 648 438 3,297,344
Rhode Island 418 114 94 33 177 48 1,059,361
South Carolina 3,044 1,749 201 233 861 260 4,660,637
South Dakota 159 45 25 21 68 107 816,216
Tennessee 6,133 3,794 284 460 1,595 456 6,643,476
Texas 28,432 14,877 1,949 2,790 8,816 823 27,151,685
Utah 1,098 302 136 143 517 109 2,883,845
Vermont 69 20 10 4 35 79 599,538
Virginia 3,487 1,754 320 279 1,134 400 8,403,438
Washington 4,914 1,091 455 639 2,729 219 7,114,406
West Virginia 134 59 18 17 40 103 953,873
Wisconsin 2,905 1,349 160 312 1,084 409 5,649,131
Wyoming 62 20 4 9 29 55 512,713
  • 1 The number of robberies from agencies that submitted 12 months of data in 2019 for which breakdowns by type of weapon were included.
  • 2 Limited data for 2019 were available for Alabama.
  • 3 Limited data were received.

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