Table 22

Aggravated Assault

by State, Types of Weapons, 2019

State Total
aggravated
assaults1
Firearms Knives or
cutting
instruments
Other
weapons
Personal
weapons
Agency
count
Population
Alabama2 73 17 6 17 33 2 85,670
Alaska 4,342 834 801 1,484 1,223 33 727,792
Arizona 20,173 5,206 3,033 4,327 7,607 96 6,308,226
Arkansas 11,551 3,657 1,456 2,546 3,892 243 2,501,782
California 102,822 17,341 16,098 34,424 34,959 731 38,767,853
Colorado 12,619 4,066 2,608 3,122 2,823 184 4,910,658
Connecticut 3,549 692 810 1,268 779 106 3,492,933
Delaware 2,962 1,102 552 1,029 279 52 970,535
District of Columbia 4,179 1,089 1,175 1,520 395 3 705,749
Florida 55,333 17,196 10,213 18,648 9,276 678 21,424,937
Georgia 6,171 2,122 794 1,359 1,896 168 3,026,506
Hawaii 1,588 219 385 595 389 2 1,142,377
Idaho 2,978 524 489 928 1,037 101 1,751,712
Illinois3 1,290 553 173 206 358 1 145,719
Indiana 5,488 1,142 510 1,252 2,584 169 3,004,084
Iowa 5,584 803 846 1,281 2,654 183 2,584,085
Kansas 6,893 2,308 1,074 1,752 1,759 219 1,821,596
Kentucky 5,722 2,160 660 2,323 579 398 4,456,082
Louisiana 16,346 5,699 2,461 4,564 3,622 150 3,988,385
Maine 824 72 147 253 352 135 1,344,212
Maryland 15,727 2,840 3,490 5,898 3,499 151 6,043,312
Massachusetts 16,375 1,666 3,562 7,502 3,645 346 6,726,719
Michigan 29,325 8,993 5,580 8,934 5,818 612 9,492,862
Minnesota 7,338 1,820 1,516 1,954 2,048 368 5,433,467
Mississippi 2,424 1,163 308 553 400 55 1,273,580
Missouri 18,379 7,896 1,898 5,217 3,368 327 4,271,657
Montana 3,043 387 278 929 1,449 78 855,718
Nebraska 3,531 867 697 1,173 794 198 1,767,262
Nevada 9,246 2,594 1,922 2,576 2,154 42 2,948,674
New Hampshire 1,091 204 217 285 385 182 1,281,465
New Jersey 10,852 1,729 2,038 3,352 3,733 577 8,882,190
New Mexico 9,356 2,475 1,390 2,483 3,008 99 1,480,451
New York 43,967 4,535 11,626 12,825 14,981 497 18,382,202
North Carolina 21,191 10,813 2,892 3,915 3,571 253 7,678,759
North Dakota 1,243 28 141 517 557 103 759,718
Ohio 16,947 6,636 3,247 4,931 2,133 414 9,215,222
Oklahoma 12,122 3,342 1,956 3,627 3,197 406 3,909,106
Oregon 6,933 1,031 1,244 2,382 2,276 151 3,680,010
Pennsylvania 5,959 962 599 812 3,586 438 3,297,344
Rhode Island 1,408 228 403 444 333 48 1,059,361
South Carolina 18,207 8,598 2,675 4,145 2,789 260 4,660,637
South Dakota 2,005 277 463 471 794 107 816,216
Tennessee 30,687 13,807 5,270 9,587 2,023 456 6,643,476
Texas 73,258 25,970 14,156 20,714 12,418 823 27,151,685
Utah 4,281 692 812 1,321 1,456 109 2,883,845
Vermont 861 131 137 148 445 79 599,538
Virginia 10,823 3,535 1,601 3,132 2,555 400 8,403,438
Washington 12,990 2,667 2,047 4,311 3,965 219 7,114,406
West Virginia 1,996 474 239 453 830 103 953,873
Wisconsin 11,351 2,814 1,058 3,090 4,389 409 5,649,131
Wyoming 739 102 101 247 289 55 512,713
  • 1 The number of aggravated assaults 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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