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Table 21

Robbery

by State, Types of Weapons, 2011

State Total
robberies1
Firearms Knives or
cutting
instruments
Other
weapons
Strong-
arm
Agency
count
Population
Alabama 3,106 1,781 161 317 847 300 3,967,912
Alaska 573 130 45 43 355 33 714,559
Arizona 7,057 3,156 671 657 2,573 106 6,281,875
Arkansas 2,210 1,138 108 195 769 212 2,504,030
California 54,227 16,146 4,787 4,865 28,429 733 37,571,959
Colorado 3,229 1,248 299 400 1,282 194 4,848,878
Connecticut 3,588 1,211 361 290 1,726 102 3,474,899
Delaware 1,538 632 120 140 646 55 907,135
District of Columbia 4,093 1,499 235 183 2,176 2 617,996
Florida 25,615 10,769 1,575 2,282 10,989 678 19,052,717
Georgia 11,897 6,819 478 1,137 3,463 483 9,408,130
Idaho 152 51 24 17 60 104 1,493,662
Illinois2 566 291 48 44 183 1 153,331
Indiana 6,372 2,953 390 560 2,469 298 5,557,234
Iowa 802 196 87 105 414 184 2,682,969
Kansas 1,421 652 133 128 508 256 2,622,476
Kentucky 3,653 1,688 311 383 1,271 362 4,244,419
Louisiana 4,841 2,512 207 362 1,760 151 3,957,239
Maine 369 77 72 44 176 168 1,328,188
Maryland 10,324 4,611 965 586 4,162 155 5,784,364
Massachusetts 6,564 1,680 1,329 786 2,769 315 6,034,456
Michigan 9,867 4,972 459 750 3,686 516 8,886,852
Minnesota 3,363 1,051 238 480 1,594 311 5,226,982
Mississippi 1,892 1,111 89 190 502 108 1,849,412
Missouri 6,243 3,122 319 441 2,361 602 5,950,416
Montana 151 35 17 20 79 101 926,672
Nebraska 988 427 86 65 410 215 1,678,460
Nevada 4,252 1,703 379 322 1,848 42 2,440,815
New Hampshire 450 111 57 64 218 140 1,129,726
New Jersey 12,118 4,368 937 769 6,044 573 8,759,125
New Mexico 1,707 703 225 151 628 101 2,011,134
New York 8,496 2,516 826 939 4,215 532 10,807,465
North Carolina 8,443 4,221 591 760 2,871 369 8,664,157
North Dakota 90 31 10 9 40 82 646,511
Ohio 14,937 6,358 748 1,324 6,507 464 9,714,166
Oklahoma 3,253 1,540 264 249 1,200 331 3,597,339
Oregon 2,206 557 245 205 1,199 161 3,823,231
Pennsylvania 15,473 6,483 1,117 947 6,926 1,196 11,853,574
Rhode Island 326 111 49 33 133 48 873,472
South Carolina 4,031 2,182 258 371 1,220 249 4,122,555
South Dakota 162 36 20 24 82 122 732,933
Tennessee 7,975 4,532 477 637 2,329 448 6,218,332
Texas 26,247 12,058 2,306 2,356 9,527 1,024 24,016,516
Utah 1,059 295 135 107 522 122 2,687,404
Vermont 68 23 6 9 30 65 531,937
Virginia 5,417 2,856 371 521 1,669 323 8,066,841
Washington 5,409 1,310 507 491 3,101 248 6,322,393
West Virginia 685 241 81 68 295 247 1,498,772
Wisconsin 4,443 2,393 212 387 1,451 366 5,456,018
Wyoming 71 20 8 7 36 62 548,033
  • 1 The number of robberies from agencies that submitted 12 months of data in 2011 for which breakdowns by type of weapon were included.
  • 2 Limited data were received.

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