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Table 28

Number of Offenses Cleared by Arrest or Exceptional Means

Percent of Clearances Involving Persons Under 18 Years of Age

by Population Group, 2011

Population group Violent
crime
Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Forcible
rape
Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property
crime
Burglary Larceny-
theft
Motor
vehicle
theft
Arson1 Number
of
agencies
2011
estimated
population
TOTAL ALL AGENCIES: Total clearances 441,316 7,396 26,875 77,866 329,179 1,354,156 220,306 1,064,637 69,213 8,835 13,576 255,070,020
Percent under 18 9.5 4.1 10.9 12.7 8.8 14.2 12.3 14.7 11.9 32.7
TOTAL CITIES Total clearances 341,606 5,592 19,686 67,666 248,662 1,073,296 156,403 866,900 49,993 6,321 10,108 171,178,410
Percent under 18 9.6 4.2 10.2 12.7 8.8 14.8 13.0 15.2 12.2 35.5
GROUP I (250,000 and over) Total clearances 125,567 2,510 6,883 30,014 86,160 238,566 40,020 182,685 15,861 1,839 66 41,781,951
Percent under 18 8.6 4.6 7.7 12.7 7.4 14.1 13.6 14.4 11.5 36.4
1,000,000 and over (Group I subset) Total clearances 39,993 832 2,263 10,684 26,214 66,944 10,162 52,764 4,018 426 8 14,331,558
Percent under 18 7.6 3.0 6.8 10.4 6.6 11.9 11.6 12.1 9.0 37.6
500,000 to 999,999 (Group I subset) Total clearances 47,355 773 2,375 10,472 33,735 87,728 15,369 65,800 6,559 698 22 14,882,957
Percent under 18 9.5 6.2 6.9 14.9 8.1 15.4 15.8 15.5 12.9 35.0
250,000 to 499,999 (Group I subset) Total clearances 38,219 905 2,245 8,858 26,211 83,894 14,489 64,121 5,284 715 36 12,567,436
Percent under 18 8.5 4.6 9.5 12.9 7.1 14.4 12.7 15.0 11.8 37.2
GROUP II (100,000 to 249,999) Total clearances 58,168 1,018 3,223 12,480 41,447 174,410 26,307 139,410 8,693 948 183 27,441,955
Percent under 18 9.9 4.5 9.8 13.5 8.9 16.8 15.0 17.4 13.1 30.8
GROUP III (50,000 to 99,999) Total clearances 48,313 632 2,743 9,148 35,790 175,769 24,001 144,347 7,421 976 407 28,440,217
Percent under 18 10.2 2.5 11.2 13.7 9.4 16.6 12.7 17.4 12.2 37.0
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) Total clearances 38,557 553 2,384 6,886 28,734 168,613 20,463 142,333 5,817 803 754 26,198,419
Percent under 18 10.0 4.7 11.8 12.3 9.4 15.3 12.9 15.8 12.6 39.0
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) Total clearances 37,781 538 2,362 5,507 29,374 170,646 22,994 141,407 6,245 831 1,615 25,563,289
Percent under 18 10.0 3.0 12.3 11.0 9.8 13.4 11.5 13.8 12.6 33.8
GROUP VI (under 10,000) Total clearances 33,220 341 2,091 3,631 27,157 145,292 22,618 116,718 5,956 924 7,083 21,752,579
Percent under 18 10.6 5.0 13.0 11.5 10.4 12.2 11.4 12.4 12.0 35.6
METROPOLITAN COUNTIES Total clearances 73,330 1,228 4,787 8,793 58,522 206,107 41,832 150,881 13,394 1,734 1,417 58,986,177
Percent under 18 10.3 3.5 12.8 13.2 9.8 12.9 11.6 13.4 11.4 29.5
NONMETROPOLITAN COUNTIES Total clearances 26,380 576 2,402 1,407 21,995 74,753 22,071 46,856 5,826 780 2,051 24,905,433
Percent under 18 7.2 3.8 13.3 5.4 6.7 9.0 8.7 9.0 10.0 16.9
SUBURBAN AREAS2 Total clearances 137,131 1,986 8,607 18,966 107,572 498,155 79,467 394,489 24,199 3,243 7,197 110,378,170
Percent under 18 10.6 3.6 12.3 12.8 10.2 13.6 11.9 14.0 11.5 33.9
  • 1 Not all agencies submit data reports for arson to the FBI. Therefore, the agency counts and estimated population presented in this table do not represent participation for the reporting of arson.
  • 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.

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