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Table 12

Crime Trends

by Population Group, 2011–2012

Population group Violent
crime
Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Forcible
rape
Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property
crime
Burglary Larceny-
theft
Motor
vehicle
theft
Arson Number
of
agencies
2012
estimated
population
TOTAL ALL AGENCIES: 2011 1,144,896 13,993 76,332 341,608 712,963 8,497,732 2,045,019 5,769,048 683,665 51,488
2012 1,153,016 14,168 76,233 341,680 720,935 8,412,497 1,965,533 5,757,766 689,198 51,500 15,091 296,448,440
Percent change +0.7 +1.3 -0.1 * +1.1 -1.0 -3.9 -0.2 +0.8 *
TOTAL CITIES 2011 917,848 10,866 57,117 299,629 550,236 6,612,306 1,492,393 4,575,350 544,563 38,921
2012 927,974 11,123 57,086 300,458 559,307 6,585,512 1,437,602 4,597,894 550,016 39,472 10,999 200,116,329
Percent change +1.1 +2.4 -0.1 +0.3 +1.6 -0.4 -3.7 +0.5 +1.0 +1.4
GROUP I (250,000 and over) 2011 416,837 5,591 18,364 162,554 230,328 2,113,634 505,616 1,353,301 254,717 13,686
2012 427,038 5,830 18,716 164,631 237,861 2,105,693 480,366 1,370,050 255,277 13,150 75 56,306,634
Percent change +2.4 +4.3 +1.9 +1.3 +3.3 -0.4 -5.0 +1.2 +0.2 -3.9
1,000,000 and over (Group I subset) 2011 176,602 2,223 5,947 74,249 94,183 791,320 172,588 520,049 98,683 3,604
2012 179,159 2,255 6,134 74,843 95,927 783,251 166,197 523,397 93,657 3,547 10 25,494,200
Percent change +1.4 +1.4 +3.1 +0.8 +1.9 -1.0 -3.7 +0.6 -5.1 -1.6
500,000 to 999,999 (Group I subset) 2011 131,848 1,719 6,407 46,787 76,935 721,725 177,004 460,101 84,620 4,940
2012 137,075 1,886 6,493 47,226 81,470 720,829 169,023 465,025 86,781 4,520 24 16,540,300
Percent change +4.0 +9.7 +1.3 +0.9 +5.9 -0.1 -4.5 +1.1 +2.6 -8.5
250,000 to 499,999 (Group I subset) 2011 108,387 1,649 6,010 41,518 59,210 600,589 156,024 373,151 71,414 5,142
2012 110,804 1,689 6,089 42,562 60,464 601,613 145,146 381,628 74,839 5,083 41 14,272,134
Percent change +2.2 +2.4 +1.3 +2.5 +2.1 +0.2 -7.0 +2.3 +4.8 -1.1
GROUP II (100,000 to 249,999) 2011 155,680 1,871 9,872 50,811 93,126 1,184,388 283,947 797,286 103,155 6,546
2012 158,138 1,875 9,752 51,430 95,081 1,181,869 274,186 800,207 107,476 6,733 215 32,127,222
Percent change +1.6 +0.2 -1.2 +1.2 +2.1 -0.2 -3.4 +0.4 +4.2 +2.9
GROUP III (50,000 to 99,999) 2011 112,153 1,079 8,023 34,515 68,536 955,972 213,573 670,821 71,578 5,070
2012 112,484 1,100 8,036 33,776 69,572 952,709 207,854 671,567 73,288 5,247 454 31,358,005
Percent change +0.3 +1.9 +0.2 -2.1 +1.5 -0.3 -2.7 +0.1 +2.4 +3.5
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 2011 87,164 872 7,732 23,530 55,030 839,653 177,620 614,572 47,461 4,122
2012 85,801 936 7,484 23,041 54,340 832,839 171,529 614,582 46,728 4,538 828 28,600,336
Percent change -1.6 +7.3 -3.2 -2.1 -1.3 -0.8 -3.4 * -1.5 +10.1
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 2011 77,877 787 6,874 17,543 52,673 801,201 169,020 593,921 38,260 3,585
2012 76,658 766 6,834 16,926 52,132 799,108 164,116 597,089 37,903 3,574 1,786 28,412,426
Percent change -1.6 -2.7 -0.6 -3.5 -1.0 -0.3 -2.9 +0.5 -0.9 -0.3
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 2011 68,137 666 6,252 10,676 50,543 717,458 142,617 545,449 29,392 5,912
2012 67,855 616 6,264 10,654 50,321 713,294 139,551 544,399 29,344 6,230 7,641 23,311,706
Percent change -0.4 -7.5 +0.2 -0.2 -0.4 -0.6 -2.1 -0.2 -0.2 +5.4
METROPOLITAN COUNTIES 2011 181,571 2,318 14,069 38,772 126,412 1,486,329 414,593 956,707 115,029 9,508
2012 180,410 2,198 13,911 38,030 126,271 1,440,722 395,115 929,984 115,623 8,953 1,778 71,061,093
Percent change -0.6 -5.2 -1.1 -1.9 -0.1 -3.1 -4.7 -2.8 +0.5 -5.8
NONMETROPOLITAN COUNTIES1 2011 45,477 809 5,146 3,207 36,315 399,097 138,033 236,991 24,073 3,059
2012 44,632 847 5,236 3,192 35,357 386,263 132,816 229,888 23,559 3,075 2,314 25,271,018
Percent change -1.9 +4.7 +1.7 -0.5 -2.6 -3.2 -3.8 -3.0 -2.1 +0.5
SUBURBAN AREAS2 2011 327,061 3,677 26,272 75,042 222,070 3,042,697 723,602 2,121,293 197,802 17,076
2012 323,450 3,590 25,963 73,694 220,203 2,988,958 695,245 2,096,435 197,278 16,669 8,267 129,683,417
Percent change -1.1 -2.4 -1.2 -1.8 -0.8 -1.8 -3.9 -1.2 -0.3 -2.4
  • 1 Includes state police agencies that report aggregately for the entire state.
  • 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.
  • * Less than one-tenth of 1 percent.

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