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Table 14

Crime Trends

by Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties1 by Population Group, 2011–2012

Population group Population range 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
METROPOLITAN
COUNTIES
100,000 and over 2011 124,890 1,541 8,157 32,474 82,718 968,280 257,404 634,619 76,257 5,855
2012 124,960 1,500 8,143 31,958 83,359 938,926 245,668 616,917 76,341 5,425 164 42,951,469
Percent change +0.1 -2.7 -0.2 -1.6 +0.8 -3.0 -4.6 -2.8 +0.1 -7.3
25,000 to 99,999 2011 41,849 592 4,315 4,598 32,344 390,780 125,050 243,683 22,047 2,246
2012 40,621 530 4,236 4,306 31,549 376,928 119,087 236,809 21,032 2,261 444 23,204,448
Percent change -2.9 -10.5 -1.8 -6.4 -2.5 -3.5 -4.8 -2.8 -4.6 +0.7
Under 25,000 2011 14,560 183 1,512 1,673 11,192 123,542 30,921 76,049 16,572 1,392
2012 14,960 165 1,474 1,754 11,567 121,502 29,397 73,969 18,136 1,247 1,155 4,624,728
Percent change +2.7 -9.8 -2.5 +4.8 +3.4 -1.7 -4.9 -2.7 +9.4 -10.4
NONMETROPOLITAN
COUNTIES
25,000 and over 2011 18,840 289 1,896 1,714 14,941 176,760 63,158 103,709 9,893 1,105
2012 18,327 298 2,010 1,678 14,341 170,830 60,352 101,210 9,268 1,085 277 10,537,737
Percent change -2.7 +3.1 +6.0 -2.1 -4.0 -3.4 -4.4 -2.4 -6.3 -1.8
10,000 to 24,999 2011 14,853 275 1,465 870 12,243 133,557 45,304 80,621 7,632 991
2012 14,981 271 1,493 870 12,347 128,370 43,817 77,001 7,552 987 580 9,403,854
Percent change +0.9 -1.5 +1.9 0.0 +0.8 -3.9 -3.3 -4.5 -1.0 -0.4
Under 10,000 2011 8,350 150 1,163 315 6,722 64,059 20,505 38,991 4,563 629
2012 8,109 148 1,135 328 6,498 62,019 19,385 37,860 4,774 674 1,294 4,199,830
Percent change -2.9 -1.3 -2.4 +4.1 -3.3 -3.2 -5.5 -2.9 +4.6 +7.2
  • 1 Metropolitan counties include sheriffs and county law enforcement agencies associated with a Metropolitan Statistical Area. Nonmetropolitan counties include sheriffs and county law enforcement agencies that are not associated with a Metropolitan Statistical Area. The offenses from state police agencies are not included in this table.

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