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Table 15

Crime Trends

Additional Information About Selected Offenses

by Population Group, 2011–2012

Population group Forcible rape Robbery Aggravated assault Burglary Motor vehicle theft Arson Number
of
agencies
2012
estimated
population
Rape by
force
Assault
to rape-
attempts
Firearm Knife or
cutting
instrument
Other
weapon
Strong-arm Firearm Knife or
cutting
instrument
Other
weapon
Hands,
fists,
feet, etc.
Forcible
entry
Unlawful
entry
Attempted
forcible
entry
Autos Trucks
and
buses
Other
vehicles
Structure Mobile Other
TOTAL ALL AGENCIES: 2011 67,019 5,039 123,834 23,339 25,956 126,459 136,754 123,489 213,429 176,153 1,170,654 641,052 122,700 471,638 102,557 67,001 21,237 11,131 13,796
2012 66,582 4,732 122,974 23,338 26,255 127,537 142,568 123,344 214,626 177,782 1,109,117 634,636 119,819 481,512 99,594 71,088 21,919 10,760 14,513 14,398 274,808,793
Percent change -0.7 -6.1 -0.7 * +1.2 +0.9 +4.3 -0.1 +0.6 +0.9 -5.3 -1.0 -2.3 +2.1 -2.9 +6.1 +3.2 -3.3 +5.2
TOTAL CITIES 2011 49,417 4,002 105,470 20,250 21,951 110,392 106,729 97,645 159,490 126,697 841,697 458,477 93,771 381,590 78,501 43,840 16,058 8,055 10,487
2012 49,603 3,926 104,859 20,239 22,283 111,924 112,066 97,638 161,507 127,577 799,013 455,698 92,166 389,613 76,554 48,050 16,632 7,838 11,184 10,419 180,921,466
Percent change +0.4 -1.9 -0.6 -0.1 +1.5 +1.4 +5.0 * +1.3 +0.7 -5.1 -0.6 -1.7 +2.1 -2.5 +9.6 +3.6 -2.7 +6.6
GROUP I (250,000 and over) 2011 15,519 1,620 56,584 9,252 9,372 52,338 53,224 37,867 63,742 31,678 308,962 118,018 28,071 165,128 43,724 14,868 6,017 3,653 3,337
2012 15,801 1,644 57,045 9,407 9,653 53,865 56,449 38,288 65,601 32,455 291,015 116,231 27,036 170,284 41,991 16,215 6,007 3,498 3,411 72 45,057,321
Percent change +1.8 +1.5 +0.8 +1.7 +3.0 +2.9 +6.1 +1.1 +2.9 +2.5 -5.8 -1.5 -3.7 +3.1 -4.0 +9.1 -0.2 -4.2 +2.2
1,000,000 and over (Group I subset) 2011 4,249 606 16,910 3,400 3,166 17,025 13,823 11,603 18,298 8,222 87,994 33,100 6,915 44,702 19,204 5,897 1,289 1,131 1,146
2012 4,380 592 17,072 3,471 3,225 17,398 14,265 11,624 18,405 8,150 86,764 31,529 6,521 43,313 19,048 6,105 1,274 1,077 1,196 8 14,496,403
Percent change +3.1 -2.3 +1.0 +2.1 +1.9 +2.2 +3.2 +0.2 +0.6 -0.9 -1.4 -4.7 -5.7 -3.1 -0.8 +3.5 -1.2 -4.8 +4.4
500,000 to 999,999 (Group I subset) 2011 5,878 529 21,381 3,449 3,618 18,339 21,092 15,995 27,613 12,235 122,496 42,551 11,957 66,051 13,614 4,955 2,318 1,365 945
2012 5,934 559 21,237 3,495 3,632 18,862 22,900 16,063 29,018 13,489 113,105 44,092 11,826 67,321 13,752 5,708 2,212 1,230 940 24 16,540,300
Percent change +1.0 +5.7 -0.7 +1.3 +0.4 +2.9 +8.6 +0.4 +5.1 +10.2 -7.7 +3.6 -1.1 +1.9 +1.0 +15.2 -4.6 -9.9 -0.5
250,000 to 499,999 (Group I subset) 2011 5,392 485 18,293 2,403 2,588 16,974 18,309 10,269 17,831 11,221 98,472 42,367 9,199 54,375 10,906 4,016 2,410 1,157 1,246
2012 5,487 493 18,736 2,441 2,796 17,605 19,284 10,601 18,178 10,816 91,146 40,610 8,689 59,650 9,191 4,402 2,521 1,191 1,275 40 14,020,618
Percent change +1.8 +1.6 +2.4 +1.6 +8.0 +3.7 +5.3 +3.2 +1.9 -3.6 -7.4 -4.1 -5.5 +9.7 -15.7 +9.6 +4.6 +2.9 +2.3
GROUP II (100,000 to 249,999) 2011 8,752 580 20,104 3,865 4,445 20,124 20,133 19,182 30,088 19,116 161,439 88,024 19,394 76,989 14,397 8,520 2,615 1,396 1,737
2012 8,707 582 20,002 3,889 4,499 20,683 21,469 19,071 30,538 19,379 152,016 89,031 19,369 79,544 14,626 10,279 2,864 1,402 1,958 207 30,872,288
Percent change -0.5 +0.3 -0.5 +0.6 +1.2 +2.8 +6.6 -0.6 +1.5 +1.4 -5.8 +1.1 -0.1 +3.3 +1.6 +20.6 +9.5 +0.4 +12.7
GROUP III (50,000 to 99,999) 2011 7,236 440 11,505 3,049 3,243 15,648 11,726 13,720 21,976 18,927 118,405 74,309 14,211 54,988 8,473 6,846 2,103 1,140 1,551
2012 7,306 408 10,926 3,005 3,393 15,371 12,147 13,624 22,122 19,515 112,846 73,995 14,661 56,224 8,431 7,442 2,318 1,081 1,535 433 29,965,640
Percent change +1.0 -7.3 -5.0 -1.4 +4.6 -1.8 +3.6 -0.7 +0.7 +3.1 -4.7 -0.4 +3.2 +2.2 -0.5 +8.7 +10.2 -5.2 -1.0
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 2011 6,600 445 7,743 1,844 2,236 10,113 8,355 10,053 16,235 16,308 93,881 61,356 11,914 35,249 4,688 5,297 1,619 674 1,382
2012 6,450 398 7,534 1,815 2,188 10,072 8,583 9,929 15,811 16,167 89,799 60,418 11,558 34,372 4,541 5,790 1,767 721 1,568 769 26,628,962
Percent change -2.3 -10.6 -2.7 -1.6 -2.1 -0.4 +2.7 -1.2 -2.6 -0.9 -4.3 -1.5 -3.0 -2.5 -3.1 +9.3 +9.1 +7.0 +13.5
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 2011 5,910 359 6,033 1,405 1,713 7,170 7,481 8,992 15,262 18,169 86,927 61,220 10,433 27,920 4,166 4,175 1,519 655 1,089
2012 5,923 360 5,790 1,226 1,638 7,006 7,660 8,846 14,989 18,040 83,318 60,946 10,082 27,582 4,046 4,374 1,593 598 1,050 1,658 26,274,300
Percent change +0.2 +0.3 -4.0 -12.7 -4.4 -2.3 +2.4 -1.6 -1.8 -0.7 -4.2 -0.4 -3.4 -1.2 -2.9 +4.8 +4.9 -8.7 -3.6
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 2011 5,400 558 3,501 835 942 4,999 5,810 7,831 12,187 22,499 72,083 55,550 9,748 21,316 3,053 4,134 2,185 537 1,391
2012 5,416 534 3,562 897 912 4,927 5,758 7,880 12,446 22,021 70,019 55,077 9,460 21,607 2,919 3,950 2,083 538 1,662 7,280 22,122,955
Percent change +0.3 -4.3 +1.7 +7.4 -3.2 -1.4 -0.9 +0.6 +2.1 -2.1 -2.9 -0.9 -3.0 +1.4 -4.4 -4.5 -4.7 +0.2 +19.5
METROPOLITAN COUNTIES 2011 12,819 780 17,057 2,814 3,610 14,872 23,826 20,846 43,535 35,424 246,044 135,206 23,518 75,268 20,225 17,944 3,610 2,496 2,626
2012 12,109 538 16,831 2,783 3,578 14,438 24,151 20,898 43,161 36,574 230,315 133,212 22,534 77,182 19,320 18,151 3,713 2,326 2,630 1,723 69,304,933
Percent change -5.5 -31.0 -1.3 -1.1 -0.9 -2.9 +1.4 +0.2 -0.9 +3.2 -6.4 -1.5 -4.2 +2.5 -4.5 +1.2 +2.9 -6.8 +0.2
NONMETROPOLITAN COUNTIES 2011 4,783 257 1,307 275 395 1,195 6,199 4,998 10,404 14,032 82,913 47,369 5,411 14,780 3,831 5,217 1,569 580 683
2012 4,870 268 1,284 316 394 1,175 6,351 4,808 9,958 13,631 79,789 45,726 5,119 14,717 3,720 4,887 1,574 596 699 2,256 24,582,394
Percent change +1.8 +4.3 -1.8 +14.9 -0.3 -1.7 +2.5 -3.8 -4.3 -2.9 -3.8 -3.5 -5.4 -0.4 -2.9 -6.3 +0.3 +2.8 +2.3
SUBURBAN AREAS1 2011 23,215 1,530 29,006 5,613 6,849 30,534 36,157 36,408 70,647 69,840 403,483 246,537 44,862 135,958 28,903 27,044 6,547 3,584 4,875
2012 22,947 1,303 28,531 5,468 6,752 30,052 36,895 36,295 69,763 69,937 382,012 242,833 43,432 137,279 27,702 27,347 6,633 3,402 5,022 7,818 123,622,613
Percent change -1.2 -14.8 -1.6 -2.6 -1.4 -1.6 +2.0 -0.3 -1.3 +0.1 -5.3 -1.5 -3.2 +1.0 -4.2 +1.1 +1.3 -5.1 +3.0
  • 1 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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