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Table 17

Rate: Number of Crimes per 100,000 Inhabitants

by Suburban and Nonsuburban Cities1 by Population Group, 2012

Population group Violent crime Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Forcible rape Robbery Aggravated assault Property crime Burglary Larceny-theft Motor vehicle theft Number
of
agencies
2012
estimated
population
Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate
TOTAL SUBURBAN CITIES: 143,829 245.6 1,398 2.4 12,420 21.2 36,022 61.5 93,989 160.5 1,563,350 2,669.3 304,338 519.6 1,175,713 2,007.5 83,299 142.2 6,313 58,566,727
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 57,375 253.7 583 2.6 4,768 21.1 16,213 71.7 35,811 158.4 580,427 2,567.0 116,828 516.7 427,845 1,892.2 35,754 158.1 659 22,611,079
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 48,499 222.8 512 2.4 4,300 19.8 12,349 56.7 31,338 144.0 537,597 2,469.5 107,788 495.1 400,671 1,840.6 29,138 133.9 1,353 21,769,084
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 37,955 267.5 303 2.1 3,352 23.6 7,460 52.6 26,840 189.2 445,326 3,139.1 79,722 562.0 347,197 2,447.4 18,407 129.7 4,301 14,186,564
TOTAL NONSUBURBAN CITIES: 91,016 421.8 942 4.4 9,283 43.0 15,439 71.5 65,352 302.8 812,706 3,765.9 178,762 828.4 601,040 2,785.1 32,904 152.5 3,605 21,580,402
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 32,214 485.8 373 5.6 3,094 46.7 7,535 113.6 21,212 319.9 280,839 4,235.2 61,010 920.1 206,991 3,121.6 12,838 193.6 187 6,630,996
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 29,128 440.7 273 4.1 2,837 42.9 4,758 72.0 21,260 321.7 270,550 4,093.5 59,319 897.5 201,777 3,052.9 9,454 143.0 426 6,609,308
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 29,674 355.8 296 3.5 3,352 40.2 3,146 37.7 22,880 274.3 261,317 3,133.3 58,433 700.6 192,272 2,305.4 10,612 127.2 2,992 8,340,098
  • 1 Suburban cities include law enforcement agencies in cities with less than 50,000 inhabitants that are within a Metropolitan Statistical Area. Suburban cities exclude all metropolitan agencies associated with a principal city. Nonsuburban cities include law enforcement agencies in cities with less than 50,000 inhabitants that are not associated with a Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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