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Table 18

Rate: Number of Crimes per 100,000 Inhabitants

by Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties1 by Population Group, 2012

Population group Population range 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
METROPOLITAN
COUNTIES
100,000 and over 121,642 293.2 1,489 3.6 7,927 19.1 31,488 75.9 80,738 194.6 916,667 2,209.3 241,374 581.7 600,680 1,447.7 74,613 179.8 159 41,491,299
25,000 to 99,999 42,675 183.7 578 2.5 4,357 18.8 4,749 20.4 32,991 142.0 386,882 1,665.8 122,260 526.4 241,967 1,041.8 22,655 97.5 442 23,225,322
Under 25,000 15,603 320.6 182 3.7 1,633 33.6 1,844 37.9 11,944 245.4 127,370 2,617.0 31,392 645.0 77,505 1,592.5 18,473 379.6 1,140 4,866,996
NONMETROPOLITAN
COUNTIES

25,000 and over 17,912 175.3 292 2.9 1,987 19.4 1,649 16.1 13,984 136.8 168,264 1,646.3 59,522 582.4 99,513 973.7 9,229 90.3 268 10,220,449
10,000 to 24,999 14,835 163.1 266 2.9 1,572 17.3 866 9.5 12,131 133.4 127,290 1,399.4 43,442 477.6 76,308 838.9 7,540 82.9 562 9,096,220
Under 10,000 7,902 195.1 142 3.5 1,167 28.8 322 7.9 6,271 154.8 61,206 1,511.0 18,993 468.9 37,282 920.4 4,931 121.7 1,259 4,050,755
  • 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.

Data Declaration

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