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Table 19

Rate: Number of Crimes per 100,000 Inhabitants

Additional Information About Selected Offenses

by Population Group, 2012

Population group Forcible rape Robbery Aggravated assault Burglary Motor vehicle theft 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
TOTAL ALL AGENCIES: Number of offenses known 68,655 4,942 122,174 23,167 26,270 126,600 143,119 123,701 214,484 176,241 1,111,849 631,788 118,044 479,084 98,458 70,705 13,985 271,070,610
Rate 25.3 1.8 45.1 8.5 9.7 46.7 52.8 45.6 79.1 65.0 410.2 233.1 43.5 176.7 36.3 26.1
TOTAL CITIES Number of offenses known 50,801 3,958 103,849 20,101 22,223 111,093 112,325 98,148 161,642 127,301 799,024 454,124 90,723 386,411 75,644 48,041 10,088 179,023,674
Rate 28.4 2.2 58.0 11.2 12.4 62.1 62.7 54.8 90.3 71.1 446.3 253.7 50.7 215.8 42.3 26.8
GROUP I (250,000 and over) Number of offenses known 15,294 1,597 55,845 9,203 9,408 52,602 55,751 37,715 64,405 31,774 282,866 113,248 25,664 165,461 40,875 15,814 69 43,299,026
Rate 35.3 3.7 129.0 21.3 21.7 121.5 128.8 87.1 148.7 73.4 653.3 261.5 59.3 382.1 94.4 36.5
1,000,000 and over (Group I subset) Number of offenses known 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 8 14,496,403
Rate 30.2 4.1 117.8 23.9 22.2 120.0 98.4 80.2 127.0 56.2 598.5 217.5 45.0 298.8 131.4 42.1
500,000 to 999,999 (Group I subset) Number of offenses known 5,486 521 20,316 3,307 3,431 17,750 22,363 15,603 28,152 12,879 106,093 41,115 10,498 63,628 12,634 5,299 22 15,144,879
Rate 36.2 3.4 134.1 21.8 22.7 117.2 147.7 103.0 185.9 85.0 700.5 271.5 69.3 420.1 83.4 35.0
250,000 to 499,999 (Group I subset) Number of offenses known 5,428 484 18,457 2,425 2,752 17,454 19,123 10,488 17,848 10,745 90,009 40,604 8,645 58,520 9,193 4,410 39 13,657,744
Rate 39.7 3.5 135.1 17.8 20.1 127.8 140.0 76.8 130.7 78.7 659.0 297.3 63.3 428.5 67.3 32.3
GROUP II (100,000 to 249,999) Number of offenses known 8,742 589 19,683 3,877 4,522 20,599 21,111 19,046 30,383 19,414 150,867 88,076 19,329 78,879 14,585 10,258 205 30,568,914
Rate 28.6 1.9 64.4 12.7 14.8 67.4 69.1 62.3 99.4 63.5 493.5 288.1 63.2 258.0 47.7 33.6
GROUP III (50,000 to 99,999) Number of offenses known 7,685 410 11,041 3,025 3,427 15,514 12,605 13,973 22,572 19,742 115,483 73,641 14,817 56,562 8,495 7,614 434 30,093,472
Rate 25.5 1.4 36.7 10.1 11.4 51.6 41.9 46.4 75.0 65.6 383.7 244.7 49.2 188.0 28.2 25.3
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) Number of offenses known 6,813 424 7,827 1,860 2,270 10,402 9,126 10,455 16,709 17,031 94,379 62,890 11,243 35,918 4,679 6,019 788 27,297,902
Rate 25.0 1.6 28.7 6.8 8.3 38.1 33.4 38.3 61.2 62.4 345.7 230.4 41.2 131.6 17.1 22.0
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) Number of offenses known 6,237 377 5,910 1,244 1,686 7,057 8,000 9,121 15,290 17,761 85,685 61,938 10,292 28,331 4,110 4,335 1,659 26,351,834
Rate 23.7 1.4 22.4 4.7 6.4 26.8 30.4 34.6 58.0 67.4 325.2 235.0 39.1 107.5 15.6 16.5
GROUP VI (under 10,000) Number of offenses known 6,030 561 3,543 892 910 4,919 5,732 7,838 12,283 21,579 69,744 54,331 9,378 21,260 2,900 4,001 6,933 21,412,526
Rate 28.2 2.6 16.5 4.2 4.2 23.0 26.8 36.6 57.4 100.8 325.7 253.7 43.8 99.3 13.5 18.7
METROPOLITAN COUNTIES Number of offenses known 12,865 703 17,065 2,761 3,658 14,380 24,535 20,815 43,021 35,979 234,481 132,837 22,385 77,931 19,139 17,901 1,696 68,285,432
Rate 18.8 1.0 25.0 4.0 5.4 21.1 35.9 30.5 63.0 52.7 343.4 194.5 32.8 114.1 28.0 26.2
NONMETROPOLITAN COUNTIES Number of offenses known 4,989 281 1,260 305 389 1,127 6,259 4,738 9,821 12,961 78,344 44,827 4,936 14,742 3,675 4,763 2,201 23,761,504
Rate 21.0 1.2 5.3 1.3 1.6 4.7 26.3 19.9 41.3 54.5 329.7 188.7 20.8 62.0 15.5 20.0
SUBURBAN AREAS1 Number of offenses known 23,453 1,470 28,944 5,485 6,897 30,107 37,517 36,374 69,777 68,824 389,601 243,195 43,510 139,284 27,675 27,352 7,615 122,643,637
Rate 19.1 1.2 23.6 4.5 5.6 24.5 30.6 29.7 56.9 56.1 317.7 198.3 35.5 113.6 22.6 22.3
  • 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.

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