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Table 4

Crime in the United States

by Region, Geographic Division, and State, 2011–2012

Area Year Population1 Violent crime Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Forcible rape Robbery Aggravated assault Property crime Burglary Larceny-theft Motor vehicle theft
Number Rate per
100,000
Number Rate per
100,000
Number Rate per
100,000
Number Rate per
100,000
Number Rate per
100,000
Number Rate per
100,000
Number Rate per
100,000
Number Rate per
100,000
Number Rate per
100,000
United States Total2, 3, 4, 5 2011 311,587,816 1,206,031 387.1 14,661 4.7 84,175 27.0 354,772 113.9 752,423 241.5 9,052,743 2,905.4 2,185,140 701.3 6,151,095 1,974.1 716,508 230.0
2012 313,914,040 1,214,464 386.9 14,827 4.7 84,376 26.9 354,522 112.9 760,739 242.3 8,975,438 2,859.2 2,103,787 670.2 6,150,598 1,959.3 721,053 229.7
Percent change +0.7 * +1.1 +0.4 +0.2 -0.5 -0.1 -0.8 +1.1 +0.4 -0.9 -1.6 -3.7 -4.4 * -0.7 +0.6 -0.1
Northeast3 2011 55,597,646 196,989 354.3 2,174 3.9 10,879 19.6 68,958 124.0 114,978 206.8 1,180,679 2,123.6 243,085 437.2 861,511 1,549.5 76,083 136.8
2012 55,761,091 194,609 349.0 2,106 3.8 11,001 19.7 67,672 121.4 113,830 204.1 1,160,127 2,080.5 235,820 422.9 854,688 1,532.8 69,619 124.9
Percent change -1.2 -1.5 -3.1 -3.4 +1.1 +0.8 -1.9 -2.2 -1.0 -1.3 -1.7 -2.0 -3.0 -3.3 -0.8 -1.1 -8.5 -8.8
New England 2011 14,517,309 46,134 317.8 386 2.7 3,783 26.1 12,179 83.9 29,786 205.2 335,681 2,312.3 76,654 528.0 236,480 1,629.0 22,547 155.3
2012 14,562,704 44,769 307.4 349 2.4 3,791 26.0 11,959 82.1 28,670 196.9 326,010 2,238.7 72,070 494.9 233,178 1,601.2 20,762 142.6
Percent change -3.0 -3.3 -9.6 -9.9 +0.2 -0.1 -1.8 -2.1 -3.7 -4.0 -2.9 -3.2 -6.0 -6.3 -1.4 -1.7 -7.9 -8.2
Connecticut 2011 3,586,717 9,889 275.7 129 3.6 689 19.2 3,689 102.9 5,382 150.1 77,205 2,152.5 15,468 431.3 55,067 1,535.3 6,670 186.0
2012 3,590,347 10,160 283.0 146 4.1 919 25.6 3,687 102.7 5,408 150.6 76,834 2,140.0 14,711 409.7 55,674 1,550.7 6,449 179.6
Percent change +2.7 +2.6 +13.2 +13.1 +33.4 +33.2 -0.1 -0.2 +0.5 +0.4 -0.5 -0.6 -4.9 -5.0 +1.1 +1.0 -3.3 -3.4
Maine 2011 1,328,544 1,638 123.3 26 2.0 394 29.7 370 27.9 848 63.8 33,829 2,546.3 7,865 592.0 24,886 1,873.2 1,078 81.1
2012 1,329,192 1,631 122.7 25 1.9 372 28.0 423 31.8 811 61.0 33,361 2,509.9 7,461 561.3 24,905 1,873.7 995 74.9
Percent change -0.4 -0.5 -3.8 -3.9 -5.6 -5.6 +14.3 +14.3 -4.4 -4.4 -1.4 -1.4 -5.1 -5.2 +0.1 * -7.7 -7.7
Massachusetts 2011 6,607,003 28,232 427.3 184 2.8 1,654 25.0 6,768 102.4 19,626 297.0 148,829 2,252.6 36,403 551.0 101,644 1,538.4 10,782 163.2
2012 6,646,144 26,953 405.5 121 1.8 1,642 24.7 6,552 98.6 18,638 280.4 143,089 2,153.0 34,540 519.7 99,317 1,494.4 9,232 138.9
Percent change -4.5 -5.1 -34.2 -34.6 -0.7 -1.3 -3.2 -3.8 -5.0 -5.6 -3.9 -4.4 -5.1 -5.7 -2.3 -2.9 -14.4 -14.9
New Hampshire 2011 1,317,807 2,864 217.3 16 1.2 581 44.1 509 38.6 1,758 133.4 32,756 2,485.6 6,244 473.8 25,398 1,927.3 1,114 84.5
2012 1,320,718 2,481 187.9 15 1.1 449 34.0 472 35.7 1,545 117.0 30,693 2,324.0 5,444 412.2 24,226 1,834.3 1,023 77.5
Percent change -13.4 -13.6 -6.3 -6.5 -22.7 -22.9 -7.3 -7.5 -12.1 -12.3 -6.3 -6.5 -12.8 -13.0 -4.6 -4.8 -8.2 -8.4
Rhode Island 2011 1,050,646 2,586 246.1 20 1.9 319 30.4 744 70.8 1,503 143.1 27,976 2,662.7 6,836 650.6 18,765 1,786.0 2,375 226.1
2012 1,050,292 2,651 252.4 34 3.2 288 27.4 713 67.9 1,616 153.9 27,017 2,572.3 5,949 566.4 18,440 1,755.7 2,628 250.2
Percent change +2.5 +2.5 +70.0 +70.1 -9.7 -9.7 -4.2 -4.1 +7.5 +7.6 -3.4 -3.4 -13.0 -12.9 -1.7 -1.7 +10.7 +10.7
Vermont 2011 626,592 925 147.6 11 1.8 146 23.3 99 15.8 669 106.8 15,086 2,407.6 3,838 612.5 10,720 1,710.8 528 84.3
2012 626,011 893 142.6 8 1.3 121 19.3 112 17.9 652 104.2 15,016 2,398.7 3,965 633.4 10,616 1,695.8 435 69.5
Percent change -3.5 -3.4 -27.3 -27.2 -17.1 -17.0 +13.1 +13.2 -2.5 -2.5 -0.5 -0.4 +3.3 +3.4 -1.0 -0.9 -17.6 -17.5
Middle Atlantic3 2011 41,080,337 150,855 367.2 1,788 4.4 7,096 17.3 56,779 138.2 85,192 207.4 844,998 2,056.9 166,431 405.1 625,031 1,521.5 53,536 130.3
2012 41,198,387 149,840 363.7 1,757 4.3 7,210 17.5 55,713 135.2 85,160 206.7 834,117 2,024.6 163,750 397.5 621,510 1,508.6 48,857 118.6
Percent change -0.7 -1.0 -1.7 -2.0 +1.6 +1.3 -1.9 -2.2 * -0.3 -1.3 -1.6 -1.6 -1.9 -0.6 -0.8 -8.7 -9.0
New Jersey 2011 8,834,773 27,203 307.9 380 4.3 1,006 11.4 12,209 138.2 13,608 154.0 189,719 2,147.4 43,238 489.4 129,066 1,460.9 17,415 197.1
2012 8,864,590 25,727 290.2 388 4.4 1,035 11.7 11,385 128.4 12,919 145.7 181,481 2,047.3 42,338 477.6 122,662 1,383.7 16,481 185.9
Percent change -5.4 -5.7 +2.1 +1.8 +2.9 +2.5 -6.7 -7.1 -5.1 -5.4 -4.3 -4.7 -2.1 -2.4 -5.0 -5.3 -5.4 -5.7
New York3 2011 19,501,616 77,463 397.2 769 3.9 2,751 14.1 28,405 145.7 45,538 233.5 371,837 1,906.7 65,227 334.5 287,361 1,473.5 19,249 98.7
2012 19,570,261 79,610 406.8 684 3.5 2,848 14.6 28,655 146.4 47,423 242.3 376,140 1,922.0 64,553 329.9 294,239 1,503.5 17,348 88.6
Percent change +2.8 +2.4 -11.1 -11.4 +3.5 +3.2 +0.9 +0.5 +4.1 +3.8 +1.2 +0.8 -1.0 -1.4 +2.4 +2.0 -9.9 -10.2
Pennsylvania 2011 12,743,948 46,189 362.4 639 5.0 3,339 26.2 16,165 126.8 26,046 204.4 283,442 2,224.1 57,966 454.9 208,604 1,636.9 16,872 132.4
2012 12,763,536 44,503 348.7 685 5.4 3,327 26.1 15,673 122.8 24,818 194.4 276,496 2,166.3 56,859 445.5 204,609 1,603.1 15,028 117.7
Percent change -3.7 -3.8 +7.2 +7.0 -0.4 -0.5 -3.0 -3.2 -4.7 -4.9 -2.5 -2.6 -1.9 -2.1 -1.9 -2.1 -10.9 -11.1
Midwest4 2011 67,145,089 235,138 350.2 3,050 4.5 21,039 31.3 71,231 106.1 139,818 208.2 1,897,790 2,826.4 459,064 683.7 1,300,212 1,936.4 138,514 206.3
2012 67,316,297 238,712 354.6 3,134 4.7 21,344 31.7 69,498 103.2 144,736 215.0 1,861,182 2,764.8 433,821 644.5 1,293,237 1,921.1 134,124 199.2
Percent change +1.5 +1.3 +2.8 +2.5 +1.4 +1.2 -2.4 -2.7 +3.5 +3.3 -1.9 -2.2 -5.5 -5.7 -0.5 -0.8 -3.2 -3.4
East North Central 2011 46,503,756 169,359 364.2 2,342 5.0 14,001 30.1 58,048 124.8 94,968 204.2 1,322,297 2,843.4 338,113 727.1 885,874 1,905.0 98,310 211.4
2012 46,566,572 171,586 368.5 2,411 5.2 14,703 31.6 56,360 121.0 98,112 210.7 1,280,542 2,749.9 315,744 678.0 872,604 1,873.9 92,194 198.0
Percent change +1.3 +1.2 +2.9 +2.8 +5.0 +4.9 -2.9 -3.0 +3.3 +3.2 -3.2 -3.3 -6.6 -6.7 -1.5 -1.6 -6.2 -6.3
Illinois 2011 12,859,752 54,523 424.0 781 6.1 3,030 23.6 20,217 157.2 30,495 237.1 344,468 2,678.7 77,719 604.4 237,362 1,845.8 29,387 228.5
2012 12,875,255 53,403 414.8 744 5.8 3,570 27.7 19,471 151.2 29,618 230.0 332,013 2,578.7 71,101 552.2 235,222 1,826.9 25,690 199.5
Percent change -2.1 -2.2 -4.7 -4.9 +17.8 +17.7 -3.7 -3.8 -2.9 -3.0 -3.6 -3.7 -8.5 -8.6 -0.9 -1.0 -12.6 -12.7
Indiana 2011 6,516,353 21,619 331.8 306 4.7 1,758 27.0 6,977 107.1 12,578 193.0 206,016 3,161.5 50,571 776.1 140,630 2,158.1 14,815 227.4
2012 6,537,334 22,602 345.7 310 4.7 1,667 25.5 6,598 100.9 14,027 214.6 198,032 3,029.2 47,612 728.3 136,759 2,092.0 13,661 209.0
Percent change +4.5 +4.2 +1.3 +1.0 -5.2 -5.5 -5.4 -5.7 +11.5 +11.2 -3.9 -4.2 -5.9 -6.2 -2.8 -3.1 -7.8 -8.1
Michigan 2011 9,876,801 43,731 442.8 617 6.2 4,344 44.0 10,263 103.9 28,507 288.6 251,329 2,544.6 69,755 706.3 156,666 1,586.2 24,908 252.2
2012 9,883,360 44,922 454.5 689 7.0 4,589 46.4 10,434 105.6 29,210 295.5 250,101 2,530.5 65,665 664.4 159,321 1,612.0 25,115 254.1
Percent change +2.7 +2.7 +11.7 +11.6 +5.6 +5.6 +1.7 +1.6 +2.5 +2.4 -0.5 -0.6 -5.9 -5.9 +1.7 +1.6 +0.8 +0.8
Ohio 2011 11,541,007 35,218 305.2 500 4.3 3,679 31.9 15,991 138.6 15,048 130.4 380,572 3,297.6 112,901 978.3 246,744 2,138.0 20,927 181.3
2012 11,544,225 34,595 299.7 495 4.3 3,658 31.7 15,235 132.0 15,207 131.7 359,883 3,117.4 103,421 895.9 236,950 2,052.5 19,512 169.0
Percent change -1.8 -1.8 -1.0 -1.0 -0.6 -0.6 -4.7 -4.8 +1.1 +1.0 -5.4 -5.5 -8.4 -8.4 -4.0 -4.0 -6.8 -6.8
Wisconsin 2011 5,709,843 14,268 249.9 138 2.4 1,190 20.8 4,600 80.6 8,340 146.1 139,912 2,450.4 27,167 475.8 104,472 1,829.7 8,273 144.9
2012 5,726,398 16,064 280.5 173 3.0 1,219 21.3 4,622 80.7 10,050 175.5 140,513 2,453.8 27,945 488.0 104,352 1,822.3 8,216 143.5
Percent change +12.6 +12.3 +25.4 +25.0 +2.4 +2.1 +0.5 +0.2 +20.5 +20.2 +0.4 +0.1 +2.9 +2.6 -0.1 -0.4 -0.7 -1.0
West North Central4 2011 20,641,333 65,779 318.7 708 3.4 7,038 34.1 13,183 63.9 44,850 217.3 575,493 2,788.1 120,951 586.0 414,338 2,007.3 40,204 194.8
2012 20,749,725 67,126 323.5 723 3.5 6,641 32.0 13,138 63.3 46,624 224.7 580,640 2,798.3 118,077 569.1 420,633 2,027.2 41,930 202.1
Percent change +2.0 +1.5 +2.1 +1.6 -5.6 -6.1 -0.3 -0.9 +4.0 +3.4 +0.9 +0.4 -2.4 -2.9 +1.5 +1.0 +4.3 +3.7
Iowa 2011 3,064,097 7,883 257.3 44 1.4 866 28.3 824 26.9 6,149 200.7 72,043 2,351.2 17,573 573.5 50,472 1,647.2 3,998 130.5
2012 3,074,186 8,112 263.9 45 1.5 871 28.3 962 31.3 6,234 202.8 69,839 2,271.8 17,096 556.1 48,720 1,584.8 4,023 130.9
Percent change +2.9 +2.6 +2.3 +1.9 +0.6 +0.2 +16.7 +16.4 +1.4 +1.0 -3.1 -3.4 -2.7 -3.0 -3.5 -3.8 +0.6 +0.3
Kansas 2011 2,870,386 10,209 355.7 111 3.9 1,122 39.1 1,448 50.4 7,528 262.3 88,655 3,088.6 18,712 651.9 63,259 2,203.8 6,684 232.9
2012 2,885,905 10,232 354.6 84 2.9 1,053 36.5 1,500 52.0 7,595 263.2 90,710 3,143.2 18,767 650.3 65,165 2,258.0 6,778 234.9
Percent change +0.2 -0.3 -24.3 -24.7 -6.1 -6.7 +3.6 +3.0 +0.9 +0.3 +2.3 +1.8 +0.3 -0.2 +3.0 +2.5 +1.4 +0.9
Minnesota4 2011 5,347,299 12,323 230.5 75 1.4 2,113 39.5 3,385 63.3 6,750 126.2 136,183 2,546.8 25,681 480.3 102,354 1,914.1 8,148 152.4
2012 5,379,139 12,419 230.9 99 1.8 1,638 30.5 3,475 64.6 7,207 134.0 138,152 2,568.3 25,378 471.8 104,316 1,939.3 8,458 157.2
Percent change +0.8 +0.2 +32.0 +31.2 -22.5 -22.9 +2.7 +2.1 +6.8 +6.1 +1.4 +0.8 -1.2 -1.8 +1.9 +1.3 +3.8 +3.2
Missouri 2011 6,008,984 26,888 447.5 366 6.1 1,469 24.4 6,275 104.4 18,778 312.5 199,085 3,313.1 44,875 746.8 138,879 2,311.2 15,331 255.1
2012 6,021,988 27,155 450.9 389 6.5 1,511 25.1 5,782 96.0 19,473 323.4 199,590 3,314.4 42,466 705.2 140,816 2,338.4 16,308 270.8
Percent change +1.0 +0.8 +6.3 +6.1 +2.9 +2.6 -7.9 -8.1 +3.7 +3.5 +0.3 * -5.4 -5.6 +1.4 +1.2 +6.4 +6.1
Nebraska 2011 1,842,234 4,672 253.6 68 3.7 699 37.9 993 53.9 2,912 158.1 50,894 2,762.6 8,725 473.6 38,060 2,066.0 4,109 223.0
2012 1,855,525 4,814 259.4 53 2.9 711 38.3 1,130 60.9 2,920 157.4 51,118 2,754.9 8,735 470.8 38,236 2,060.7 4,147 223.5
Percent change +3.0 +2.3 -22.1 -22.6 +1.7 +1.0 +13.8 +13.0 +0.3 -0.4 +0.4 -0.3 +0.1 -0.6 +0.5 -0.3 +0.9 +0.2
North Dakota 2011 684,740 1,699 248.1 24 3.5 266 38.8 91 13.3 1,318 192.5 13,334 1,947.3 2,458 359.0 9,891 1,444.5 985 143.9
2012 699,628 1,712 244.7 28 4.0 272 38.9 131 18.7 1,281 183.1 14,063 2,010.1 2,377 339.8 10,535 1,505.8 1,151 164.5
Percent change +0.8 -1.4 +16.7 +14.2 +2.3 +0.1 +44.0 +40.9 -2.8 -4.9 +5.5 +3.2 -3.3 -5.4 +6.5 +4.2 +16.9 +14.4
South Dakota 2011 823,593 2,105 255.6 20 2.4 503 61.1 167 20.3 1,415 171.8 15,299 1,857.6 2,927 355.4 11,423 1,387.0 949 115.2
2012 833,354 2,682 321.8 25 3.0 585 70.2 158 19.0 1,914 229.7 17,168 2,060.1 3,258 391.0 12,845 1,541.4 1,065 127.8
Percent change +27.4 +25.9 +25.0 +23.5 +16.3 +14.9 -5.4 -6.5 +35.3 +33.7 +12.2 +10.9 +11.3 +10.0 +12.4 +11.1 +12.2 +10.9
South3,5 2011 116,022,230 498,306 429.5 6,367 5.5 31,834 27.4 132,877 114.5 327,228 282.0 3,911,383 3,371.2 1,017,157 876.7 2,634,208 2,270.4 260,018 224.1
2012 117,257,221 496,773 423.7 6,466 5.5 31,760 27.1 131,862 112.5 326,685 278.6 3,783,683 3,226.8 946,081 806.8 2,586,999 2,206.3 250,603 213.7
Percent change -0.3 -1.4 +1.6 +0.5 -0.2 -1.3 -0.8 -1.8 -0.2 -1.2 -3.3 -4.3 -7.0 -8.0 -1.8 -2.8 -3.6 -4.6
South Atlantic5 2011 60,545,194 259,180 428.1 3,297 5.4 14,619 24.1 74,188 122.5 167,076 276.0 1,999,058 3,301.8 507,261 837.8 1,358,090 2,243.1 133,707 220.8
2012 61,188,567 254,911 416.6 3,293 5.4 14,634 23.9 71,446 116.8 165,538 270.5 1,924,730 3,145.6 470,185 768.4 1,327,951 2,170.3 126,594 206.9
Percent change -1.6 -2.7 -0.1 -1.2 +0.1 -0.9 -3.7 -4.7 -0.9 -2.0 -3.7 -4.7 -7.3 -8.3 -2.2 -3.2 -5.3 -6.3
Delaware 2011 908,137 5,144 566.4 48 5.3 307 33.8 1,558 171.6 3,231 355.8 31,163 3,431.5 7,617 838.8 22,001 2,422.7 1,545 170.1
2012 917,092 5,020 547.4 57 6.2 243 26.5 1,492 162.7 3,228 352.0 30,639 3,340.9 7,371 803.7 21,832 2,380.6 1,436 156.6
Percent change -2.4 -3.4 +18.8 +17.6 -20.8 -21.6 -4.2 -5.2 -0.1 -1.1 -1.7 -2.6 -3.2 -4.2 -0.8 -1.7 -7.1 -8.0
District of Columbia5 2011 619,020 7,433 1,200.8 108 17.4 173 27.9 4,094 661.4 3,058 494.0 29,654 4,790.5 3,850 622.0 21,347 3,448.5 4,457 720.0
2012 632,323 7,864 1,243.7 88 13.9 236 37.3 4,036 638.3 3,504 554.1 30,736 4,860.8 3,519 556.5 23,556 3,725.3 3,661 579.0
Percent change +5.8 +3.6 -18.5 -20.2 +36.4 +33.5 -1.4 -3.5 +14.6 +12.2 +3.6 +1.5 -8.6 -10.5 +10.3 +8.0 -17.9 -19.6
Florida 2011 19,082,262 98,198 514.6 984 5.2 5,273 27.6 25,622 134.3 66,319 347.5 671,200 3,517.4 170,171 891.8 461,408 2,418.0 39,621 207.6
2012 19,317,568 94,087 487.1 1,009 5.2 5,260 27.2 23,889 123.7 63,929 330.9 632,988 3,276.7 153,563 794.9 442,095 2,288.6 37,330 193.2
Percent change -4.2 -5.4 +2.5 +1.3 -0.2 -1.5 -6.8 -7.9 -3.6 -4.8 -5.7 -6.8 -9.8 -10.9 -4.2 -5.4 -5.8 -6.9
Georgia 2011 9,812,460 36,762 374.6 549 5.6 2,066 21.1 12,266 125.0 21,881 223.0 357,235 3,640.6 96,014 978.5 231,543 2,359.7 29,678 302.5
2012 9,919,945 37,591 378.9 581 5.9 2,124 21.4 12,463 125.6 22,423 226.0 338,329 3,410.6 86,789 874.9 223,004 2,248.0 28,536 287.7
Percent change +2.3 +1.1 +5.8 +4.7 +2.8 +1.7 +1.6 +0.5 +2.5 +1.4 -5.3 -6.3 -9.6 -10.6 -3.7 -4.7 -3.8 -4.9
Maryland 2011 5,839,572 28,817 493.5 399 6.8 1,200 20.5 10,342 177.1 16,876 289.0 166,846 2,857.2 35,823 613.5 114,951 1,968.5 16,072 275.2
2012 5,884,563 28,055 476.8 369 6.3 1,235 21.0 10,141 172.3 16,310 277.2 162,031 2,753.5 33,732 573.2 113,274 1,924.9 15,025 255.3
Percent change -2.6 -3.4 -7.5 -8.2 +2.9 +2.1 -1.9 -2.7 -3.4 -4.1 -2.9 -3.6 -5.8 -6.6 -1.5 -2.2 -6.5 -7.2
North Carolina 2011 9,651,103 33,421 346.3 498 5.2 1,959 20.3 9,448 97.9 21,516 222.9 337,806 3,500.2 105,534 1,093.5 215,453 2,232.4 16,819 174.3
2012 9,752,073 34,464 353.4 479 4.9 1,984 20.3 9,392 96.3 22,609 231.8 328,594 3,369.5 99,323 1,018.5 213,151 2,185.7 16,120 165.3
Percent change +3.1 +2.1 -3.8 -4.8 +1.3 +0.2 -0.6 -1.6 +5.1 +4.0 -2.7 -3.7 -5.9 -6.9 -1.1 -2.1 -4.2 -5.1
South Carolina 2011 4,673,348 27,894 596.9 320 6.8 1,678 35.9 4,631 99.1 21,265 455.0 183,243 3,921.0 47,351 1,013.2 122,255 2,616.0 13,637 291.8
2012 4,723,723 26,397 558.8 324 6.9 1,679 35.5 4,489 95.0 19,905 421.4 180,550 3,822.2 45,086 954.5 122,263 2,588.3 13,201 279.5
Percent change -5.4 -6.4 +1.3 +0.2 +0.1 -1.0 -3.1 -4.1 -6.4 -7.4 -1.5 -2.5 -4.8 -5.8 * -1.1 -3.2 -4.2
Virginia 2011 8,104,384 16,014 197.6 304 3.8 1,591 19.6 5,425 66.9 8,694 107.3 182,902 2,256.8 30,656 378.3 142,476 1,758.0 9,770 120.6
2012 8,185,867 15,564 190.1 314 3.8 1,452 17.7 4,706 57.5 9,092 111.1 176,985 2,162.1 29,511 360.5 138,398 1,690.7 9,076 110.9
Percent change -2.8 -3.8 +3.3 +2.3 -8.7 -9.6 -13.3 -14.1 +4.6 +3.5 -3.2 -4.2 -3.7 -4.7 -2.9 -3.8 -7.1 -8.0
West Virginia 2011 1,854,908 5,497 296.3 87 4.7 372 20.1 802 43.2 4,236 228.4 39,009 2,103.0 10,245 552.3 26,656 1,437.1 2,108 113.6
2012 1,855,413 5,869 316.3 72 3.9 421 22.7 838 45.2 4,538 244.6 43,878 2,364.9 11,291 608.5 30,378 1,637.3 2,209 119.1
Percent change +6.8 +6.7 -17.2 -17.3 +13.2 +13.1 +4.5 +4.5 +7.1 +7.1 +12.5 +12.5 +10.2 +10.2 +14.0 +13.9 +4.8 +4.8
East South Central3 2011 18,547,747 77,535 418.0 1,062 5.7 5,827 31.4 19,189 103.5 51,457 277.4 612,938 3,304.6 177,421 956.6 399,104 2,151.8 36,413 196.3
2012 18,643,607 80,781 433.3 1,145 6.1 5,422 29.1 19,008 102.0 55,206 296.1 582,274 3,123.2 161,325 865.3 387,105 2,076.3 33,844 181.5
Percent change +4.2 +3.7 +7.8 +7.3 -7.0 -7.4 -0.9 -1.5 +7.3 +6.7 -5.0 -5.5 -9.1 -9.5 -3.0 -3.5 -7.1 -7.5
Alabama3 2011 4,803,689 20,166 419.8 299 6.2 1,370 28.5 4,906 102.1 13,591 282.9 173,192 3,605.4 51,119 1,064.2 111,411 2,319.3 10,662 222.0
2012 4,822,023 21,693 449.9 342 7.1 1,296 26.9 5,020 104.1 15,035 311.8 168,878 3,502.2 47,481 984.7 111,523 2,312.8 9,874 204.8
Percent change +7.6 +7.2 +14.4 +13.9 -5.4 -5.8 +2.3 +1.9 +10.6 +10.2 -2.5 -2.9 -7.1 -7.5 +0.1 -0.3 -7.4 -7.7
Kentucky 2011 4,366,814 10,465 239.6 151 3.5 1,499 34.3 3,705 84.8 5,110 117.0 119,037 2,725.9 32,750 750.0 79,586 1,822.5 6,701 153.5
2012 4,380,415 9,752 222.6 195 4.5 1,272 29.0 3,535 80.7 4,750 108.4 111,826 2,552.9 29,587 675.4 75,571 1,725.2 6,668 152.2
Percent change -6.8 -7.1 +29.1 +28.7 -15.1 -15.4 -4.6 -4.9 -7.0 -7.3 -6.1 -6.3 -9.7 -9.9 -5.0 -5.3 -0.5 -0.8
Mississippi 2011 2,977,457 8,009 269.0 232 7.8 863 29.0 2,496 83.8 4,418 148.4 89,809 3,016.3 30,722 1,031.8 54,179 1,819.6 4,908 164.8
2012 2,984,926 7,786 260.8 220 7.4 822 27.5 2,284 76.5 4,460 149.4 83,906 2,811.0 28,076 940.6 51,508 1,725.6 4,322 144.8
Percent change -2.8 -3.0 -5.2 -5.4 -4.8 -5.0 -8.5 -8.7 +1.0 +0.7 -6.6 -6.8 -8.6 -8.8 -4.9 -5.2 -11.9 -12.2
Tennessee 2011 6,399,787 38,895 607.8 380 5.9 2,095 32.7 8,082 126.3 28,338 442.8 230,900 3,607.9 62,830 981.8 153,928 2,405.2 14,142 221.0
2012 6,456,243 41,550 643.6 388 6.0 2,032 31.5 8,169 126.5 30,961 479.6 217,664 3,371.4 56,181 870.2 148,503 2,300.1 12,980 201.0
Percent change +6.8 +5.9 +2.1 +1.2 -3.0 -3.9 +1.1 +0.2 +9.3 +8.3 -5.7 -6.6 -10.6 -11.4 -3.5 -4.4 -8.2 -9.0
West South Central 2011 36,929,289 161,591 437.6 2,008 5.4 11,388 30.8 39,500 107.0 108,695 294.3 1,299,387 3,518.6 332,475 900.3 877,014 2,374.8 89,898 243.4
2012 37,425,047 161,081 430.4 2,028 5.4 11,704 31.3 41,408 110.6 105,941 283.1 1,276,679 3,411.3 314,571 840.5 871,943 2,329.8 90,165 240.9
Percent change -0.3 -1.6 +1.0 -0.3 +2.8 +1.4 +4.8 +3.4 -2.5 -3.8 -1.7 -3.0 -5.4 -6.6 -0.6 -1.9 +0.3 -1.0
Arkansas 2011 2,938,582 14,173 482.3 160 5.4 1,230 41.9 2,357 80.2 10,426 354.8 110,430 3,757.9 34,016 1,157.6 70,645 2,404.1 5,769 196.3
2012 2,949,131 13,835 469.1 173 5.9 1,247 42.3 2,320 78.7 10,095 342.3 107,941 3,660.1 31,890 1,081.3 70,327 2,384.7 5,724 194.1
Percent change -2.4 -2.7 +8.1 +7.7 +1.4 +1.0 -1.6 -1.9 -3.2 -3.5 -2.3 -2.6 -6.3 -6.6 -0.5 -0.8 -0.8 -1.1
Louisiana 2011 4,574,766 25,373 554.6 506 11.1 1,262 27.6 5,235 114.4 18,370 401.6 168,529 3,683.9 46,242 1,010.8 113,174 2,473.9 9,113 199.2
2012 4,601,893 22,868 496.9 495 10.8 1,158 25.2 5,475 119.0 15,740 342.0 162,936 3,540.6 42,140 915.7 112,915 2,453.7 7,881 171.3
Percent change -9.9 -10.4 -2.2 -2.8 -8.2 -8.8 +4.6 +4.0 -14.3 -14.8 -3.3 -3.9 -8.9 -9.4 -0.2 -0.8 -13.5 -14.0
Oklahoma 2011 3,784,163 17,311 457.5 212 5.6 1,410 37.3 3,288 86.9 12,401 327.7 127,618 3,372.4 36,462 963.5 80,064 2,115.8 11,092 293.1
2012 3,814,820 17,902 469.3 216 5.7 1,588 41.6 3,231 84.7 12,867 337.3 129,743 3,401.0 35,731 936.6 82,448 2,161.3 11,564 303.1
Percent change +3.4 +2.6 +1.9 +1.1 +12.6 +11.7 -1.7 -2.5 +3.8 +2.9 +1.7 +0.8 -2.0 -2.8 +3.0 +2.2 +4.3 +3.4
Texas 2011 25,631,778 104,734 408.6 1,130 4.4 7,486 29.2 28,620 111.7 67,498 263.3 892,810 3,483.2 215,755 841.7 613,131 2,392.1 63,924 249.4
2012 26,059,203 106,476 408.6 1,144 4.4 7,711 29.6 30,382 116.6 67,239 258.0 876,059 3,361.8 204,810 785.9 606,253 2,326.4 64,996 249.4
Percent change +1.7 * +1.2 -0.4 +3.0 +1.3 +6.2 +4.4 -0.4 -2.0 -1.9 -3.5 -5.1 -6.6 -1.1 -2.7 +1.7 *
West3 2011 72,822,851 275,598 378.4 3,070 4.2 20,423 28.0 81,706 112.2 170,399 234.0 2,062,891 2,832.8 465,834 639.7 1,355,164 1,860.9 241,893 332.2
2012 73,579,431 284,370 386.5 3,121 4.2 20,271 27.5 85,490 116.2 175,488 238.5 2,170,446 2,949.8 488,065 663.3 1,415,674 1,924.0 266,707 362.5
Percent change +3.2 +2.1 +1.7 +0.6 -0.7 -1.8 +4.6 +3.6 +3.0 +1.9 +5.2 +4.1 +4.8 +3.7 +4.5 +3.4 +10.3 +9.1
Mountain3 2011 22,345,433 82,979 371.3 981 4.4 8,410 37.6 17,981 80.5 55,607 248.9 660,023 2,953.7 147,477 660.0 457,278 2,046.4 55,268 247.3
2012 22,617,874 85,645 378.7 880 3.9 8,233 36.4 19,141 84.6 57,391 253.7 680,071 3,006.8 148,743 657.6 474,961 2,099.9 56,367 249.2
Percent change +3.2 +2.0 -10.3 -11.4 -2.1 -3.3 +6.5 +5.2 +3.2 +2.0 +3.0 +1.8 +0.9 -0.4 +3.9 +2.6 +2.0 +0.8
Arizona 2011 6,467,315 26,789 414.2 397 6.1 2,499 38.6 7,145 110.5 16,748 259.0 229,896 3,554.7 54,695 845.7 155,400 2,402.9 19,801 306.2
2012 6,553,255 28,108 428.9 358 5.5 2,277 34.7 7,386 112.7 18,087 276.0 231,930 3,539.2 52,934 807.8 159,838 2,439.1 19,158 292.3
Percent change +4.9 +3.5 -9.8 -11.0 -8.9 -10.1 +3.4 +2.0 +8.0 +6.6 +0.9 -0.4 -3.2 -4.5 +2.9 +1.5 -3.2 -4.5
Colorado 2011 5,116,302 16,085 314.4 155 3.0 2,285 44.7 3,299 64.5 10,346 202.2 132,781 2,595.3 25,725 502.8 96,054 1,877.4 11,002 215.0
2012 5,187,582 16,023 308.9 162 3.1 2,113 40.7 3,395 65.4 10,353 199.6 139,270 2,684.7 26,157 504.2 101,021 1,947.4 12,092 233.1
Percent change -0.4 -1.8 +4.5 +3.1 -7.5 -8.8 +2.9 +1.5 +0.1 -1.3 +4.9 +3.4 +1.7 +0.3 +5.2 +3.7 +9.9 +8.4
Idaho 2011 1,583,744 3,202 202.2 35 2.2 444 28.0 188 11.9 2,535 160.1 32,875 2,075.8 6,915 436.6 24,629 1,555.1 1,331 84.0
2012 1,595,728 3,318 207.9 29 1.8 479 30.0 243 15.2 2,567 160.9 31,651 1,983.5 7,186 450.3 23,101 1,447.7 1,364 85.5
Percent change +3.6 +2.8 -17.1 -17.8 +7.9 +7.1 +29.3 +28.3 +1.3 +0.5 -3.7 -4.4 +3.9 +3.1 -6.2 -6.9 +2.5 +1.7
Montana3 2011 997,667 2,755 276.1 29 2.9 366 36.7 171 17.1 2,189 219.4 23,885 2,394.1 3,347 335.5 19,089 1,913.4 1,449 145.2
2012 1,005,141 2,736 272.2 27 2.7 379 37.7 191 19.0 2,139 212.8 25,970 2,583.7 3,894 387.4 20,387 2,028.3 1,689 168.0
Percent change -0.7 -1.4 -6.9 -7.6 +3.6 +2.8 +11.7 +10.9 -2.3 -3.0 +8.7 +7.9 +16.3 +15.5 +6.8 +6.0 +16.6 +15.7
Nevada 2011 2,720,028 15,452 568.1 139 5.1 913 33.6 4,308 158.4 10,092 371.0 70,075 2,576.3 20,342 747.9 40,156 1,476.3 9,577 352.1
2012 2,758,931 16,763 607.6 124 4.5 931 33.7 4,918 178.3 10,790 391.1 77,510 2,809.4 22,120 801.8 45,372 1,644.6 10,018 363.1
Percent change +8.5 +7.0 -10.8 -12.0 +2.0 +0.5 +14.2 +12.5 +6.9 +5.4 +10.6 +9.1 +8.7 +7.2 +13.0 +11.4 +4.6 +3.1
New Mexico 2011 2,078,674 11,904 572.7 158 7.6 856 41.2 1,720 82.7 9,170 441.1 73,549 3,538.3 21,419 1,030.4 46,730 2,248.1 5,400 259.8
2012 2,085,538 11,660 559.1 116 5.6 957 45.9 1,847 88.6 8,740 419.1 75,094 3,600.7 21,384 1,025.3 48,247 2,313.4 5,463 261.9
Percent change -2.0 -2.4 -26.6 -26.8 +11.8 +11.4 +7.4 +7.0 -4.7 -5.0 +2.1 +1.8 -0.2 -0.5 +3.2 +2.9 +1.2 +0.8
Utah 2011 2,814,347 5,547 197.1 50 1.8 901 32.0 1,079 38.3 3,517 125.0 84,084 2,987.7 13,170 468.0 64,727 2,299.9 6,187 219.8
2012 2,855,287 5,876 205.8 50 1.8 943 33.0 1,100 38.5 3,783 132.5 85,424 2,991.8 12,943 453.3 66,482 2,328.4 5,999 210.1
Percent change +5.9 +4.4 0.0 -1.4 +4.7 +3.2 +1.9 +0.5 +7.6 +6.0 +1.6 +0.1 -1.7 -3.1 +2.7 +1.2 -3.0 -4.4
Wyoming 2011 567,356 1,245 219.4 18 3.2 146 25.7 71 12.5 1,010 178.0 12,878 2,269.8 1,864 328.5 10,493 1,849.5 521 91.8
2012 576,412 1,161 201.4 14 2.4 154 26.7 61 10.6 932 161.7 13,222 2,293.8 2,125 368.7 10,513 1,823.9 584 101.3
Percent change -6.7 -8.2 -22.2 -23.4 +5.5 +3.8 -14.1 -15.4 -7.7 -9.2 +2.7 +1.1 +14.0 +12.2 +0.2 -1.4 +12.1 +10.3
Pacific 2011 50,477,418 192,619 381.6 2,089 4.1 12,013 23.8 63,725 126.2 114,792 227.4 1,402,868 2,779.2 318,357 630.7 897,886 1,778.8 186,625 369.7
2012 50,961,557 198,725 390.0 2,241 4.4 12,038 23.6 66,349 130.2 118,097 231.7 1,490,375 2,924.5 339,322 665.8 940,713 1,845.9 210,340 412.7
Percent change +3.2 +2.2 +7.3 +6.3 +0.2 -0.7 +4.1 +3.1 +2.9 +1.9 +6.2 +5.2 +6.6 +5.6 +4.8 +3.8 +12.7 +11.6
Alaska 2011 723,860 4,416 610.1 30 4.1 436 60.2 576 79.6 3,374 466.1 19,094 2,637.8 2,852 394.0 14,854 2,052.1 1,388 191.7
2012 731,449 4,412 603.2 30 4.1 583 79.7 630 86.1 3,169 433.2 20,037 2,739.4 2,950 403.3 15,565 2,128.0 1,522 208.1
Percent change -0.1 -1.1 0.0 -1.0 +33.7 +32.3 +9.4 +8.2 -6.1 -7.1 +4.9 +3.8 +3.4 +2.4 +4.8 +3.7 +9.7 +8.5
California 2011 37,683,933 154,943 411.2 1,792 4.8 7,665 20.3 54,291 144.1 91,195 242.0 973,822 2,584.2 230,075 610.5 596,905 1,584.0 146,842 389.7
2012 38,041,430 160,944 423.1 1,884 5.0 7,837 20.6 56,521 148.6 94,702 248.9 1,049,465 2,758.7 245,767 646.1 635,090 1,669.5 168,608 443.2
Percent change +3.9 +2.9 +5.1 +4.1 +2.2 +1.3 +4.1 +3.1 +3.8 +2.9 +7.8 +6.8 +6.8 +5.8 +6.4 +5.4 +14.8 +13.7
Hawaii 2011 1,378,129 3,465 251.4 20 1.5 353 25.6 994 72.1 2,098 152.2 43,874 3,183.6 8,165 592.5 31,240 2,266.8 4,469 324.3
2012 1,392,313 3,330 239.2 29 2.1 285 20.5 1,040 74.7 1,976 141.9 42,817 3,075.2 7,979 573.1 31,233 2,243.2 3,605 258.9
Percent change -3.9 -4.9 +45.0 +43.5 -19.3 -20.1 +4.6 +3.6 -5.8 -6.8 -2.4 -3.4 -2.3 -3.3 * -1.0 -19.3 -20.2
Oregon 2011 3,868,229 9,643 249.3 84 2.2 1,239 32.0 2,237 57.8 6,083 157.3 121,869 3,150.5 20,704 535.2 92,059 2,379.9 9,106 235.4
2012 3,899,353 9,653 247.6 92 2.4 1,140 29.2 2,413 61.9 6,008 154.1 125,723 3,224.2 21,901 561.7 93,619 2,400.9 10,203 261.7
Percent change +0.1 -0.7 +9.5 +8.6 -8.0 -8.7 +7.9 +7.0 -1.2 -2.0 +3.2 +2.3 +5.8 +4.9 +1.7 +0.9 +12.0 +11.2
Washington 2011 6,823,267 20,152 295.3 163 2.4 2,320 34.0 5,627 82.5 12,042 176.5 244,209 3,579.1 56,561 828.9 162,828 2,386.4 24,820 363.8
2012 6,897,012 20,386 295.6 206 3.0 2,193 31.8 5,745 83.3 12,242 177.5 252,333 3,658.6 60,725 880.5 165,206 2,395.3 26,402 382.8
Percent change +1.2 +0.1 +26.4 +25.0 -5.5 -6.5 +2.1 +1.0 +1.7 +0.6 +3.3 +2.2 +7.4 +6.2 +1.5 +0.4 +6.4 +5.2
Puerto Rico 2011 3,706,690 10,540 284.4 1,136 30.6 45 1.2 6,465 174.4 2,894 78.1 51,717 1,395.2 16,591 447.6 29,273 789.7 5,853 157.9
2012 3,667,084 10,041 273.8 978 26.7 32 0.9 6,298 171.7 2,733 74.5 51,679 1,409.3 15,287 416.9 30,545 833.0 5,847 159.4
Percent change -4.7 -3.7 -13.9 -13.0 -28.9 -28.1 -2.6 -1.5 -5.6 -4.5 -0.1 +1.0 -7.9 -6.9 +4.3 +5.5 -0.1 +1.0
  • 1 Population figures are U.S. Census Bureau provisional estimates as of July 1, 2012.
  • 2 The crime figures have been adjusted.
  • 3 Because of changes in the state's reporting practices, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.
  • 4 The data collection methodology for the offense of forcible rape used by the Minnesota state Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program (with the exception of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota) does not comply with national UCR Program guidelines. Consequently, its figures for forcible rape and violent crime (of which forcible rape is a part) are not published in this table.
  • 5 Includes offenses reported by the Zoological Police and the Metro Transit Police.
  • * Less than one-tenth of 1 percent.
  • NOTE: Although arson data are included in the trend and clearance tables, sufficient data are not available to estimate totals for this offense. Therefore, no arson data are published in this table.

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Crime in the United States, by Region, Geographic Division, and State, 2011–2012

  • In 2012, the estimated number of violent crimes in the United States increased 0.7 percent when compared with 2011 data.
  • In comparing the 2-year estimates, violent crimes decreased in two regions, with the largest decrease (1.2 percent) occurring in the Northeast, followed by a decline of 0.3 percent in the South. Violent crimes increased by 3.2 percent in the West and 1.5 percent in the Midwest.
  • The estimated number of murders decreased 3.1 percent in the Northeast, the only region to experience a decrease. The estimated number of murders increased 2.8 percent in the Midwest, 1.7 percent in the West, and 1.6 percent in the South.
  • The Midwest experienced a 1.4 percent increase in rape and the Northeast saw a 1.1 percent increase. The estimated number of rapes declined 0.7 percent in the West and 0.2 percent in the South.
  • The estimated number of robbery offenses increased by 4.6 percent in the West in 2012 when compared to the 2011 estimate. Robbery offenses declined 2.4 percent in the Midwest, 1.9 percent in the Northeast, and 0.8 percent in the South.
  • Estimated aggravated assault offenses increased 3.5 percent in the Midwest and 3.0 percent in the West. Aggravated assault offenses decreased 1.0 percent in the Northeast and 0.2 percent in the South.
  • For 2012, the estimated number of property crimes nationwide decreased 0.9 percent when compared with the 2011 estimate. 
  • The estimated number of property crimes declined 3.3 percent in the South, 1.9 percent in the Midwest, and 1.7 percent in the Northeast. The estimated number of property crimes increased by 5.2 percent in the West.
  • The estimated number of burglaries decreased in the Northeast, the Midwest, and in the South. However, in the West, the number of estimated burglaries increased 4.8 percent.
  • Larceny-thefts declined in three regions, with a 1.8 percent decrease in the South, 0.8 percent in the Northeast, and 0.5 percent in the Midwest. The number of estimated larceny-theft offenses increased 4.5 percent in the West. 
  • When compared with the 2011 estimates, the estimated number of motor vehicle thefts in 2012 increased 10.3 percent in the West. Motor vehicle thefts declined 8.5 percent in the Northeast, 3.6 percent in the South, and 3.2 percent in the Midwest.