Number and Percent Change, 2010–2011
[14,183 agencies; 2011 estimated population 274,791,753]
|Robbery by location:||Street/highway||127,403||-3.3||43.8||785|
|Gas or service station||7,009||+0.1||2.4||890|
|Burglary by location:||Residence (dwelling):||1,430,740||+1.9||74.5||2,188|
|Nonresidence (store, office, etc.):||488,860||-1.8||25.5||2,179|
|Larceny-theft (except motor vehicle theft):||Total||5,369,855||-0.5||100.0||987|
|Larceny-theft by type:||Pocket-picking||23,150||+3.5||0.4||539|
|From motor vehicles (except accessories)||1,330,396||-6.7||24.8||818|
|Motor vehicle accessories||434,732||-8.0||8.1||540|
|From coin-operated machines||17,055||-3.0||0.3||368|
|Larceny-theft by value:||Over $200||2,488,290||+2.2||46.3||2,067|
|$50 to $200||1,221,738||-0.6||22.8||109|
|Motor vehicle theft||623,033||-2.9||-||6,089|
- 1 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.
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Offense Analysis, Number and Percent Change, 2010–2011
- In 2011, the average dollar value per motor vehicle stolen in the U.S. was $6,089. The average dollar value of property taken during burglaries was $2,185; during robberies, $1,153; and during larceny-thefts, $987.
- By location, 74.5 percent of burglaries occurred at residences. Among robbery offenses, 43.8 percent occurred on streets or highways.
- The number of offenses in all of the specific robbery locations decreased in 2011 when compared with the 2010 totals except for a slight increase (0.1 percent) of robberies at gas or service stations. Among robbery locations, the number of robberies at banks declined the most, 12.6 percent, in 2011 when compared with 2010 data.
- Most larceny-thefts (46.3 percent) involved property valued at more than $200.