Number and Percent Change, 2011–2012
[14,232 agencies; 2012 estimated population 276,061,506]
|Robbery by location:||Street/highway||126,922||-0.5||43.5||798|
|Gas or service station||7,124||+1.4||2.4||943|
|Burglary by location:||Residence (dwelling):||1,381,122||-3.5||74.5||2,188|
|Nonresidence (store, office, etc.):||473,045||-3.2||25.5||2,179|
|Larceny-theft (except motor vehicle theft):||Total||5,362,935||-0.4||100.0||987|
|Larceny-theft by type:||Pocket-picking||25,689||+10.2||0.5||627|
|From motor vehicles (except accessories)||1,287,331||-3.6||24.0||751|
|Motor vehicle accessories||406,309||-7.2||7.6||573|
|From coin-operated machines||14,988||-9.9||0.3||412|
|Larceny-theft by value:||Over $200||2,497,171||-0.1||46.6||1,955|
|$50 to $200||1,216,113||-1.0||22.7||106|
|Motor vehicle theft||638,964||+1.9||-||6,019|
- 1 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.
- * Less than one-tenth of 1 percent.
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Offense Analysis, Number and Percent Change, 2011–2012
- In 2012, the average dollar value per motor vehicle stolen in the U.S. was $6,019. The average dollar value of property taken during burglaries was $2,230; during robberies, $1,167; and during larceny-thefts, $987.
- By location, 74.5 percent of burglaries occurred at residences. Among robbery offenses, 43.5 percent occurred on streets or highways.
- In 2012, the number of offenses in specific robbery locations decreased in all categories except commercial houses (up 1.9 percent) and gas stations (an increase of 1.4 percent) when compared with the 2011 totals. Among robbery locations, the number of robberies at banks declined the most, 5.5 percent, in 2012 when compared with 2011 data.
- Most larceny-thefts (46.6 percent) involved property valued at more than $200.