Table 3

Crime in the United States
Offense and Population Percent Distribution by Region, 2006

Region Population Violent crime Murder and
nonnegligent manslaughter
Forcible rape Robbery Aggravated assault Property crime Burglary Larceny-theft Motor vehicle theft
United States Total1 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Northeast 18.3 15.1 14.4 12.2 18.5 13.7 12.4 10.8 13.4 10.2
Midwest 22.1 19.6 19.4 25.3 19.5 19.0 21.7 21.0 22.5 18.5
South 36.4 42.1 43.2 38.6 38.3 44.5 41.3 45.1 41.3 34.6
West 23.2 23.2 22.9 23.9 23.6 22.8 24.6 23.1 22.8 36.8

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