Table 21

Robbery
by State, Type of Weapon, 2006

State Total robberies1 Firearms Knives or cutting instruments Other weapons Strong-arm Agency count Population
Alabama 2,562 1,519 164 180 699 220 2,453,070
Alaska 589 181 66 66 276 32 648,530
Arizona 9,002 4,437 1,113 770 2,682 78 5,763,933
Arkansas 2,599 1,247 168 291 893 218 2,440,466
California 70,890 24,384 6,828 6,679 32,999 723 36,332,437
Colorado 3,774 1,508 401 394 1,471 195 4,562,929
Connecticut 2,930 975 335 295 1,325 78 2,754,178
Delaware 1,735 729 154 149 703 53 853,476
District of Columbia 3,829 1,546 171 201 1,911 3 581,530
Florida 34,093 14,352 2,353 3,267 14,121 591 18,015,015
Georgia 12,490 7,540 605 1,066 3,279 211 5,788,935
Hawaii 1,044 149 80 78 737 2 1,081,338
Idaho 294 104 38 35 117 104 1,458,022
Illinois2 555 208 40 54 253 1 153,738
Indiana 3,485 1,598 285 281 1,321 164 3,900,622
Iowa 1,013 248 91 113 561 178 2,501,202
Kansas 1,781 758 195 222 606 238 2,305,606
Kentucky 3,260 1,281 253 566 1,160 263 3,274,856
Louisiana 5,103 2,642 328 400 1,733 116 3,296,886
Maine 384 78 80 36 190 163 1,319,259
Maryland 10,142 4,913 962 529 3,738 150 4,977,683
Massachusetts 6,748 1,765 1,267 764 2,952 284 5,170,140
Michigan 14,136 7,000 751 1,294 5,091 558 9,879,608
Minnesota 5,368 1,657 371 725 2,615 271 4,769,467
Mississippi 2,513 1,380 137 312 684 107 1,776,401
Missouri 7,495 3,557 491 552 2,895 557 5,759,961
Montana 152 44 18 27 63 64 721,431
Nebraska 1,092 497 94 97 404 208 1,502,765
Nevada 7,027 3,476 612 483 2,456 36 2,495,529
New Hampshire 380 75 72 52 181 122 1,039,150
New Jersey 13,356 4,313 1,323 958 6,762 515 8,720,592
New Mexico 1,855 819 262 125 649 53 1,493,052
New York 10,841 3,400 1,170 1,019 5,252 652 10,824,535
North Carolina 12,971 6,851 1,091 1,172 3,857 376 7,818,693
North Dakota 69 10 10 11 38 72 591,890
Ohio 16,866 6,545 893 1,790 7,638 357 7,961,904
Oklahoma 3,123 1,268 326 326 1,203 289 3,479,339
Oregon 2,512 614 271 251 1,376 137 3,134,046
Pennsylvania 19,660 8,558 1,414 1,240 8,448 837 10,869,846
Rhode Island 691 155 85 120 331 43 906,054
South Carolina 5,681 3,104 456 497 1,624 426 4,061,426
South Dakota 81 8 11 11 51 80 569,130
Tennessee 11,085 6,519 786 1,247 2,533 446 5,909,564
Texas 37,117 16,917 3,774 3,465 12,961 965 23,227,354
Utah 1,226 363 145 120 598 110 2,484,578
Vermont 105 42 19 14 30 75 571,164
Virginia 7,429 3,736 629 829 2,235 315 7,250,178
Washington 5,363 1,262 489 558 3,054 237 5,481,639
West Virginia 204 58 18 37 91 180 772,766
Wisconsin 5,564 2,867 368 620 1,709 351 5,389,771
Wyoming 71 18 9 7 37 61 502,901

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