Table 73

Full-time Law Enforcement Officers
Range in Rate per 1,000 Inhabitants
by Population Group, 2006

Rate range Total cities1 (9,946 cities; population 189,942,258) Group I
(71 cities, 250,000 and over; population 53,957,412)
Group II
(181 cities, 100,000 to 249,999; population 27,081,536)
Group III
(423 cities, 50,000 to 99,999; population 29,029,089)
Group IV
(788 cities, 25,000 to 49,999; population 27,199,664)
Group V
(1,818 cities, 10,000 to 24,999; population 28,813,877)
Group VI
(6,665 cities, under 10,000; population 23,860,680)
.1-.5 Number 95 0 1 1 1 3 89
Percent 1.0 0.0 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.2 1.3
.6-1.0 Number 594 1 12 35 47 91 408
Percent 6.0 1.4 6.6 8.3 6.0 5.0 6.1
1.1-1.5 Number 1,868 12 65 144 231 406 1,010
Percent 18.8 16.9 35.9 34.0 29.3 22.3 15.2
1.6-2.0 Number 2,610 21 43 139 283 651 1,473
Percent 26.2 29.6 23.8 32.9 35.9 35.8 22.1
2.1-2.5 Number 1,825 14 35 63 128 385 1,200
Percent 18.3 19.7 19.3 14.9 16.2 21.2 18.0
2.6-3.0 Number 1,044 9 12 20 71 155 777
Percent 10.5 12.7 6.6 4.7 9.0 8.5 11.7
3.1-3.5 Number 658 5 12 12 19 82 528
Percent 6.6 7.0 6.6 2.8 2.4 4.5 7.9
3.6-4.0 Number 357 2 1 6 5 29 314
Percent 3.6 2.8 0.6 1.4 0.6 1.6 4.7
4.1-4.5 Number 219 2 0 2 1 5 209
Percent 2.2 2.8 0.0 0.5 0.1 0.3 3.1
4.6-5.0 Number 188 4 0 0 0 6 178
Percent 1.9 5.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 2.7
5.1 and over Number 488 1 0 1 2 5 479
Percent 4.9 1.4 0.0 0.2 0.3 0.3 7.2
Total cities Number 9,946 71 181 423 788 1,818 6,665
Percent2 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

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