Table 3

Crime in the United States
Offense and Population Percent Distribution by Region, 2008
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 18.1 14.7 14.1 12.3 17.2 13.7 12.6 10.6 13.7 10.0
Midwest 21.9 19.3 19.7 25.4 19.1 18.7 20.9 20.4 21.4 18.3
South 36.7 43.2 45.2 38.2 40.2 45.2 43.2 47.3 42.7 37.8
West 23.3 22.8 21.1 24.1 23.5 22.4 23.2 21.7 22.2 33.9

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