Table 12

Crime Trends
by Population Group, 2007-2008
Population group   Violent
crime
Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Forcible
rape
Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property
crime
Burglary Larceny-
theft
Motor
vehicle
theft
Arson Number
of
agencies
2008
estimated
population
TOTAL ALL AGENCIES: 2007 1,325,306 16,107 80,800 428,740 799,659 9,114,239 2,017,411 6,054,038 1,042,790 63,340
2008 1,292,673 15,433 78,833 423,771 774,636 9,004,837 2,049,232 6,046,758 908,847 61,050 13,865 278,355,520
Percent change -2.5 -4.2 -2.4 -1.2 -3.1 -1.2 +1.6 -0.1 -12.8 -3.6
TOTAL CITIES 2007 1,056,651 12,623 59,707 374,129 610,192 7,123,311 1,484,130 4,808,063 831,118 47,266
2008 1,030,681 11,922 58,251 369,384 591,124 7,005,641 1,502,430 4,784,605 718,606 45,539 9,872 188,370,552
Percent change -2.5 -5.6 -2.4 -1.3 -3.1 -1.7 +1.2 -0.5 -13.5 -3.7
GROUP I (250,000 and over) 2007 501,856 6,857 19,985 206,542 268,472 2,488,280 537,931 1,539,319 411,030 18,499
2008 489,075 6,502 19,145 203,730 259,698 2,411,508 541,896 1,520,608 349,004 17,706 76 56,533,626
Percent change -2.5 -5.2 -4.2 -1.4 -3.3 -3.1 +0.7 -1.2 -15.1 -4.3
1,000,000 and over (Group I subset) 2007 209,001 2,789 6,203 94,385 105,624 923,358 187,272 579,090 156,996 6,343
2008 205,683 2,670 6,136 93,467 103,410 904,743 186,911 582,015 135,817 5,963 10 25,543,437
Percent change -1.6 -4.3 -1.1 -1.0 -2.1 -2.0 -0.2 +0.5 -13.5 -6.0
500,000 to 999,999 (Group I subset) 2007 166,502 2,325 7,037 64,756 92,384 887,207 197,684 543,906 145,617 6,396
2008 162,302 2,151 6,720 63,351 90,080 863,699 203,220 537,518 122,961 5,872 25 16,970,506
Percent change -2.5 -7.5 -4.5 -2.2 -2.5 -2.6 +2.8 -1.2 -15.6 -8.2
250,000 to 499,999 (Group I subset) 2007 126,353 1,743 6,745 47,401 70,464 677,715 152,975 416,323 108,417 5,760
2008 121,090 1,681 6,289 46,912 66,208 643,066 151,765 401,075 90,226 5,871 41 14,019,683
Percent change -4.2 -3.6 -6.8 -1.0 -6.0 -5.1 -0.8 -3.7 -16.8 +1.9
GROUP II (100,000 to 249,999) 2007 175,657 2,186 10,379 62,922 100,170 1,205,107 260,130 797,113 147,864 7,785
2008 169,212 1,981 10,057 61,874 95,300 1,195,752 268,600 798,869 128,283 7,357 192 28,438,286
Percent change -3.7 -9.4 -3.1 -1.7 -4.9 -0.8 +3.3 +0.2 -13.2 -5.5
GROUP III (50,000 to 99,999) 2007 136,981 1,434 9,231 45,126 81,190 1,077,362 226,799 738,847 111,716 7,031
2008 134,031 1,360 9,119 44,032 79,520 1,064,589 225,361 740,309 98,919 6,838 444 30,327,776
Percent change -2.2 -5.2 -1.2 -2.4 -2.1 -1.2 -0.6 +0.2 -11.5 -2.7
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 2007 92,211 876 7,473 27,474 56,388 836,207 166,258 603,044 66,905 5,099
2008 91,541 831 7,276 27,221 56,213 828,384 167,855 600,722 59,807 5,002 745 25,544,892
Percent change -0.7 -5.1 -2.6 -0.9 -0.3 -0.9 +1.0 -0.4 -10.6 -1.9
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 2007 80,245 735 6,814 20,334 52,362 801,505 158,092 588,600 54,813 4,467
2008 79,142 689 6,759 20,358 51,336 800,460 161,949 590,024 48,487 4,405 1,636 25,846,912
Percent change -1.4 -6.3 -0.8 +0.1 -2.0 -0.1 +2.4 +0.2 -11.5 -1.4
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 2007 69,701 535 5,825 11,731 51,610 714,850 134,920 541,140 38,790 4,385
2008 67,680 559 5,895 12,169 49,057 704,948 136,769 534,073 34,106 4,231 6,779 21,679,060
Percent change -2.9 +4.5 +1.2 +3.7 -4.9 -1.4 +1.4 -1.3 -12.1 -3.5
METROPOLITAN COUNTIES 2007 214,809 2,660 14,964 50,415 146,770 1,565,883 396,792 991,215 177,876 12,338
2008 209,222 2,612 14,893 50,087 141,630 1,573,253 407,774 1,007,198 158,281 11,986 1,659 64,890,568
Percent change -2.6 -1.8 -0.5 -0.7 -3.5 +0.5 +2.8 +1.6 -11.0 -2.9
NONMETROPOLITAN COUNTIES1 2007 53,846 824 6,129 4,196 42,697 425,045 136,489 254,760 33,796 3,736
2008 52,770 899 5,689 4,300 41,882 425,943 139,028 254,955 31,960 3,525 2,334 25,094,400
Percent change -2.0 +9.1 -7.2 +2.5 -1.9 +0.2 +1.9 +0.1 -5.4 -5.6
SUBURBAN AREAS2 2007 362,044 3,913 26,443 91,111 240,577 3,067,134 680,382 2,092,372 294,380 20,970
2008 353,894 3,831 26,316 90,417 233,330 3,072,578 697,477 2,113,639 261,462 20,262 7,321 116,592,948
Percent change -2.3 -2.1 -0.5 -0.8 -3.0 +0.2 +2.5 +1.0 -11.2 -3.4

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