Table 13

Crime Trends
by Suburban and Nonsuburban Cities1 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 SUBURBAN CITIES: 2007 147,235 1,253 11,479 40,696 93,807 1,501,251 283,590 1,101,157 116,504 8,632
2008 144,672 1,219 11,423 40,330 91,700 1,499,325 289,703 1,106,441 103,181 8,276 5,662 51,702,380
Percent change -1.7 -2.7 -0.5 -0.9 -2.2 -0.1 +2.2 +0.5 -11.4 -4.1
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 2007 56,321 533 4,236 18,013 33,539 539,118 105,124 385,203 48,791 3,140
2008 55,620 494 4,142 17,642 33,342 537,683 106,531 387,708 43,444 2,960 561 19,044,685
Percent change -1.2 -7.3 -2.2 -2.1 -0.6 -0.3 +1.3 +0.7 -11.0 -5.7
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 2007 51,476 450 4,075 14,522 32,429 522,042 99,743 380,967 41,332 2,943
2008 50,473 436 4,020 14,403 31,614 528,017 104,115 387,331 36,571 2,938 1,224 19,462,232
Percent change -1.9 -3.1 -1.3 -0.8 -2.5 +1.1 +4.4 +1.7 -11.5 -0.2
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 2007 39,438 270 3,168 8,161 27,839 440,091 78,723 334,987 26,381 2,549
2008 38,579 289 3,261 8,285 26,744 433,625 79,057 331,402 23,166 2,378 3,877 13,195,463
Percent change -2.2 +7.0 +2.9 +1.5 -3.9 -1.5 +0.4 -1.1 -12.2 -6.7
TOTAL NONSUBURBAN CITIES: 2007 94,922 893 8,633 18,843 66,553 851,311 175,680 631,627 44,004 5,319
2008 93,691 860 8,507 19,418 64,906 834,467 176,870 618,378 39,219 5,362 3,498 21,368,484
Percent change -1.3 -3.7 -1.5 +3.1 -2.5 -2.0 +0.7 -2.1 -10.9 +0.8
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 2007 35,890 343 3,237 9,461 22,849 297,089 61,134 217,841 18,114 1,959
2008 35,921 337 3,134 9,579 22,871 290,701 61,324 213,014 16,363 2,042 184 6,500,207
Percent change +0.1 -1.7 -3.2 +1.2 +0.1 -2.2 +0.3 -2.2 -9.7 +4.2
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 2007 28,769 285 2,739 5,812 19,933 279,463 58,349 207,633 13,481 1,524
2008 28,669 253 2,739 5,955 19,722 272,443 57,834 202,693 11,916 1,467 412 6,384,680
Percent change -0.3 -11.2 0.0 +2.5 -1.1 -2.5 -0.9 -2.4 -11.6 -3.7
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 2007 30,263 265 2,657 3,570 23,771 274,759 56,197 206,153 12,409 1,836
2008 29,101 270 2,634 3,884 22,313 271,323 57,712 202,671 10,940 1,853 2,902 8,483,597
Percent change -3.8 +1.9 -0.9 +8.8 -6.1 -1.3 +2.7 -1.7 -11.8 +0.9

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