Table 15

Crime Trends
Additional Information About Selected Offenses
by Population Group, 2007-2008
Population group   Forcible rape Robbery Aggravated assault Burglary Motor vehicle theft Arson Number
of
agencies
2008
estimated
population
Rape
by force
Assault
to rape-
attempts
Firearm Knife or
cutting
instrument
Other
weapon
Strong-
arm
Firearm Knife or
cutting
instrument
Other
weapon
Hands,
fists, feet,
etc.
Forcible
entry
Unlawful
entry
Attempted
forcible
entry
Autos Trucks
and buses
Other
vehicles
Structure Mobile Other
TOTAL ALL AGENCIES: 2007 72,772 6,223 161,921 31,199 34,565 150,350 158,059 138,098 251,979 192,236 1,180,109 627,757 125,586 725,930 177,071 84,686 26,095 17,000 17,669
2008 71,264 5,803 161,283 28,649 32,556 149,367 153,476 135,306 240,996 189,334 1,203,298 634,240 126,348 618,801 154,261 83,409 25,712 17,048 16,212 13,843 263,379,547
Percent change -2.1 -6.7 -0.4 -8.2 -5.8 -0.7 -2.9 -2.0 -4.4 -1.5 +2.0 +1.0 +0.6 -14.8 -12.9 -1.5 -1.5 +0.3 -8.2
TOTAL CITIES 2007 53,165 4,908 137,254 26,907 29,116 131,572 125,084 107,751 186,440 132,827 861,304 450,815 97,410 586,909 138,776 53,928 19,776 12,023 12,799
2008 52,068 4,560 136,086 24,712 27,588 130,169 120,215 106,152 178,256 131,758 874,323 455,234 97,516 496,920 119,254 53,139 19,420 12,109 11,783 9,857 174,498,252
Percent change -2.1 -7.1 -0.9 -8.2 -5.2 -1.1 -3.9 -1.5 -4.4 -0.8 +1.5 +1.0 +0.1 -15.3 -14.1 -1.5 -1.8 +0.7 -7.9
GROUP I (250,000 and over) 2007 16,779 1,970 74,461 12,604 13,209 60,426 64,169 41,875 74,070 33,881 325,934 120,614 30,766 265,047 80,977 18,882 6,991 5,999 3,886
2008 16,055 1,850 72,978 11,533 12,146 59,179 61,613 40,964 71,925 33,781 330,747 119,900 30,423 218,106 67,983 18,736 6,994 5,927 3,314 71 43,881,824
Percent change -4.3 -6.1 -2.0 -8.5 -8.0 -2.1 -4.0 -2.2 -2.9 -0.3 +1.5 -0.6 -1.1 -17.7 -16.0 -0.8 * -1.2 -14.7
1,000,000 and over (Group I subset) 2007 4,558 770 25,832 5,266 4,559 21,516 19,444 12,987 19,915 8,559 98,510 35,794 7,302 80,390 37,273 7,473 1,931 2,311 1,362
2008 4,477 769 24,427 4,793 4,269 21,139 17,617 13,163 20,691 10,076 99,131 34,584 7,288 66,634 30,542 7,232 1,888 2,408 1,030 8 14,369,058
Percent change -1.8 -0.1 -5.4 -9.0 -6.4 -1.8 -9.4 +1.4 +3.9 +17.7 +0.6 -3.4 -0.2 -17.1 -18.1 -3.2 -2.2 +4.2 -24.4
500,000 to 999,999 (Group I subset) 2007 6,073 626 28,289 4,087 4,965 19,535 25,342 16,453 29,408 11,756 130,898 41,584 13,901 99,918 25,658 6,902 2,587 1,775 1,314
2008 5,828 569 27,684 3,770 4,535 19,182 25,075 15,812 28,525 11,376 135,481 42,669 13,457 81,371 22,893 6,998 2,403 1,644 1,134 23 15,744,124
Percent change -4.0 -9.1 -2.1 -7.8 -8.7 -1.8 -1.1 -3.9 -3.0 -3.2 +3.5 +2.6 -3.2 -18.6 -10.8 +1.4 -7.1 -7.4 -13.7
250,000 to 499,999 (Group I subset) 2007 6,148 574 20,340 3,251 3,685 19,375 19,383 12,435 24,747 13,566 96,526 43,236 9,563 84,739 18,046 4,507 2,473 1,913 1,210
2008 5,750 512 20,867 2,970 3,342 18,858 18,921 11,989 22,709 12,329 96,135 42,647 9,678 70,101 14,548 4,506 2,703 1,875 1,150 40 13,768,642
Percent change -6.5 -10.8 +2.6 -8.6 -9.3 -2.7 -2.4 -3.6 -8.2 -9.1 -0.4 -1.4 +1.2 -17.3 -19.4 * +9.3 -2.0 -5.0
GROUP II (100,000 to 249,999) 2007 9,163 837 24,562 5,089 5,515 24,464 22,443 20,132 35,797 18,098 149,767 79,449 17,905 110,747 22,695 9,342 3,324 1,863 1,951
2008 8,981 722 24,749 4,596 5,664 24,063 21,004 19,884 32,973 17,775 154,367 82,558 18,122 93,895 20,388 9,235 3,121 1,956 1,861 185 27,258,935
Percent change -2.0 -13.7 +0.8 -9.7 +2.7 -1.6 -6.4 -1.2 -7.9 -1.8 +3.1 +3.9 +1.2 -15.2 -10.2 -1.1 -6.1 +5.0 -4.6
GROUP III (50,000 to 99,999) 2007 8,539 686 16,607 4,025 4,338 20,075 15,200 16,451 28,307 21,411 130,586 79,470 16,394 88,252 15,052 8,245 2,951 1,745 2,244
2008 8,490 613 15,952 3,743 4,090 20,178 14,758 16,416 26,814 21,987 129,594 79,061 16,288 76,909 13,696 8,075 2,947 1,741 2,127 444 30,327,776
Percent change -0.6 -10.6 -3.9 -7.0 -5.7 +0.5 -2.9 -0.2 -5.3 +2.7 -0.8 -0.5 -0.6 -12.9 -9.0 -2.1 -0.1 -0.2 -5.2
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 2007 6,997 476 9,750 2,407 2,866 12,451 9,266 11,197 18,925 17,000 95,000 58,557 12,701 52,093 8,227 6,585 2,089 1,011 1,890
2008 6,838 438 10,123 2,306 2,737 12,055 9,381 11,248 18,507 17,077 96,183 58,982 12,690 45,944 7,054 6,809 2,050 1,022 1,816 745 25,544,892
Percent change -2.3 -8.0 +3.8 -4.2 -4.5 -3.2 +1.2 +0.5 -2.2 +0.5 +1.2 +0.7 -0.1 -11.8 -14.3 +3.4 -1.9 +1.1 -3.9
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 2007 6,369 432 7,826 1,742 2,072 8,651 7,791 9,828 16,151 18,506 88,182 58,750 10,631 42,133 6,937 5,624 2,168 782 1,419
2008 6,315 432 7,802 1,571 1,932 9,009 7,544 9,748 15,299 18,637 90,368 60,161 10,947 37,011 6,043 5,341 2,105 829 1,391 1,634 25,808,805
Percent change -0.8 0.0 -0.3 -9.8 -6.8 +4.1 -3.2 -0.8 -5.3 +0.7 +2.5 +2.4 +3.0 -12.2 -12.9 -5.0 -2.9 +6.0 -2.0
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 2007 5,318 507 4,048 1,040 1,116 5,505 6,215 8,268 13,190 23,931 71,835 53,975 9,013 28,637 4,888 5,250 2,253 623 1,409
2008 5,389 505 4,482 963 1,019 5,685 5,915 7,892 12,738 22,501 73,064 54,572 9,046 25,055 4,090 4,943 2,203 634 1,274 6,778 21,676,020
Percent change +1.3 -0.4 +10.7 -7.4 -8.7 +3.3 -4.8 -4.5 -3.4 -6.0 +1.7 +1.1 +0.4 -12.5 -16.3 -5.8 -2.2 +1.8 -9.6
METROPOLITAN COUNTIES 2007 13,870 945 22,957 3,925 4,894 17,230 26,159 24,232 53,112 42,137 234,579 131,479 22,112 118,127 33,005 23,257 4,542 4,157 3,676
2008 13,871 898 23,431 3,602 4,382 17,614 26,189 23,295 50,656 40,801 243,132 132,545 22,804 102,318 30,012 22,989 4,645 4,090 3,476 1,655 63,876,299
Percent change * -5.0 +2.1 -8.2 -10.5 +2.2 +0.1 -3.9 -4.6 -3.2 +3.6 +0.8 +3.1 -13.4 -9.1 -1.2 +2.3 -1.6 -5.4
NONMETROPOLITAN COUNTIES 2007 5,737 370 1,710 367 555 1,548 6,816 6,115 12,427 17,272 84,226 45,463 6,064 20,894 5,290 7,501 1,777 820 1,194
2008 5,325 345 1,766 335 586 1,584 7,072 5,859 12,084 16,775 85,843 46,461 6,028 19,563 4,995 7,281 1,647 849 953 2,331 25,004,996
Percent change -7.2 -6.8 +3.3 -8.7 +5.6 +2.3 +3.8 -4.2 -2.8 -2.9 +1.9 +2.2 -0.6 -6.4 -5.6 -2.9 -7.3 +3.5 -20.2
SUBURBAN AREAS1 2007 24,548 1,735 38,093 7,308 8,880 35,390 39,531 40,756 82,725 76,396 388,168 240,163 43,043 208,586 47,349 34,842 8,213 5,660 6,932
2008 24,509 1,672 38,570 6,720 8,148 35,884 39,315 39,454 78,561 75,277 401,093 242,864 43,957 181,408 42,621 34,394 8,218 5,584 6,488 7,315 115,559,504
Percent change -0.2 -3.6 +1.3 -8.0 -8.2 +1.4 -0.5 -3.2 -5.0 -1.5 +3.3 +1.1 +2.1 -13.0 -10.0 -1.3 +0.1 -1.3 -6.4

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