Table 17

Rate: Number of Crimes per 100,000 Inhabitants
by Suburban and Nonsuburban Cities1 by Population Group, 2008
Population group Violent crime Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Forcible rape Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property crime Burglary Larceny-theft Motor vehicle
theft
Number of
agencies
2008
estimated
population
Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate
TOTAL SUBURBAN CITIES: 145,074 283.4 1,197 2.3 11,600 22.7 40,141 78.4 92,136 180.0 1,501,248 2,932.8 290,031 566.6 1,108,031 2,164.6 103,186 201.6 5,559 51,188,659
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 55,103 292.1 480 2.5 4,077 21.6 17,295 91.7 33,251 176.3 533,905 2,830.1 105,916 561.4 384,920 2,040.3 43,069 228.3 555 18,865,496
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 51,198 264.5 437 2.3 4,164 21.5 14,521 75.0 32,076 165.7 532,495 2,750.9 105,138 543.1 390,573 2,017.7 36,784 190.0 1,216 19,357,410
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 38,773 299.0 280 2.2 3,359 25.9 8,325 64.2 26,809 206.8 434,848 3,353.8 78,977 609.1 332,538 2,564.7 23,333 180.0 3,788 12,965,753
TOTAL NONSUBURBAN CITIES: 93,488 446.5 837 4.0 8,729 41.7 19,116 91.3 64,806 309.5 832,578 3,976.3 176,407 842.5 617,094 2,947.1 39,077 186.6 3,337 20,938,697
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 34,609 551.9 323 5.2 3,117 49.7 9,126 145.5 22,043 351.5 282,546 4,505.4 58,872 938.8 207,837 3,314.1 15,837 252.5 178 6,271,259
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 29,820 461.0 247 3.8 2,919 45.1 6,074 93.9 20,580 318.1 279,238 4,316.7 59,712 923.1 207,248 3,203.8 12,278 189.8 420 6,468,845
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 29,059 354.4 267 3.3 2,693 32.8 3,916 47.8 22,183 270.6 270,794 3,302.9 57,823 705.3 202,009 2,463.9 10,962 133.7 2,739 8,198,593

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