Table 19

Rate: Number of Crimes per 100,000 Inhabitants
Additional Information About Selected Offenses
by Population Group, 2008
Population group   Forcible rape Robbery Aggravated assault Burglary Motor vehicle theft 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
TOTAL ALL AGENCIES: Number of offenses known 72,389 5,888 163,163 28,754 32,693 150,874 154,145 136,025 241,311 189,094 1,200,143 634,256 126,350 624,282 154,528 83,017 13,389 260,212,782
Rate 27.8 2.3 62.7 11.1 12.6 58.0 59.2 52.3 92.7 72.7 461.2 243.7 48.6 239.9 59.4 31.9
TOTAL CITIES Number of offenses known 52,969 4,649 137,978 24,846 27,808 131,872 121,672 107,519 179,963 132,654 879,009 458,372 97,890 504,754 120,171 53,543 9,583 173,798,468
Rate 30.5 2.7 79.4 14.3 16.0 75.9 70.0 61.9 103.5 76.3 505.8 263.7 56.3 290.4 69.1 30.8
GROUP I (250,000 and over) Number of offenses known 16,215 1,876 74,719 11,753 12,318 61,200 62,451 42,014 73,196 34,231 333,540 120,761 30,550 223,718 68,272 19,026 72 44,473,657
Rate 36.5 4.2 168.0 26.4 27.7 137.6 140.4 94.5 164.6 77.0 750.0 271.5 68.7 503.0 153.5 42.8
1,000,000 and over (Group I subset) Number of offenses known 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 8 14,369,058
Rate 31.2 5.4 170.0 33.4 29.7 147.1 122.6 91.6 144.0 70.1 689.9 240.7 50.7 463.7 212.6 50.3
500,000 to 999,999 (Group I subset) Number of offenses known 5,988 595 29,425 3,990 4,707 21,203 25,913 16,862 29,796 11,826 138,274 43,530 13,584 86,983 23,182 7,288 24 16,335,957
Rate 36.7 3.6 180.1 24.4 28.8 129.8 158.6 103.2 182.4 72.4 846.4 266.5 83.2 532.5 141.9 44.6
250,000 to 499,999 (Group I subset) Number of offenses known 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 40 13,768,642
Rate 41.8 3.7 151.6 21.6 24.3 137.0 137.4 87.1 164.9 89.5 698.2 309.7 70.3 509.1 105.7 32.7
GROUP II (100,000 to 249,999) Number of offenses known 9,138 736 25,223 4,639 5,725 24,147 21,359 20,090 33,053 17,857 157,019 83,291 18,382 95,245 20,481 9,327 185 27,356,767
Rate 33.4 2.7 92.2 17.0 20.9 88.3 78.1 73.4 120.8 65.3 574.0 304.5 67.2 348.2 74.9 34.1
GROUP III (50,000 to 99,999) Number of offenses known 8,688 636 15,818 3,688 4,029 20,066 14,902 16,431 26,880 22,527 130,062 79,739 16,209 77,939 14,221 8,201 438 29,917,008
Rate 29.0 2.1 52.9 12.3 13.5 67.1 49.8 54.9 89.8 75.3 434.7 266.5 54.2 260.5 47.5 27.4
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) Number of offenses known 6,793 426 9,780 2,217 2,751 11,673 9,125 11,086 18,315 16,768 93,607 58,466 12,715 45,256 6,961 6,689 733 25,136,755
Rate 27.0 1.7 38.9 8.8 10.9 46.4 36.3 44.1 72.9 66.7 372.4 232.6 50.6 180.0 27.7 26.6
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) Number of offenses known 6,605 460 7,926 1,584 1,958 9,054 7,832 9,998 15,782 18,938 91,762 61,451 11,061 37,357 6,171 5,401 1,633 25,771,354
Rate 25.6 1.8 30.8 6.1 7.6 35.1 30.4 38.8 61.2 73.5 356.1 238.4 42.9 145.0 23.9 21.0
GROUP VI (under 10,000) Number of offenses known 5,530 515 4,512 965 1,027 5,732 6,003 7,900 12,737 22,333 73,019 54,664 8,973 25,239 4,065 4,899 6,522 21,142,927
Rate 26.2 2.4 21.3 4.6 4.9 27.1 28.4 37.4 60.2 105.6 345.4 258.5 42.4 119.4 19.2 23.2
METROPOLITAN COUNTIES Number of offenses known 14,008 906 23,476 3,576 4,344 17,540 25,661 22,852 49,899 40,394 240,803 130,827 22,791 101,128 29,670 22,588 1,600 62,755,364
Rate 22.3 1.4 37.4 5.7 6.9 27.9 40.9 36.4 79.5 64.4 383.7 208.5 36.3 161.1 47.3 36.0
NONMETROPOLITAN COUNTIES Number of offenses known 5,412 333 1,709 332 541 1,462 6,812 5,654 11,449 16,046 80,331 45,057 5,669 18,400 4,687 6,886 2,206 23,658,950
Rate 22.9 1.4 7.2 1.4 2.3 6.2 28.8 23.9 48.4 67.8 339.5 190.4 24.0 77.8 19.8 29.1
SUBURBAN AREAS1 Number of offenses known 24,810 1,686 38,600 6,657 8,098 35,656 38,923 39,127 78,148 74,651 398,660 241,317 43,997 180,117 42,324 33,935 7,154 113,895,695
Rate 21.8 1.5 33.9 5.8 7.1 31.3 34.2 34.4 68.6 65.5 350.0 211.9 38.6 158.1 37.2 29.8

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