Table 73

Full-time Law Enforcement Officers
Range in Rate per 1,000 Inhabitants
by Population Group, 2008
Rate range Total cities1 (9,927 cities; population 193,548,068) Group I
(75 cities, 250,000 and over;
population 55,781,739)
Group II
(189 cities, 100,000 to 249,999; population 27,940,012)
Group III
(437 cities, 50,000 to 99,999; population 29,817,070)
Group IV
(807 cities, 25,000 to 49,999; population 27,597,191)
Group V
(1,807 cities, 10,000 to 24,999; population 28,634,261)
Group VI
(6,612 cities, under 10,000; population 23,777,795)
.1-.5 Number 113 0 0 0 1 5 107
Percent 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.3 1.6
.6-1.0 Number 619 0 11 36 55 84 433
Percent 6.2 0.0 5.8 8.2 6.8 4.6 6.5
1.1-1.5 Number 1,814 13 68 141 223 394 975
Percent 18.3 17.3 36.0 32.3 27.6 21.8 14.7
1.6-2.0 Number 2,562 27 53 151 292 650 1,389
Percent 25.8 36.0 28.0 34.6 36.2 36.0 21.0
2.1-2.5 Number 1,817 12 30 68 132 375 1,200
Percent 18.3 16.0 15.9 15.6 16.4 20.8 18.1
2.6-3.0 Number 1,091 9 13 23 73 174 799
Percent 11.0 12.0 6.9 5.3 9.0 9.6 12.1
3.1-3.5 Number 651 4 10 10 21 74 532
Percent 6.6 5.3 5.3 2.3 2.6 4.1 8.0
3.6-4.0 Number 392 3 4 3 7 35 340
Percent 3.9 4.0 2.1 0.7 0.9 1.9 5.1
4.1-4.5 Number 241 1 0 4 1 7 228
Percent 2.4 1.3 0.0 0.9 0.1 0.4 3.4
4.6-5.0 Number 152 4 0 0 0 5 143
Percent 1.5 5.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 2.2
5.1 and over Number 475 2 0 1 2 4 466
Percent 4.8 2.7 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.2 7.0
Total cities Number 9,927 75 189 437 807 1,807 6,612
Percent2 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

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