Arson Table 2

Arson
by Type of Property, 2008
[13,980 agencies; 2008 estimated population 250,243,947]
Property classification Number of arson offenses Percent distribution1 Percent not
in use
Average damage Total clearances Percent of arsons cleared2 Percent of clearances under 18
Total 56,972 100.0 $16,015 10,277 18.0 37.4
Total structure: 24,750 43.4 19.0 29,701 5,520 22.3 35.2
Single occupancy residential 11,435 20.1 21.4 28,788 2,389 20.9 25.7
Other residential 4,062 7.1 13.6 29,343 983 24.2 25.0
Storage 1,629 2.9 20.7 18,021 298 18.3 48.7
Industrial/manufacturing 251 0.4 22.3 212,388 48 19.1 41.7
Other commercial 2,331 4.1 15.7 55,531 450 19.3 28.0
Community/public 2,667 4.7 16.2 15,799 857 32.1 65.3
Other structure 2,375 4.2 21.4 13,668 495 20.8 47.1
Total mobile: 16,454 28.9 8,766 1,461 8.9 20.3
Motor vehicles 15,572 27.3 8,186 1,314 8.4 18.7
Other mobile 882 1.5 18,991 147 16.7 34.7
Other 15,768 27.7 2,099 3,296 20.9 48.7

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