Table 1

Crime in the United States
by Volume and Rate per 100,000 Inhabitants, 1990–2009
Year Population1 Violent crime Violent
crime rate
Murder and
nonnegligent manslaughter
Murder and
nonnegligent manslaughter rate
Forcible rape Forcible rape rate Robbery Robbery rate Aggravated assault Aggravated assault rate Property crime Property crime rate Burglary Burglary rate Larceny-theft Larceny-theft rate Motor
vehicle
theft
Motor vehicle theft rate
1990 249,464,396 1,820,127 729.6 23,438 9.4 102,555 41.1 639,271 256.3 1,054,863 422.9 12,655,486 5,073.1 3,073,909 1,232.2 7,945,670 3,185.1 1,635,907 655.8
1991 252,153,092 1,911,767 758.2 24,703 9.8 106,593 42.3 687,732 272.7 1,092,739 433.4 12,961,116 5,140.2 3,157,150 1,252.1 8,142,228 3,229.1 1,661,738 659.0
1992 255,029,699 1,932,274 757.7 23,760 9.3 109,062 42.8 672,478 263.7 1,126,974 441.9 12,505,917 4,903.7 2,979,884 1,168.4 7,915,199 3,103.6 1,610,834 631.6
1993 257,782,608 1,926,017 747.1 24,526 9.5 106,014 41.1 659,870 256.0 1,135,607 440.5 12,218,777 4,740.0 2,834,808 1,099.7 7,820,909 3,033.9 1,563,060 606.3
1994 260,327,021 1,857,670 713.6 23,326 9.0 102,216 39.3 618,949 237.8 1,113,179 427.6 12,131,873 4,660.2 2,712,774 1,042.1 7,879,812 3,026.9 1,539,287 591.3
1995 262,803,276 1,798,792 684.5 21,606 8.2 97,470 37.1 580,509 220.9 1,099,207 418.3 12,063,935 4,590.5 2,593,784 987.0 7,997,710 3,043.2 1,472,441 560.3
1996 265,228,572 1,688,540 636.6 19,645 7.4 96,252 36.3 535,594 201.9 1,037,049 391.0 11,805,323 4,451.0 2,506,400 945.0 7,904,685 2,980.3 1,394,238 525.7
1997 267,783,607 1,636,096 611.0 18,208 6.8 96,153 35.9 498,534 186.2 1,023,201 382.1 11,558,475 4,316.3 2,460,526 918.8 7,743,760 2,891.8 1,354,189 505.7
1998 270,248,003 1,533,887 567.6 16,974 6.3 93,144 34.5 447,186 165.5 976,583 361.4 10,951,827 4,052.5 2,332,735 863.2 7,376,311 2,729.5 1,242,781 459.9
1999 272,690,813 1,426,044 523.0 15,522 5.7 89,411 32.8 409,371 150.1 911,740 334.3 10,208,334 3,743.6 2,100,739 770.4 6,955,520 2,550.7 1,152,075 422.5
2000 281,421,906 1,425,486 506.5 15,586 5.5 90,178 32.0 408,016 145.0 911,706 324.0 10,182,584 3,618.3 2,050,992 728.8 6,971,590 2,477.3 1,160,002 412.2
20012 285,317,559 1,439,480 504.5 16,037 5.6 90,863 31.8 423,557 148.5 909,023 318.6 10,437,189 3,658.1 2,116,531 741.8 7,092,267 2,485.7 1,228,391 430.5
2002 287,973,924 1,423,677 494.4 16,229 5.6 95,235 33.1 420,806 146.1 891,407 309.5 10,455,277 3,630.6 2,151,252 747.0 7,057,379 2,450.7 1,246,646 432.9
2003 290,788,976 1,383,676 475.8 16,528 5.7 93,883 32.3 414,235 142.5 859,030 295.4 10,442,862 3,591.2 2,154,834 741.0 7,026,802 2,416.5 1,261,226 433.7
2004 293,656,842 1,360,088 463.2 16,148 5.5 95,089 32.4 401,470 136.7 847,381 288.6 10,319,386 3,514.1 2,144,446 730.3 6,937,089 2,362.3 1,237,851 421.5
2005 296,507,061 1,390,745 469.0 16,740 5.6 94,347 31.8 417,438 140.8 862,220 290.8 10,174,754 3,431.5 2,155,448 726.9 6,783,447 2,287.8 1,235,859 416.8
20063 298,754,819 1,435,951 480.6 17,318 5.8 94,782 31.7 449,803 150.6 874,048 292.6 10,031,359 3,357.7 2,196,304 735.2 6,636,615 2,221.4 1,198,440 401.1
20073 301,290,332 1,421,990 472.0 17,157 5.7 91,874 30.5 447,155 148.4 865,804 287.4 9,872,815 3,276.8 2,187,277 726.0 6,587,040 2,186.3 1,098,498 364.6
20083 304,374,846 1,392,629 457.5 16,442 5.4 90,479 29.7 443,574 145.7 842,134 276.7 9,775,149 3,211.5 2,228,474 732.1 6,588,046 2,164.5 958,629 315.0
2009 307,006,550 1,318,398 429.4 15,241 5.0 88,097 28.7 408,217 133.0 806,843 262.8 9,320,971 3,036.1 2,199,125 716.3 6,327,230 2,060.9 794,616 258.8

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