Table 2

Crime in the United States
by Community Type, 2009
Area   Population1 Violent
crime
Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Forcible
rape
Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property
crime
Burglary Larceny-
theft
Motor
vehicle
theft
United States Total 307,006,550 1,318,398 15,241 88,097 408,217 806,843 9,320,971 2,199,125 6,327,230 794,616
Rate per 100,000 inhabitants 429.4 5.0 28.7 133.0 262.8 3,036.1 716.3 2,060.9 258.8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 256,734,191
Area actually reporting2 97.1% 1,109,526 12,616 67,096 366,691 663,123 7,737,397 1,784,613 5,247,592 705,192
Estimated total 100.0% 1,177,758 13,408 72,413 390,483 701,454 8,113,233 1,867,157 5,511,868 734,208
Rate per 100,000 inhabitants 458.7 5.2 28.2 152.1 273.2 3,160.2 727.3 2,146.9 286.0
Cities outside metropolitan areas 20,040,075
Area actually reporting2 90.9% 73,338 741 7,394 11,542 53,661 665,369 149,740 489,037 26,592
Estimated total 100.0% 79,446 798 8,259 12,639 57,750 733,161 164,859 539,720 28,582
Rate per 100,000 inhabitants 396.4 4.0 41.2 63.1 288.2 3,658.5 822.6 2,693.2 142.6
Nonmetropolitan Counties 30,232,284
Area actually reporting2 93.0% 57,997 961 6,665 4,794 45,577 445,641 156,246 259,148 30,247
Estimated total 100.0% 61,194 1,035 7,425 5,095 47,639 474,577 167,109 275,642 31,826
Rate per 100,000 inhabitants 202.4 3.4 24.6 16.9 157.6 1,569.8 552.8 911.7 105.3

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