Table 7

Offense Analysis
United States, 2005–2009
Classification   2005 20061 20071 20081 2009
Murder 16,740 17,318 17,157 16,442 15,241
Forcible rape 94,347 94,782 91,874 90,479 88,097
Robbery: Total2 417,438 449,803 447,155 443,574 408,217
Robbery by location: Street/highway 184,188 200,310 195,660 191,054 174,661
Commercial house 59,694 61,342 62,309 61,208 55,908
Gas or service station 11,889 12,140 11,820 11,469 9,868
Convenience store 23,822 25,054 25,047 24,395 21,955
Residence 59,207 64,367 67,815 72,218 69,191
Bank 8,766 9,643 9,294 8,996 8,818
Miscellaneous 69,871 76,947 75,209 74,223 67,816
Burglary: Total2 2,155,448 2,196,304 2,187,277 2,228,474 2,199,125
Burglary by location: Residence (dwelling): 1,417,440 1,453,870 1,484,423 1,567,391 1,596,008
   Residence Night 402,881 413,925 423,430 438,242 445,136
   Residence Day 669,579 709,230 741,413 807,467 818,167
   Residence Unknown 344,980 330,715 319,581 321,683 332,706
Nonresidence (store, office, etc.): 738,008 742,434 702,854 661,083 603,117
   Nonresidence Night 305,729 308,842 294,565 276,692 254,662
   Nonresidence Day 221,183 235,806 227,940 223,261 200,542
   Nonresidence Unknown 211,096 197,786 180,350 161,129 147,913
Larceny-theft (except motor vehicle theft): Total2 6,783,447 6,636,615 6,587,040 6,588,046 6,327,230
Larceny-theft by type: Pocket-picking 29,221 28,899 27,485 27,148 26,585
Purse-snatching 42,040 40,176 38,165 33,323 30,441
Shoplifting 940,411 876,545 981,731 1,067,954 1,147,436
From motor vehicles (except accessories) 1,752,280 1,760,284 1,711,779 1,715,224 1,724,622
Motor vehicle accessories 693,225 641,540 600,747 643,144 572,288
Bicycles 248,792 232,274 224,976 221,908 211,998
From buildings 852,462 833,473 791,341 753,661 702,977
From coin-operated machines 40,885 35,422 31,124 26,907 26,041
All others 2,184,131 2,188,003 2,179,692 2,098,778 1,884,844
Larceny-theft by value: Over $200 2,715,997 2,817,907 2,892,235 2,966,660 2,828,993
$50 to $200 1,522,810 1,481,301 1,475,214 1,465,411 1,441,444
Under $50 2,544,640 2,337,408 2,219,591 2,155,975 2,056,793
Motor vehicle theft 1,235,859 1,198,440 1,098,498 958,629 794,616

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