Table 12

Crime Trends
by Population Group, 2008-2009
Population group   Violent
crime
Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Forcible
rape
Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property
crime
Burglary Larceny-
theft
Motor
vehicle
theft
Arson Number
of
agencies
2009
estimated
population
TOTAL ALL AGENCIES: 2008 1,323,108 15,672 80,991 430,978 795,467 9,209,011 2,099,688 6,186,018 923,305 63,253
2009 1,251,617 14,558 78,560 396,500 761,999 8,777,837 2,068,694 5,944,792 764,351 56,445 14,443 288,077,853
Percent change -5.4 -7.1 -3.0 -8.0 -4.2 -4.7 -1.5 -3.9 -17.2 -10.8
TOTAL CITIES 2008 1,055,968 12,187 60,005 375,436 608,340 7,176,343 1,542,174 4,902,538 731,631 47,006
2009 997,762 11,301 58,113 345,402 582,946 6,866,460 1,515,306 4,745,702 605,452 42,076 10,396 194,716,216
Percent change -5.5 -7.3 -3.2 -8.0 -4.2 -4.3 -1.7 -3.2 -17.2 -10.5
GROUP I (250,000 and over) 2008 490,691 6,504 19,283 204,103 260,801 2,404,343 544,134 1,511,505 348,704 17,729
2009 458,386 5,868 19,131 186,587 246,800 2,271,199 529,599 1,459,242 282,358 15,836 76 57,278,467
Percent change -6.6 -9.8 -0.8 -8.6 -5.4 -5.5 -2.7 -3.5 -19.0 -10.7
1,000,000 and over (Group I subset) 2008 205,683 2,670 6,136 93,467 103,410 904,739 186,911 582,015 135,813 5,963
2009 193,010 2,369 6,105 85,436 99,100 842,014 178,035 555,477 108,502 5,197 10 25,873,144
Percent change -6.2 -11.3 -0.5 -8.6 -4.2 -6.9 -4.7 -4.6 -20.1 -12.8
500,000 to 999,999 (Group I subset) 2008 162,951 2,169 6,763 63,608 90,411 865,023 203,807 538,607 122,609 5,903
2009 150,834 1,960 6,698 57,457 84,719 823,712 200,426 524,104 99,182 5,585 25 17,183,941
Percent change -7.4 -9.6 -1.0 -9.7 -6.3 -4.8 -1.7 -2.7 -19.1 -5.4
250,000 to 499,999 (Group I subset) 2008 122,057 1,665 6,384 47,028 66,980 634,581 153,416 390,883 90,282 5,863
2009 114,542 1,539 6,328 43,694 62,981 605,473 151,138 379,661 74,674 5,054 41 14,221,382
Percent change -6.2 -7.6 -0.9 -7.1 -6.0 -4.6 -1.5 -2.9 -17.3 -13.8
GROUP II (100,000 to 249,999) 2008 176,518 2,082 10,452 64,473 99,511 1,245,502 279,634 833,386 132,482 7,565
2009 166,749 1,948 10,011 57,866 96,924 1,202,260 279,040 811,063 112,157 6,783 200 29,689,527
Percent change -5.5 -6.4 -4.2 -10.2 -2.6 -3.5 -0.2 -2.7 -15.3 -10.3
GROUP III (50,000 to 99,999) 2008 135,570 1,368 9,125 43,996 81,081 1,077,528 226,642 749,184 101,702 7,079
2009 129,743 1,268 8,741 41,567 78,167 1,030,519 224,010 722,062 84,447 6,432 455 31,091,344
Percent change -4.3 -7.3 -4.2 -5.5 -3.6 -4.4 -1.2 -3.6 -17.0 -9.1
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 2008 96,387 875 7,489 28,477 59,546 868,884 176,194 630,926 61,764 5,122
2009 91,620 891 7,099 27,269 56,361 843,186 172,545 618,552 52,089 4,747 790 27,122,788
Percent change -4.9 +1.8 -5.2 -4.2 -5.3 -3.0 -2.1 -2.0 -15.7 -7.3
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 2008 84,923 732 7,060 21,722 55,409 845,403 172,481 622,213 50,709 4,526
2009 82,550 725 6,886 20,236 54,703 811,192 170,241 597,795 43,156 3,903 1,710 27,080,564
Percent change -2.8 -1.0 -2.5 -6.8 -1.3 -4.0 -1.3 -3.9 -14.9 -13.8
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 2008 71,879 626 6,596 12,665 51,992 734,683 143,089 555,324 36,270 4,985
2009 68,714 601 6,245 11,877 49,991 708,104 139,871 536,988 31,245 4,375 7,165 22,453,526
Percent change -4.4 -4.0 -5.3 -6.2 -3.8 -3.6 -2.2 -3.3 -13.9 -12.2
METROPOLITAN COUNTIES 2008 213,362 2,621 15,370 51,048 144,323 1,596,775 415,343 1,021,937 159,495 12,670
2009 201,553 2,396 14,637 46,709 137,811 1,502,971 410,086 961,317 131,568 11,016 1,675 66,809,943
Percent change -5.5 -8.6 -4.8 -8.5 -4.5 -5.9 -1.3 -5.9 -17.5 -13.1
NONMETROPOLITAN COUNTIES1 2008 53,778 864 5,616 4,494 42,804 435,893 142,171 261,543 32,179 3,577
2009 52,302 861 5,810 4,389 41,242 408,406 143,302 237,773 27,331 3,353 2,372 26,551,694
Percent change -2.7 -0.3 +3.5 -2.3 -3.6 -6.3 +0.8 -9.1 -15.1 -6.3
SUBURBAN AREAS2 2008 364,051 3,913 27,071 92,953 240,114 3,156,315 715,548 2,174,851 265,916 21,263    
2009 346,156 3,613 25,573 86,325 230,645 3,004,289 701,615 2,080,768 221,906 18,795 7,624 120,999,345
Percent change -4.9 -7.7 -5.5 -7.1 -3.9 -4.8 -1.9 -4.3 -16.6 -11.6

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