Table 17

Rate: Number of Crimes per 100,000 Inhabitants
by Suburban and Nonsuburban Cities1 by Population Group, 2009
Population group Violent crime Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Forcible rape Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property crime Burglary Larceny-theft Motor vehicle
theft
Number of
agencies
2009
estimated
population
Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate Number of
offenses
known
Rate
TOTAL SUBURBAN CITIES: 144,047 271.1 1,216 2.3 11,394 21.4 39,276 73.9 92,161 173.4 1,491,042 2,805.7 289,727 545.2 1,111,567 2,091.6 89,748 168.9 5,780 53,143,258
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 55,272 277.7 495 2.5 4,119 20.7 17,142 86.1 33,516 168.4 537,537 2,700.6 105,776 531.4 394,202 1,980.5 37,559 188.7 584 19,904,276
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 51,431 256.7 434 2.2 4,175 20.8 14,129 70.5 32,693 163.2 525,494 2,622.7 106,168 529.9 387,200 1,932.5 32,126 160.3 1,252 20,036,584
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 37,344 282.9 287 2.2 3,100 23.5 8,005 60.6 25,952 196.6 428,011 3,241.9 77,783 589.2 330,165 2,500.8 20,063 152.0 3,944 13,202,398
TOTAL NONSUBURBAN CITIES: 98,399 447.7 999 4.5 9,640 43.9 19,764 89.9 67,996 309.4 858,831 3,907.3 189,848 863.7 632,682 2,878.4 36,301 165.2 3,583 21,979,989
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 36,568 531.7 384 5.6 3,233 47.0 10,050 146.1 22,901 333.0 302,616 4,400.0 66,588 968.2 221,714 3,223.7 14,314 208.1 195 6,877,600
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 30,780 456.0 290 4.3 3,049 45.2 6,031 89.4 21,410 317.2 283,522 4,200.7 62,912 932.1 209,645 3,106.2 10,965 162.5 439 6,749,349
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 31,051 371.7 325 3.9 3,358 40.2 3,683 44.1 23,685 283.5 272,693 3,264.6 60,348 722.5 201,323 2,410.2 11,022 132.0 2,949 8,353,040

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