Table 18

Rate: Number of Crimes per 100,000 Inhabitants
by Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties1 by Population Group, 2009
Population group Population
range
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
METROPOLITAN COUNTIES 100,000 and over 141,717 359.4 1,655 4.2 8,611 21.8 39,438 100.0 92,013 233.4 1,004,590 2,548.0 259,109 657.2 656,141 1,664.2 89,340 226.6 148 39,427,006
25,000 to 99,999 44,649 205.0 567 2.6 4,985 22.9 5,210 23.9 33,887 155.6 374,638 1,720.0 117,800 540.8 231,926 1,064.8 24,912 114.4 416 21,781,217
Under 25,000 16,035 353.9 172 3.8 1,651 36.4 2,156 47.6 12,056 266.1 117,840 2,601.1 30,473 672.6 70,346 1,552.8 17,021 375.7 1,104 4,530,358
NONMETROPOLITAN COUNTIES 25,000 and over 22,857 206.6 345 3.1 2,419 21.9 2,269 20.5 17,824 161.1 181,434 1,640.2 65,856 595.4 104,027 940.4 11,551 104.4 283 11,061,471
10,000 to 24,999 15,051 168.0 302 3.4 1,649 18.4 1,050 11.7 12,050 134.5 121,688 1,358.7 42,830 478.2 71,024 793.0 7,834 87.5 558 8,956,284
Under 10,000 8,369 230.3 149 4.1 1,321 36.3 363 10.0 6,536 179.8 58,185 1,601.0 19,595 539.2 33,978 934.9 4,612 126.9 1,295 3,634,310

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