Table 21

Robbery
by State, Types of Weapons, 2009
State Total
robberies1
Firearms Knives or
cutting
instruments
Other
weapons
Strong-
arm
Agency
count
Population
Alabama 2,462 1,384 156 172 750 299 2,855,069
Alaska 652 169 45 56 382 34 689,711
Arizona 8,060 3,671 787 816 2,786 94 6,476,531
Arkansas 2,508 1,211 146 260 891 235 2,633,889
California 63,867 19,820 5,647 5,810 32,590 724 36,754,564
Colorado 3,317 1,190 332 459 1,336 216 4,821,337
Connecticut 3,990 1,445 393 299 1,853 103 3,518,288
Delaware 1,669 755 127 136 651 54 884,338
District of Columbia 4,389 1,860 221 218 2,090 2 599,657
Florida 30,881 13,668 1,938 2,732 12,543 593 18,514,171
Georgia 12,333 7,582 506 1,032 3,213 409 7,902,755
Hawaii 959 110 91 84 674 3 1,150,076
Idaho 243 101 15 33 94 105 1,522,656
Illinois2 596 262 40 57 237 1 157,943
Indiana 7,101 3,434 425 567 2,675 285 5,354,545
Iowa 1,178 322 114 107 635 193 2,752,632
Kansas 1,454 763 111 108 472 135 1,684,577
Kentucky 3,517 1,523 276 393 1,325 331 4,037,846
Louisiana 5,579 3,217 287 365 1,710 156 3,845,020
Maine 399 77 50 39 233 167 1,318,301
Maryland 8,257 3,810 746 420 3,281 152 5,034,143
Massachusetts 7,038 1,756 1,411 755 3,116 323 5,967,910
Michigan 12,280 6,148 607 1,046 4,479 583 9,733,340
Minnesota 3,574 1,120 237 574 1,643 304 5,063,535
Mississippi 2,303 1,329 129 238 607 114 1,862,360
Missouri 7,291 3,859 389 587 2,456 569 5,590,125
Montana 215 52 24 53 86 99 965,182
Nebraska 1,209 588 91 78 452 214 1,614,761
Nevada 5,996 2,286 518 501 2,691 38 2,593,832
New Hampshire 431 85 72 66 208 151 1,160,414
New Jersey 11,573 3,598 942 760 6,273 567 8,596,265
New Mexico 1,746 756 186 145 659 77 1,702,917
New York 9,410 2,797 1,062 1,075 4,476 542 10,757,201
North Carolina 11,165 6,130 735 916 3,384 360 8,345,557
North Dakota 104 24 15 17 48 84 613,406
Ohio 16,905 6,963 796 1,586 7,560 457 9,476,128
Oklahoma 3,320 1,580 248 242 1,250 305 3,530,985
Oregon 2,413 554 269 217 1,373 158 3,767,402
Pennsylvania 17,133 7,243 1,102 1,033 7,755 1,121 11,653,125
Rhode Island 786 229 107 99 351 49 1,053,209
South Carolina 5,482 3,058 382 476 1,566 427 4,256,280
South Dakota 107 24 17 8 58 116 706,921
Tennessee 9,594 5,692 609 738 2,555 450 6,137,723
Texas 37,955 19,036 3,020 3,106 12,793 1,008 24,686,445
Utah 1,295 413 142 128 612 122 2,747,172
Vermont 109 36 21 14 38 77 605,536
Virginia 5,848 3,107 407 613 1,721 396 7,699,105
Washington 6,423 1,713 504 591 3,615 237 6,214,402
West Virginia 644 188 75 95 286 222 1,334,287
Wisconsin 4,833 2,565 250 464 1,554 371 5,539,597
Wyoming 76 32 11 4 29 64 539,500

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