Table 23

Offense Analysis
Number and Percent Change, 2008–2009
[14,066 agencies; 2009 estimated population 267,639,320]
Classification   Number of offenses 2009 Percent change from 2008 Percent distribution1 Average value
Murder 12,648 -6.0 -
Forcible rape 74,223 -2.8 -
Robbery: Total 332,805 -7.7 100.0 $1,244
Robbery by location: Street/highway 142,395 -8.4 42.8 877
Commercial house 45,580 -8.2 13.7 1,772
Gas or service station 8,045 -12.9 2.4 863
Convenience store 17,899 -9.7 5.4 704
Residence 56,409 -4.2 16.9 1,683
Bank 7,189 -2.3 2.2 4,029
Miscellaneous 55,288 -7.9 16.6 1,175
Burglary: Total 1,919,612 -1.4 100.0 2,096
Burglary by location: Residence (dwelling): 1,393,152 +1.8 72.6 2,163
Residence Night 388,558 +2.0 20.2 1,688
Residence Day 714,176 +1.4 37.2 2,261
Residence Unknown 290,418 +2.6 15.1 2,559
Nonresidence (store, office, etc.): 526,460 -9.2 27.4 1,919
Nonresidence Night 222,294 -7.9 11.6 1,628
Nonresidence Day 175,053 -11.0 9.1 1,869
Nonresidence Unknown 129,113 -8.7 6.7 2,486
Larceny-theft (except motor vehicle theft): Total 5,462,598 -3.7 100.0 864
Larceny-theft by type: Pocket-picking 22,952 -2.3 0.4 504
Purse-snatching 26,281 -8.8 0.5 445
Shoplifting 990,636 +7.9 18.1 181
From motor vehicles (except accessories) 1,488,948 +1.2 27.3 742
Motor vehicle accessories 494,083 -10.0 9.0 530
Bicycles 183,028 -4.2 3.4 318
From buildings 606,913 -6.4 11.1 1,234
From coin-operated machines 22,482 -3.2 0.4 364
All others 1,627,275 -10.6 29.8 1,433
Larceny-theft by value: Over $200 2,442,404 -4.5 44.7 1,862
$50 to $200 1,244,467 -1.4 22.8 110
Under $50 1,775,727 -4.1 32.5 18
Motor vehicle theft 693,428 -17.0 - 6,505

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