Table 73

Full-time Law Enforcement Officers
Range in Rate per 1,000 Inhabitants
by Population Group, 2009
Rate range Total cities1
(10,127 cities; population 195,945,107)
Group I
(75 cities, 250,000 and over; population 56,942,042)
Group II
(188 cities, 100,000 to 249,999; population 27,843,405)
Group III
(439 cities, 50,000 to 99,999; population 29,972,217)
Group IV
(815 cities, 25,000 to 49,999; population 27,953,975)
Group V
(1,839 cities, 10,000 to 24,999; population 29,047,897)
Group IV
(6,771 cities, under 10,000; population 24,185,571)
.1-.5 Number 133 0 0 0 1 7 125
Percent 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.4 1.8
.6-1.0 Number 635 2 14 41 54 87 437
Percent 6.3 2.7 7.4 9.3 6.6 4.7 6.5
1.1-1.5 Number 1,904 11 64 144 236 424 1,025
Percent 18.8 14.7 34.0 32.8 29.0 23.1 15.1
1.6-2.0 Number 2,593 24 56 145 291 644 1,433
Percent 25.6 32.0 29.8 33.0 35.7 35.0 21.2
2.1-2.5 Number 1,840 16 29 70 137 364 1,224
Percent 18.2 21.3 15.4 15.9 16.8 19.8 18.1
2.6-3.0 Number 1,104 9 14 20 72 181 808
Percent 10.9 12.0 7.4 4.6 8.8 9.8 11.9
3.1-3.5 Number 657 5 5 11 15 83 538
Percent 6.5 6.7 2.7 2.5 1.8 4.5 7.9
3.6-4.0 Number 390 2 6 3 6 32 341
Percent 3.9 2.7 3.2 0.7 0.7 1.7 5.0
4.1-4.5 Number 244 2 0 4 1 10 227
Percent 2.4 2.7 0.0 0.9 0.1 0.5 3.4
4.6-5.0 Number 159 3 0 1 0 2 153
Percent 1.6 4.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.1 2.3
5.1 and over Number 468 1 0 0 2 5 460
Percent 4.6 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.3 6.8
Total cities Number 10,127 75 188 439 815 1,839 6,771
Percent2 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

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