Table 23

 

Offense Analysis
Number and Percent Change, 2003-2004
[12,720 agencies; 2004 estimated population 240,056,595]

Classification Number of
offenses
2004
Percent
change over
2003
Percent
distribution1
Average
value
Murder 12,423 +6.7 -  
Forcible rape 75,569 +5.3 -  
Robbery:        
Total 301,040 * 100.0 $1,308
Street/highway 128,832 -5.6 42.8 923
Commercial house 44,245 +3.9 14.7 1,529
Gas or service station 8,168 -7.4 2.7 1,749
Convenience store 18,486 -5.2 6.1 653
Residence 41,635 +11.4 13.8 1,488
Bank 7,330 +14.6 2.4 4,221
Miscellaneous 52,344 +5.1 17.4 1,682
Burglary :        
Total 1,709,322 +5.3 100.0 1,642
Residence (dwelling): 1,123,305 +6.0 65.7 1,607
Night 323,266 +2.7 18.9 1,302
Day 531,139 +9.0 31.1 1,690
Unknown 268,900 +4.5 15.7 1,808
Nonresidence (store, office, etc.): 586,017 +3.9 34.3 1,708
Night 245,267 +1.8 14.3 1,475
Day 177,761 +6.6 10.4 1,738
Unknown 162,989 +4.4 9.5 2,026
Larceny-theft (except motor vehicle theft):        
Total 5,598,224 +0.4 100.0 727
By type:        
Pocket-picking 24,081 -16.8 0.4 360
Purse-snatching 34,172 +12.9 0.6 416
Shoplifting 814,435 +5.1 14.5 156
From motor vehicles (except accessories) 1,418,899 +2.4 25.3 697
Motor vehicle accessories 604,582 +11.6 10.8 428
Bicycles 201,599 -18.9 3.6 240
From buildings 694,985 -6.9 12.4 1,106
From coin-operated machines 37,063 +3.1 0.7 244
All others 1,768,408 -1.0 31.6 1,045
By value:        
Over $200 2,188,226 +1.3 39.1 1,778
$50 to $200 1,261,075 -3.4 22.5 111
Under $50 2,148,923 +1.8 38.4 19
Motor vehicle theft 1,026,063 +9.8 - 6,108

1 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.

* Less than one-tenth of 1 percent.

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