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Crime Rates for Selected Large Cities, 2005

(offenses known to the police per 100,000 inhabitants)

The following table gives the crime rate for cities with a population of 100,000 and higher. Included is the overall crime rate, as well as the rate for murder, forcible rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, larceny, and motor vehicle theft.

City ranked by
population size, 20051
Crime
index,
total
Violent crime Property crime
Murder Forcible
rape
Robbery Aggravated
assault
Burglary Larceny-
theft
Motor
vehicle
theft
New York, N.Y. 2,675 6.6 17.4 305 344 286 1,490 226
Los Angeles, Calif. 1 3,851 12.6 28.5 356 423 584 1,704 742
Chicago, Ill. (2) 15.6 (2) 556 624 881 2,902 783
Houston, Tex 7,060 16.3 42.6 544 570 1,346 3,543 998
Philadelphia, Pa. 5,569 25.6 69.5 684 688 744 2,583 775
Phoenix, Ariz. 7,094 15.0 36.4 289 389 1,109 3,583 1,673
Las Vegas, Nev. 5,582 11.3 48.1 273 412 1,121 2,161 1,557
San Diego, Calif. 4,152 4.0 29.6 146 339 587 1,935 1,111
San Antonio, Tex. 7,082 6.8 47.2 171 412 1,143 4,826 475
Dallas, Tex. 8,484 16.4 45.7 559 633 1,818 4,252 1,160
San Jose, Calif. 2,902 2.9 28.9 97 255 445 1,469 605
Honolulu, Hawaii 4,948 1.7 25.8 93 163 683 3,233 748
Detroit, Mich. 1 8,365 41.4 65.5 758 1,497 1,700 1,932 2,373
Indianapolis, Ind. 7,251 13.5 65.8 409 505 1,443 3,691 1,124
Jacksonville, Fla. 6,302 11.4 23.8 283 511 1,131 3,720 621
San Francisco, Calif. 5,373 12.8 23.0 411 352 829 2,655 1,091
Columbus, Ohio 8,367 14.1 76.3 522 237 2,015 4,406 1,097
Austin, Tex. 6,503 3.8 45.0 171 270 1,051 4,594 368
Memphis, Tenn. 10,233 20.3 59.1 658 1,124 2,336 4,813 1,223
Charlotte-Mecklenburg, N.C. 8,052 12.6 47.7 539 572 1,888 3,944 1,048
Baltimore, Md. 6,939 42.0 25.3 610 1,077 1,145 3,071 969
Louisville Metro, Ky.1,3 5,025 8.8 33.5 292 290 1,146 2,750 505
Fort Worth, Tex. 6,707 9.8 50.7 225 354 1,416 4,046 606
El Paso, Tex. 3,719 2.3 50.0 74 309 358 2,493 433
Milwaukee, Wis. 6,678 20.6 26.9 501 479 786 3,725 1,140
Seattle, Wash. 8,214 4.3 23.8 277 404 1,167 4,687 1,651
Boston, Mass. 5,759 12.9 47.2 467 791 798 2,811 831
Denver, Colo. 1 6,784 10.5 56.0 253 468 1,300 3,278 1,418
Nashville, Tenn. 8,038 17.1 61.8 438 1,096 1,158 4,649 619
Washington, DC 5,979 35.4 30.0 636 700 649 2,572 1,356
Portland, Ore. 7,680 3.7 60.1 210 440 1,133 4,773 1,060
Oklahoma City, Okla. 8,781 10.2 67.3 224 552 1,679 5,386 862
Tucson, Ariz. 6,865 10.4 71.4 318 553 969 3,710 1,233
Albuquerque, N.M. 7,116 10.8 58.1 234 649 1,171 4,220 774
Long Beach, Calif. 3,524 8.8 21.7 292 386 616 1,419 780
New Orleans, La. (4) (4) (4) (4) (4) (4) (4) (4)
Fresno, Calif. 1 6,390 10.6 32.3 277 526 905 3,492 1,148
Cleveland, Ohio 7,659 24.0 106.3 816 455 1,881 2,892 1,484
Sacramento, Calif. 6,854 11.4 37.2 441 661 1,277 2,912 1,514
Mesa, Ariz. 5,825 6.4 42.9 102 353 787 3,595 939
Kansas City, Mo. 9,233 28.1 65.9 447 919 1,659 4,823 1,293
Virginia Beach, Va. 3,251 4.3 22.4 139 89 497 2,331 169
Atlanta, Ga. 8,965 20.9 51.8 664 938 1,544 4,410 1,337
Omaha, Nebr. 5,917 7.5 48.3 165 343 768 3,659 925
Oakland, Calif. (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
Miami, Fla. 7,586 13.9 16.0 520 1,030 1,385 3,587 1,034
Tulsa, Okla. 7,806 15.0 78.4 284 916 1,706 3,842 965
Minneapolis, Minn. 7,412 12.5 106.8 687 648 1,471 3,452 1,035
Colorado Springs, Colo. 5,712 3.2 66.5 117 291 979 3,782 474
Arlington, Tex. 6,232 3.4 52.4 140 549 984 3,240 488
Wichita, Kan. 5,458 3.4 52.4 140 549 984 3,240 488
St. Louis, Mis. 13,458 37.9 79.8 857 1,431 2,085 6,614 2,354S
Santa Ana, Calif. 3,518 4.9 21.4 187 322 346 1,599 1,039A
Anaheim, Calif. 3,312 3.0 24.1 165 289 574 1,648 609R
Raleigh, N.C. 4,390 5.7 26.5 229 356 915 2,554 304
Tampa, Fla. 7,592 6.1 63.8 353 1,008 1,493 3,818 849
Cincinnati, Ohio 8,345 25.1 104.7 738 321 1,731 4,484 941T
Toledo, Ohio 8,966 9.2 58.7 444 709 2,327 4,369 1,048
Aurora, Colo. 5,594 9.5 75.4 218 318 836 3,211 927
Riverside, Calif. 5,298 3.4 38.9 233 398 860 2,810 954
Corpus Christi, TX 7,761 2.8 75.9 168 470 1,175 5,552 317
Bakersfield, Calif. 6,348 11.2 15.7 185 385 1,311 3,511 930
Buffalo, N.Y. 7,296 19.8 65.0 588 717 1,497 3,562 848
Stockton, CA 8,185 14.6 38.7 482 957 1,219 4,077 1,398
Newark, N.J. 5,530 34.5 29.5 445 495 732 1,770 2,024
St. Paul, Minn. 5,790 8.6 78.9 279 510 1,250 2,785 878
Anchorage, Alaska 4,852 5.8 81.1 139 510 646 2,987 483
Lexington, Ky. 4,394 5.6 54.8 214 276 810 2,757 278
St. Petersburg, Fla. 7,954 11.8 39.7 377 1,118 1,387 4,081 940
Mobile, Ala.5 6,210 14.0 29.6 239 184 1,534 3,761 449
1. Resident population estimated by the U.S. Census Bureau.
2. The rates for forcible rape and crime index are not shown because the forcible rape figures were not in accordance with national Uniform Crime Reporting guidelines.
3. Louisville, KY, and Jefferson County, KY, Police Departments merged forming the Louisville Metro Police Department.
4. Did not provide complete data for 12 months.
5. Mobile, Alabama, population includes a redistribution of jurisdiction with the Mobile County Sheriff's Department.
Source: U.S. FBI, Crime in the United States, annual. From Statistical Abstract of the United States, 2008.

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