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U.S. Crime - New York City (NYC) vs. Select Cities
(including rate per 100,000 inhabitants)

Federal Bureau of Investigation - 2016¹ Uniform Crime Report (UCR)

 
     
     
  Estimated
Population

Violent
Crime
Murder
Rape² Robbery Aggravated
Assault
Property
Crime
Burglary Larceny
and Theft
Motor
Vehicle
Theft
 
  New York City NYC)
8,566,917
49,124
335
2,372
15,544
30,873
125,278
12,041
106,868
6,369
 
  Rate per 100,000 inhabitants
354.9
3.3
19.6
121.2
210.9
1,356.7
166.0
1,101.3
89.4
 
     
  Los Angeles, CA
4,007,905
28,817
293
2,343
10,307
15,874
99,151
15,821
64,739
18,591
 
  Rate per 100,000 inhabitants
476.7
5.1
37.2
166.9
267.5
2,386.2

434.5

1,532.0
419.7
 
     
  Chicago, IL
2,725,153
30,126
765
1,589
11,957
15,815
86,960
14,258
61,229
11,473
 
  Rate per 100,000 inhabitants
443.0
10.2
33.2
166.8
232.8
2,081.6
330.7
1,563.4
187.4
 
     
  Houston, TX
2,334,348
23,960
301
1,210
9,962
12,487
100,856
18,488
69,630
12,738
 
  Rate per 100,000 inhabitants
578.2
7.2
39.9
215.5
315.6
2,923.8
548.2
2,035.1
340.5
 
     
  Philadelphia, PA
1,570,826
15,534
273
1,259
6,199
7,803
49,334
6,985
36,856
5,493
 
  Rate per 100,000 inhabitants
446.5
7.9
33.7
162.8
242.1
2,172.1
334.0
1,672.4
165.8
 
     
  San Antonio, TX
1,498,642
10,754
149
1,190
2,232
7,183
77,786
12,235
58,318
7,233
 
  Rate per 100,000 inhabitants
526.4
7.7
65.8
104.9
348.0
4,081.9
663.3
3,055.2
363.3
 
     
  San Diego, CA
1,413,414
5,332
50
572
1,387
3,323
28,624
4,743
18,042
5,839
 
  Rate per 100,000 inhabitants
330.4
3.0
32.8
83.7
210.8
1,850.1
313.2
1,204.5
332.4
 
     
  San Jose, CA
1,041,844
3,887
47
451
1,214
2,175
24,749
4,260
12,786
7,703
 
  Rate per 100,000 inhabitants
280.1
2.9
33.0
82.6
161.6
2,176.5
384.7
1,286.3
505.5
 
     
  Austin, TX
956,911
3,903
39
751
1,048
2,065
33,545
5,232
26,125
2,188
 
  Rate per 100,000 inhabitants
316.9
3.4
57.4
68.7
187.4
2,555.2
421.9
1,968.3

165.1

 
     
  Indianapolis, IN
866,351
11,907
148
684
3,976
7,099
41,540
10,209
26,335
4,996
 
  Rate per 100,000 inhabitants
713.4
9.2
46.8
218.9
438.5
3,206.9
665.1
2,202.8
339.0
 
     
  Jacksonville, FL
880,557
5,504
106
517
1,463
3,418
31,538
5,851
22,660
3,027
 
  Rate per 100,000 inhabitants
478.9
8.5
47.3
114.1
309.1
2,894.3
556.2
2,092.3
245.8
 
     
  San Fransisco, CA
871,155
6,190
57
342
3,175
2,616
47,402
4,978
36,991
5,433
 
  Rate per 100,000 inhabitants
477.7
5.1
33.9
223.2
215.5
3,348.1
458.6
2,287.9
601.6
 
                         
  Charleston, SC
135,153
408
11
44
107
246
3,359
417
2,681
261
 
  Rate per 100,000 inhabitants
418.1
9.4
33.1
87.9
287.8
2,845.9
481.3
2,107.4
257.2
 
  Estimated
Population

Violent
Crime
Murder
Rape² Robbery Aggravated
Assault
Property
Crime
Burglary Larceny
and Theft
Motor
Vehicle
Theft
 
     
  Notes:
¹2016 Population figures are FBI estimates based on provisional data from the U.S. Census Bureau.
²The rape figures in this table are an aggregate total of the data submitted using both the revised and legacy Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) definitions.
 
 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 
 

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Source:
Federal Bureau of Investigations. Uniform Crime Reports UCR) - 2016 - Table 4

 
     
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