Crime Rate by State, 2013

(rate per 100,000 inhabitants)

The following table lists the violent crime, murder, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault crime rate of each state in the United States during 2013.

State Violent
crime
(total)
Murder
Rape 1
Robbery Aggravated
Assault
Ala. 418.1 7.2 42.3 96.2 285.2
Alaska 602.6 4.6 125.4 84.9 425.5
Ariz. 405.8 5.4 46.0 101.1 263.9
Ark. 445.7 5.4 48.1 76.3 330.5
Calif. 396.2 4.6 23.3 139.9 232.3
Colo. 291.2 3.4 55.7 59.8 189.1
Conn. 254.5 2.4 26.6 98.2 135.4
Del. 479.1 4.2 41.0 132.4 313.7
DC 1,281.9 15.9 61.1 630.8 592.5
Fla. 460.0 5.0 34.6 118.7 312.3
Ga. 359.7 5.6 25.8 125.0 209.3
Hawaii 245.3 1.5 27.4 80.6 142.2
Idaho 204.7 1.7 40.6 13.6 161.0
Ill. 372.5 5.5 33.1 137.6 204.0
Ind. 349.9 5.4 32.6 108.2 211.3
Iowa 260.9 1.4 35.0 30.4 204.6
Kans. 327.5 3.9 41.3 46.6 248.1
Ky. 198.8 3.8 36.7 73.9 95.5
La. 510.4 10.8 35.0 119.9 352.8
Maine 121.6 1.8 33.7 25.2 68.7
Md. 467.8 6.4 25.8 169.5 272.0
Mass. 404.0 2.0 40.6 100.2 270.5
Mich. 429.8 6.4 66.6 102.1 274.8
Minn. 223.2 2.1 37.0 67.8 127.5
Miss. 267.4 6.5 31.1 80.5 156.5
Mo. 422.0 6.1 37.8 90.7 298.7
Mont. 240.7 2.2 40.4 20.1 190.2
Nebr. 252.2 3.1 42.9 55.7 160.5
Nev. 591.2 5.8 50.8 185.8 360.6
N.H. 199.6 1.7 51.8 49.0 112.7
N.J. 285.6 4.5 12.6 135.8 135.6
N.M. 596.7 6.0 70.3 86.8 449.9
N.Y. 389.8 3.3 17.1 138.6 234.7
N.C. 336.6 4.8 24.1 94.9 218.4
N.D. 256.3 2.2 45.6 22.4 199.9
Ohio 275.7 3.9 34.9 124.2 123.2
Okla. 428.1 5.1 56.6 78.7 300.8
Ore. 242.9 2.0 48.3 61.0 142.7
Pa. 326.6 4.7 29.5 115.6 185.7
R.I. 244.6 2.9 41.8 65.0 147.4
S.C. 494.8 6.2 45.5 83.2 373.6
S.D. 298.7 2.4 59.1 18.8 236.2
Tenn. 579.7 5.0 36.2 112.5 436.9
Tex. 399.8 4.3 36.9 120.2 246.9
Utah 209.2 1.7 49.0 42.8 130.4
Vt. 144.9 1.6 20.7 11.6 87.1
Va. 187.9 3.8 27.4 55.3 109.7
Wash. 277.9 2.3 36.9 83.5 166.4
W. Va. 289.7 3.3 35.2 35.1 226.7
Wis. 271.1 2.8 29.4 84.2 161.6
Wyo. 197.7 2.9 32.1 12.9 157.2
1Revised 2013 UCR definition of rape: Penetration, no matter how slight, of the vagina or anus with any body part or object, or oral penetration by a sex organ of another person, without the consent of the victim.
Source: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Crime in the United States, 2013 Web: http://www.fbi.gov .
Crime Rate by State, 2013

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