Violent Crime Rate

Description: 

Number of violent crimes per 100,000 population.

Source: 

Bureau of Justice Statistics, Uniform Crime Reporting Statistics.

Methodological Notes: 

Violent crimes include murder and non-negligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault.

The murder and non-negligent homicides that occurred as a result of the events of September 11, 2001, are not included in the crime counts.