City/State Crime Rates (2016), Highest Rates in Larceny-Theft

The data is provided by the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) program.  I only used the data for 2016 in this analysis, as the 2017 data was incomplete.  Any cities that had missing values for offenses were excluded from the analysis.  Only cities with a population >= 100,000 were included in the data.  Crime rates are per 100,000 people.  The left side of the visual consists of crime rates for individual offenses (e.g. murder, robbery, arson).  The right side of the visual are offense groupings: violent crimes vs. property crimes.  Violent crimes combine murder, rape, robbery, and aggravated assault.  Property crimes combine larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, burglary, and arson.  The size of the dots on the right side of the visual pertain to county population.  To interact with this visual, click here.


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