National US Crime Rate Statistics Map
US Violent Crime Statistics
According to the FBI's national crime statistics, 1.2 million violent crimes were committed in the United States in 2012 – about the same as were committed in the US in 2011. These violent crimes include such crimes as murder, rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. All saw increases nationally between 2011 and 2012.
US Property Crime Statistics
US crime statistics also report that overall property crimes saw a drop between 2011 and 2012, dropping from 8.9 million to 8.8 million in 2012. Property crimes include larceny, burglary and motor vehicle thefts. The rate of burglaries decreased the most, dropping by 3.42% since 2011. The rate of motor vehicle thefts increased by 0.93%, to 715,575 in 2012 from 708,461 in 2011
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