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Rape Rate
Year: 2009; Ordered: by value; Region: 100 Largest MSAs

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Scale Range: 9.3 – 67.0

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1: Colorado Springs, CO 67.0 Barchart image
2: Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR 53.3 Barchart image
3: Wichita, KS 52.3 Barchart image
4: Albuquerque, NM 48.8 Barchart image
5: Denver-Aurora, CO 48.0 Barchart image
6: Columbus, OH 46.3 Barchart image
7: Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 45.1 Barchart image
8: Tulsa, OK 44.8 Barchart image
9: Springfield, MA 44.7 Barchart image
10: Akron, OH 44.4 Barchart image
11: Salt Lake City, UT 42.7 Barchart image
12: Memphis, TN-MS-AR 42.6 Barchart image
13: Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 42.5 Barchart image
14: San Antonio, TX 41.9 Barchart image
15: Des Moines, IA 41.8 Barchart image
16: Oklahoma City, OK 40.9 Barchart image
17: Jackson, MS 40.2 Barchart image
18: Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 39.4 Barchart image
19: Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 39.2 Barchart image
20: Columbia, SC 38.8 Barchart image
21: Birmingham-Hoover, AL 38.3 Barchart image
22: Dayton, OH 37.4 Barchart image
23: Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA 36.7 Barchart image
24: Toledo, OH 35.1 Barchart image
25: Orlando, FL 35.0 Barchart image
26: Boise City-Nampa, ID 35.0 Barchart image
27: Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 34.4 Barchart image
28: Kansas City, MO-KS 34.0 Barchart image
29: Knoxville, TN 33.9 Barchart image
30: Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 33.1 Barchart image
31: Charleston-North Charleston, SC 33.0 Barchart image
32: Indianapolis, IN 32.7 Barchart image
33: Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN 32.7 Barchart image
34: Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 32.3 Barchart image
35: Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 32.1 Barchart image
36: Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 32.1 Barchart image
37: Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 32.0 Barchart image
38: Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 31.7 Barchart image
39: Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 31.4 Barchart image
40: El Paso, TX 30.8 Barchart image
41: Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 30.1 Barchart image
42: Tucson, AZ 29.5 Barchart image
43: Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA 29.3 Barchart image
44: Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX 29.3 Barchart image
45: Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 29.3 Barchart image
46: Louisville, KY-IN 28.7 Barchart image
47: McAllen-Edinburg-Pharr, TX 28.4 Barchart image
48: Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC 28.4 Barchart image
49: Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 27.9 Barchart image
50: Honolulu, HI 26.8 Barchart image
51: Austin-Round Rock, TX 26.7 Barchart image
52: Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice, FL 26.3 Barchart image
53: Ogden-Clearfield, UT 26.3 Barchart image
54: San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 25.7 Barchart image
55: Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 25.7 Barchart image
56: Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL 25.5 Barchart image
57: Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 25.4 Barchart image
58: Bakersfield, CA 25.2 Barchart image
59: Jacksonville, FL 25.0 Barchart image
60: San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 24.8 Barchart image
61: Chattanooga, TN-GA 24.8 Barchart image
62: New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 23.9 Barchart image
63: Modesto, CA 23.6 Barchart image
64: Worcester, MA 23.3 Barchart image
65: Rochester, NY 23.2 Barchart image
66: Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Tonawanda, NY 23.2 Barchart image
67: Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 22.1 Barchart image
68: Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, PA 21.8 Barchart image
69: Syracuse, NY 21.8 Barchart image
70: Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 21.7 Barchart image
71: Stockton, CA 21.7 Barchart image
72: San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 21.7 Barchart image
73: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 21.3 Barchart image
74: Greensboro-High Point, NC 21.2 Barchart image
75: Baltimore-Towson, MD 20.5 Barchart image
76: Baton Rouge, LA 20.3 Barchart image
77: Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 20.2 Barchart image
78: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 20.0 Barchart image
79: Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 19.9 Barchart image
80: Provo-Orem, UT 19.5 Barchart image
81: Fresno, CA 19.4 Barchart image
82: Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 19.4 Barchart image
83: Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 19.2 Barchart image
84: Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 18.9 Barchart image
85: Pittsburgh, PA 18.4 Barchart image
86: New Haven-Milford, CT 18.0 Barchart image
87: Lancaster, PA 17.9 Barchart image
88: Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 17.5 Barchart image
89: Raleigh-Cary, NC 17.1 Barchart image
90: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 16.7 Barchart image
91: Richmond, VA 16.1 Barchart image
92: Madison, WI 15.1 Barchart image
93: Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 14.5 Barchart image
94: Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 12.2 Barchart image
95: New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 9.3 Barchart image
96: Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI
97: Greenville, SC
98: Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI
99: Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC
100: St. Louis, MO-IL

Definition: Number of Forcible Rapes Per 100,000 People

Notes: Crime rates are not available for all metro areas.  The FBI cautions that, "Any comparisons of crime among different locales should take into consideration relevant factors in addition to the area's crime statistics." For more details, see: http://www2.fbi.gov/ucr/cius2009/about/variables_affecting_crime.html

Source: 2009 FBI Uniform Crime Reporting Program