Number of forcible rape cases in the U.S. in 2017, by state

Total number of forcible rape cases reported in the United States in 2017, by state

Number of forcible rape cases in the U.S. in 2017, by state This statistic shows the number of forcible rape cases reported in the United States in 2017, by state. In 2017, the federal state of California was ranked first with 14,721 reported cases of rape.
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Total number of forcible rape cases reported in the United States in 2017, by state

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Number of forcible rapes
California 14,721
Texas 14,470
Florida 7,940
Michigan 7,031
New York 6,324
Ohio 5,859
Illinois 5,556
Pennsylvania 4,201
Colorado 3,858
Arizona 3,581
Washington 3,255
Tennessee 2,934
Virginia 2,862
Missouri 2,729
Georgia 2,718
North Carolina 2,715
Indiana 2,625
South Carolina 2,504
Minnesota 2,385
Massachusetts 2,197
Oklahoma 2,142
Wisconsin 2,139
Arkansas 2,053
Alabama 2,028
Oregon 1,999
Nevada 1,890
Louisiana 1,867
Utah 1,697
Maryland 1,691
Kentucky 1,661
Kansas 1,627
New Mexico 1,259
Iowa 1,234
Nebraska 1,191
Mississippi 1,091
Alaska 863
Connecticut 837
West Virginia 795
Idaho 707
New Hampshire 663
Montana 613
South Dakota 595
Hawaii 567
Maine 473
Rhode Island 445
District of Columbia 444
North Dakota 399
Delaware 334
Wyoming 263
Vermont 218
Number of forcible rapes
California 14,721
Texas 14,470
Florida 7,940
Michigan 7,031
New York 6,324
Ohio 5,859
Illinois 5,556
Pennsylvania 4,201
Colorado 3,858
Arizona 3,581
Washington 3,255
Tennessee 2,934
Virginia 2,862
Missouri 2,729
Georgia 2,718
North Carolina 2,715
Indiana 2,625
South Carolina 2,504
Minnesota 2,385
Massachusetts 2,197
Oklahoma 2,142
Wisconsin 2,139
Arkansas 2,053
Alabama 2,028
Oregon 1,999
Nevada 1,890
Louisiana 1,867
Utah 1,697
Maryland 1,691
Kentucky 1,661
Kansas 1,627
New Mexico 1,259
Iowa 1,234
Nebraska 1,191
Mississippi 1,091
Alaska 863
Connecticut 837
West Virginia 795
Idaho 707
New Hampshire 663
Montana 613
South Dakota 595
Hawaii 567
Maine 473
Rhode Island 445
District of Columbia 444
North Dakota 399
Delaware 334
Wyoming 263
Vermont 218
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This statistic shows the number of forcible rape cases reported in the United States in 2017, by state. In 2017, the federal state of California was ranked first with 14,721 reported cases of rape.
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Release date
September 2018
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United States
Survey time period
2017
Supplementary notes
The revised UCR definition of rape is: 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. Attempts or assaults to commit rape are also included in the statistics presented here; however, statutory rape and incest are excluded.
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