The United States Census office puts out a report each year that features crime rate statistics by state and type of crime in North America. These figures are per 100,000 residents. These are serious crimes that have been reported to local law enforcement agencies. There are other agencies that put out their own list of crime statistics. You can find this information going going to the Census Department's website. These crimes include violent crime such as murder, forcible rape and aggravated assaults. They also feature statistics for property crime that includes vehicle thefts, larceny and burglaries.