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Table 228.25. Number of nonfatal victimizations against students ages 12–18 and rate of victimization per 1,000 students, by type of victimization, location, and selected student characteristics: 2012
[Standard errors appear in parentheses]
Location and student characteristic Number of nonfatal victimizations Rate of victimization per 1,000 students
Total Theft Violent Total Theft Violent
All violent Serious
violent1
All violent Serious
violent1
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
At school2                                             
Total 1,364,900 (82,050) 615,600   (51,440) 749,200   (90,250) 89,000   (23,850) 52.4 (3.01) 23.6   (1.93) 28.8   (3.31) 3.4   (0.91)
                                             
Sex                                            
Male 802,800 (60,030) 345,600   (36,940) 457,200   (65,600) 69,800 ! (20,640) 59.8 (4.24) 25.7   (2.68) 34.1   (4.63) 5.2 ! (1.52)
Female 562,000 (48,800) 270,000   (32,130) 292,000   (49,360) 19,300 ! (9,890) 44.5 (3.71) 21.4   (2.49) 23.1   (3.76) 1.5 ! (0.78)
                                             
Age                                            
12–14 807,200 (60,220) 278,500   (32,690) 528,700   (72,020) 69,800 ! (20,650) 64.7 (4.56) 22.3   (2.56) 42.4   (5.42) 5.6 ! (1.63)
15–18 557,700 (48,580) 337,200   (36,430) 220,500   (41,410) 19,200 ! (9,870) 41.1 (3.44) 24.8   (2.62) 16.2   (2.96) 1.4 ! (0.72)
                                             
Race/ethnicity3                                            
White 756,400 (57,970) 306,900   (34,540) 449,500   (64,890) 20,400 ! (10,200) 53.3 (3.89) 21.6   (2.38) 31.7   (4.35) 1.4 ! (0.72)
Black 223,100 (28,870) 134,400   (21,800) 88,700   (23,800)   (†) 55.2 (6.81) 33.3   (5.24) 21.9   (5.70)   (†)
Hispanic 294,400 (33,740) 125,900   (21,030) 168,500   (35,080) 63,800 ! (19,580) 50.7 (5.55) 21.7   (3.55) 29.0   (5.78) 11.0 ! (3.31)
Other 91,000 (17,620) 48,400   (12,550) 42,600   (15,480) 4,900 ! (4,690) 45.4 (8.47) 24.1   (6.13) 21.2   (7.50) 2.4 ! (2.33)
                                             
Urbanicity4                                            
Urban 480,000 (44,560) 187,300   (26,190) 292,700   (49,430) 69,800 ! (20,640) 62.4 (5.48) 24.4   (3.32) 38.0   (6.07) 9.1 ! (2.64)
Suburban 758,900 (58,090) 363,700   (38,030) 395,200   (59,770) 16,800 ! (9,140) 53.7 (3.92) 25.8   (2.63) 28.0   (4.04) 1.2 ! (0.65)
Rural 125,900 (21,040) 64,600   (14,640) 61,400   (19,140) 2,500 ! (3,300) 29.7 (4.83) 15.2   (3.41) 14.5   (4.41) 0.6 ! (0.78)
                                             
Household income                                            
Less than $15,000 202,000 (27,320) 52,700   (13,130) 149,300   (32,580) 3,800 ! (4,080) 90.9 (11.44) 23.7   (5.79) 67.2   (13.55) 1.7 ! (1.83)
$15,000–29,999 206,400 (27,640) 59,000   (13,940) 147,500   (32,330) 5,900 ! (5,170) 63.3 (8.04) 18.1   (4.21) 45.2   (9.34) 1.8 ! (1.58)
$30,000–49,999 265,000 (31,800) 129,100   (21,330) 135,900   (30,760) 15,800 ! (8,850) 62.3 (7.09) 30.4   (4.88) 32.0   (6.91) 3.7 ! (2.07)
$50,000–74,999 193,900 (26,700) 100,800   (18,630) 93,100   (24,490) 46,800 ! (16,350) 54.4 (7.16) 28.3   (5.10) 26.1   (6.62) 13.1 ! (4.49)
$75,000 or more 344,600 (36,880) 213,400   (28,160) 131,300   (30,120)   (†) 47.9 (4.91) 29.7   (3.81) 18.3   (4.06)   (†)
Not reported 152,900 (23,400) 60,600   (14,150) 92,200   (24,360) 16,800 ! (9,150) 27.4 (4.10) 10.9   (2.51) 16.6   (4.25) 3.0 ! (1.63)
                                             
Away from school                                            
Total 991,200 (67,920) 470,800   (44,070) 520,400   (71,280) 169,900   (35,260) 38.0 (2.52) 18.1   (1.66) 20.0   (2.64) 6.5   (1.33)
                                             
Sex                                            
Male 598,700 (50,610) 275,500   (32,490) 323,300   (52,630) 117,800   (28,220) 44.6 (3.62) 20.5   (2.37) 24.1   (3.76) 8.8   (2.06)
Female 392,500 (39,710) 195,300   (26,810) 197,100   (38,640) 52,100   (17,400) 31.1 (3.05) 15.5   (2.09) 15.6   (2.97) 4.1   (1.36)
                                             
Age                                            
12–14 460,200 (43,490) 225,800   (29,070) 234,300   (43,010) 78,500   (22,130) 36.9 (3.37) 18.1   (2.29) 18.8   (3.33) 6.3   (1.75)
15–18 531,000 (47,220) 245,000   (30,420) 286,100   (48,730) 91,500   (24,240) 39.1 (3.35) 18.1   (2.20) 21.1   (3.46) 6.7   (1.76)
                                             
Race/ethnicity3                                            
White 568,200 (49,100) 249,000   (30,700) 319,200   (52,210) 98,100   (25,280) 40.0 (3.33) 17.5   (2.12) 22.5   (3.54) 6.9   (1.75)
Black 158,200 (23,850) 86,000   (17,090) 72,200   (21,060) 32,600 ! (13,280) 39.1 (5.70) 21.3   (4.15) 17.9   (5.07) 8.1 ! (3.24)
Hispanic 188,100 (26,250) 104,200   (18,970) 83,800   (23,020) 26,400 ! (11,780) 32.4 (4.39) 17.9   (3.21) 14.4   (3.87) 4.5 ! (2.01)
Other 76,800 (16,070) 31,600   (10,010) 45,200 ! (16,020) 12,900 ! (7,900) 38.3 (7.77) 15.7   (4.92) 22.5 ! (7.75) 6.4 ! (3.90)
                                             
Urbanicity4                                            
Urban 257,800 (31,300) 132,700   (21,650) 125,100   (29,250) 54,400   (17,850) 33.5 (3.94) 17.3   (2.77) 16.3   (3.69) 7.1   (2.29)
Suburban 590,800 (50,220) 277,900   (32,650) 312,900   (51,560) 88,300   (23,730) 41.8 (3.42) 19.7   (2.27) 22.2   (3.51) 6.3   (1.66)
Rural 142,600 (22,520) 60,200   (14,100) 82,400   (22,790) 27,200 ! (11,990) 33.7 (5.16) 14.2   (3.28) 19.5   (5.22) 6.4 ! (2.80)
                                             
Household income                                            
Less than $15,000 158,900 (23,910) 66,400   (14,860) 92,500   (24,410) 53,400 ! (17,640) 71.5 (10.16) 29.9   (6.52) 41.6   (10.42) 24.0 ! (7.68)
$15,000–29,999 142,500 (22,520) 63,300   (14,480) 79,200   (22,260) 25,200 ! (11,490) 43.7 (6.65) 19.4   (4.36) 24.3   (6.59) 7.7 ! (3.48)
$30,000–49,999 201,200 (27,250) 86,800   (17,180) 114,400   (27,710) 39,000 ! (14,720) 47.3 (6.15) 20.4   (3.97) 26.9   (6.26) 9.2 ! (3.41)
$50,000–74,999 152,500 (23,370) 81,500   (16,600) 71,000   (20,850) 17,500 ! (9,370) 42.8 (6.32) 22.9   (4.57) 19.9   (5.68) 4.9 ! (2.61)
$75,000 or more 180,000 (25,610) 111,500   (19,680) 68,500   (20,420) 18,700 ! (9,730) 25.0 (3.48) 15.5   (2.70) 9.5   (2.79) 2.6 ! (1.35)
Not reported 156,100 (23,680) 61,400   (14,240) 94,800   (24,760) 16,100 ! (8,940) 28.0 (4.14) 11.0   (2.53) 17.0   (4.32) 2.9 ! (1.60)
—Not available.
†Not applicable.
!Interpret data with caution. Estimate based on 10 or fewer sample cases, or the coefficient of variation is greater than 50 percent.
‡Reporting standards not met. There are too few cases for a reliable estimate.
1 Serious violent victimization is also included under all violent victimization.
2 "At school" includes inside the school building, on school property, on a school bus, or on the way to and from school.
3 Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. "Other" includes Asians, Pacific Islanders, American Indians/Alaska Natives, and persons of two or more races.
4 Refers to the Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) status of the respondent's household as defined in 2000 by the U.S. Census Bureau. Categories include "central city of an MSA (Urban)," "in MSA but not in central city (Suburban)," and "not MSA (Rural)."
NOTE: Serious violent victimization includes the crimes of rape, sexual assault, robbery, and aggravated assault. All violent victimization includes the serious violent crimes as well as simple assault. Theft includes attempted and completed purse-snatching, completed pickpocketing, and all attempted and completed thefts, with the exception of motor vehicle thefts. Theft does not include robbery, which involves the threat or use of force and is classified as a violent crime. Total victimization includes theft and violent crimes. Data in this table are from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS); due to differences in time coverage and administration between the NCVS and the School Crime Supplement (SCS) to the NCVS, data in this table cannot be compared with data in tables that are based on the SCS. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding and missing data on student characteristics. The population size for students ages 12-18 was 26,052,400 in 2012.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), 2012. (This table was prepared August 2013.)
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