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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: 2015
[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 841,100 (112,860) 309,100   (36,480) 531,900   (82,870) 99,000   (27,740) 32.9 (4.17) 12.1   (1.41) 20.8   (3.11) 3.9   (1.07)
                                             
Sex                                            
Male 407,200 (69,330) 152,200   (24,550) 255,000   (50,910) 62,800   (20,890) 30.9 (4.98) 11.6   (1.84) 19.4   (3.71) 4.8   (1.56)
Female 433,800 (72,320) 157,000   (24,980) 276,900   (53,730) 36,300   (14,960) 34.9 (5.47) 12.6   (1.98) 22.3   (4.14) 2.9   (1.19)
                                             
Age                                            
12-14 501,500 (79,660) 123,800   (21,920) 377,700   (65,950) 61,200   (20,560) 41.3 (6.12) 10.2   (1.79) 31.1   (5.13) 5.0   (1.67)
15-18 339,600 (61,460) 185,300   (27,380) 154,300   (36,760) 37,900 ! (15,360) 25.3 (4.35) 13.8   (2.01) 11.5   (2.66) 2.8 ! (1.13)
                                             
Race/ethnicity3                                            
White 462,900 (75,510) 175,000   (26,530) 287,900   (55,120) 45,900   (17,260) 34.3 (5.26) 13.0   (1.94) 21.3   (3.91) 3.4   (1.26)
Black 107,100 (29,150) 25,400   (9,380) 81,700   (24,600) 15,700 ! (9,140) 29.8 (7.70) 7.1   (2.59) 22.7   (6.57) 4.4 ! (2.51)
Hispanic 191,800 (42,300) 80,600   (17,350) 111,200   (29,850) 29,000 ! (13,090) 30.0 (6.26) 12.6   (2.68) 17.4   (4.50) 4.5 ! (2.02)
Other 79,200 (24,120) 28,100   (9,890) 51,100   (18,420) 8,400 ! (6,430) 38.2 (10.98) 13.5   (4.71) 24.7   (8.53) 4.1 ! (3.07)
                                             
Urbanicity4                                            
Urban 272,300 (53,150) 109,100   (20,460) 163,200   (38,110) 26,300 ! (12,360) 35.3 (6.48) 14.2   (2.62) 21.2   (4.74) 3.4 ! (1.59)
Suburban 499,100 (79,410) 169,000   (26,020) 330,100   (60,320) 67,600   (21,860) 35.9 (5.36) 12.1   (1.85) 23.7   (4.14) 4.9   (1.55)
Rural 69,600 (22,270) 31,000   (10,420) 38,600 ! (15,540) 5,200 ! (4,890) 17.6 (5.43) 7.8   (2.61) 9.7 ! (3.84) 1.3 ! (1.23)
                                             
Household income5                                            
Less than $15,000 90,000 (26,120) 42,600   (12,330) 47,300   (17,580) 9,400 ! (6,830) 36.6 (10.02) 17.3   (4.94) 19.2   (6.90) 3.8 ! (2.75)
$15,000-29,999 166,700 (38,640) 44,800   (12,660) 121,900   (31,630) 11,100 ! (7,500) 40.3 (8.75) 10.8   (3.03) 29.5   (7.26) 2.7 ! (1.80)
$30,000-49,999 150,100 (36,130) 63,200   (15,220) 86,900   (25,560) 18,900 ! (10,180) 28.3 (6.47) 11.9   (2.83) 16.4   (4.66) 3.6 ! (1.90)
$50,000-74,999 153,600 (36,650) 43,200   (12,410) 110,400   (29,710) 27,100 ! (12,590) 36.1 (8.11) 10.1   (2.89) 25.9   (6.66) 6.4 ! (2.91)
$75,000 or more 280,600 (54,210) 115,300   (21,080) 165,300   (38,430) 32,500   (14,020) 29.8 (5.45) 12.2   (2.21) 17.5   (3.93) 3.5   (1.47)
                                             
Away from school                                            
Total 545,100 (84,230) 263,100   (33,310) 281,900   (54,370) 110,900   (29,800) 21.3 (3.16) 10.3   (1.29) 11.0   (2.07) 4.3   (1.15)
                                             
Sex                                            
Male 280,200 (54,160) 134,200   (22,910) 146,100   (35,500) 43,400 ! (16,680) 21.3 (3.94) 10.2   (1.72) 11.1   (2.62) 3.3 ! (1.25)
Female 264,800 (52,190) 129,000   (22,420) 135,800   (33,890) 67,500   (21,850) 21.3 (4.02) 10.4   (1.78) 10.9   (2.66) 5.4   (1.73)
                                             
Age                                            
12-14 235,900 (48,390) 100,000   (19,500) 136,000   (33,910) 62,200   (20,770) 19.4 (3.83) 8.2   (1.59) 11.2   (2.72) 5.1   (1.69)
15-18 309,100 (57,770) 163,200   (25,520) 145,900   (35,480) 48,700   (17,890) 23.0 (4.11) 12.1   (1.87) 10.9   (2.57) 3.6   (1.32)
                                             
Race/ethnicity3                                            
White 271,700 (53,070) 106,000   (20,140) 165,700   (38,490) 52,400   (18,690) 20.1 (3.77) 7.8   (1.48) 12.3   (2.77) 3.9   (1.37)
Black 132,500 (33,360) 85,100   (17,870) 47,400 ! (17,600) 20,800 ! (10,750) 36.9 (8.74) 23.7   (4.86) 13.2 ! (4.76) 5.8 ! (2.95)
Hispanic 117,400 (30,880) 59,800   (14,780) 57,500   (19,800) 37,800 ! (15,340) 18.3 (4.65) 9.4   (2.29) 9.0   (3.03) 5.9 ! (2.36)
Other 23,400 (11,550) 12,200 ! (6,400) 11,200 ! (7,560)   (†) 11.3 (5.45) 5.9 ! (3.07) 5.4 ! (3.60)   (†)
                                             
Urbanicity4                                            
Urban 182,800 (41,000) 127,800   (22,310) 55,000   (19,250) 35,800 ! (14,860) 23.7 (5.08) 16.6   (2.85) 7.1   (2.45) 4.6 ! (1.90)
Suburban 282,400 (54,430) 110,100   (20,560) 172,300   (39,460) 68,600   (22,060) 20.3 (3.75) 7.9   (1.46) 12.4   (2.75) 4.9   (1.56)
Rural 79,900 (24,250) 25,200   (9,340) 54,700   (19,190) 6,500 ! (5,570) 20.2 (5.89) 6.4   (2.34) 13.8   (4.71) 1.7 ! (1.40)
                                             
Household income5                                            
Less than $15,000 76,200 (23,550) 35,200   (11,130) 41,000   (16,120) 30,600 ! (13,530) 31.0 (9.10) 14.3   (4.47) 16.7   (6.36) 12.5 ! (5.37)
$15,000-29,999 140,800 (34,680) 79,300   (17,200) 61,500   (20,630) 30,200 ! (13,410) 34.0 (7.91) 19.2   (4.08) 14.9   (4.84) 7.3 ! (3.19)
$30,000-49,999 142,100 (34,870) 42,900   (12,380) 99,200   (27,760) 34,900 ! (14,640) 26.8 (6.26) 8.1   (2.31) 18.7   (5.04) 6.6 ! (2.71)
$50,000-74,999 94,900 (27,000) 46,700   (12,940) 48,200 ! (17,760) 4,100 ! (4,310) 22.3 (6.09) 11.0   (3.01) 11.3 ! (4.07) 1.0 ! (1.01)
$75,000 or more 91,100 (26,320) 59,000   (14,670) 32,000   (13,890) 11,100 ! (7,490) 9.7 (2.73) 6.3   (1.55) 3.4   (1.46) 1.2 ! (0.79)
—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.
1 Serious violent victimization is also included in all violent victimization.
2 "At school" includes inside the school building, on school property, and 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 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)."
5 Income data for 2015 were imputed. Estimates may not be comparable to previous years. For more information, see Criminal Victimization, 2015 (NCJ 250180, October 2016).
NOTE: "Serious violent victimization" includes the crimes of rape, sexual assault, robbery, and aggravated assault. "All violent victimization" includes 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) and are reported in accordance with Bureau of Justice Statistics standards. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding and missing data on student characteristics. The population size for students ages 12-18 was 25,581,700 in 2015.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), 2015. (This table was prepared August 2016.)

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