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Gang Member Statistics

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Gang Member StatisticsData
Total number of gang members in the U.S.1,150,000
Number of street and prison gangs in the U.S.24,250
Percent of gang members who are under 18 years of age40 %
Percent of gang members who are female8 %
Percent of juvenile boys in a correctional facility with gang affiliation90 %
Percent of U.S. cities with 100,000+ population that reported gang activity86 %
Percent of Gangs Involved in The Following ActivitiesPercent
Drug Trafficking63 %
Assault44 %
Threats / Intimidation41 %
Robbery38 %
Burglary29 %
Weapons Trafficking27 %
Larceny / Theft25 %
Motor Vehicle Theft22 %
Gang Member Race BreakdownPercent
Black gang members31 %
Hispanic gang members47 %
White gang members13 %
Asian gang members7 %
Other2 %
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Largest Identified National GangsPercent Identified With
Bloods25 %
Crips19 %
SureƱos9 %
Latin Kings6.5 %
United Blood Nation6 %
Gangster Disciples3.2 %
Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs2.6 %
Others28.7 %
FBI Gang Reports (5 Year Aveages)Annual Average
Gang complaints filed with the FBI1,401
Gang member arrests7,370
Gang member indictments3,689
Gang member convictions2,758
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: Federal Bureau of Investigations
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: May 24, 2017

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