Gun violence in the United States by state

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This article is a list of the U.S. states and the District of Columbia. The population data is the official data from the U.S. Census Bureau. The murder rates and gun murder rates were calculated based on the FBI reports and the official population of each state.

States[edit]

State Population
(total inhabitants)
(2010)
Population
Density

(inhabitants
per square mile)

(2010)
Murders
(total deaths)
(2010)
[1]
Gun
Murders
(total deaths)
(2010)
Gun
Ownership
(%)
(2007)
[2]
Murders
(rate per 100,000
inhabitants)

(2010)
Gun
Murders
(rate per 100,000
inhabitants)

(2010)
Alabama 4,779,736 94.65 199 135 51.7% 4.2 2.8
Alaska 710,231 1.264 31 19 57.8% 4.4 2.7
Arizona 6,392,017 57.05 352 232 31.1% 5.5 3.6
Arkansas 2,915,918 56.43 130 93 55.3% 4.5 3.2
California 37,253,956 244.2 1,811 1,257 21.3% 4.9 3.4
Colorado 5,029,196 49.33 117 65 34.7% 2.3 1.3
Connecticut 3,574,097 741.4 131 97 16.7% 3.7 2.7
Delaware 897,934 470.7 48 38 25.5% 5.3 4.2
District of Columbia 601,723 10298 131 99 3.6% 21.8 16.5
Florida 19,687,653 360.2 987 669 24.5% 5.0 3.9
Georgia 9,920,000 172.5 527 376 40.3% 5.3 3.8
Hawaii 1,360,301 216.8 24 7 6.7% 1.8 0.5
Idaho 1,567,582 19.5 21 12 55.3% 1.3 0.8
Illinois 12,830,632 231.9 453 364 20.2% 3.5 2.8
Indiana 6,483,802 182.5 198 142 39.1% 3.1 2.2
Iowa 3,046,355 54.81 38 21 42.9% 1.2 0.7
Kansas 2,853,118 35.09 100 63 42.1% 3.5 2.2
Kentucky 4,339,367 110.0 180 116 47.7% 4.5 2.7
Louisiana 4,533,372 105.0 437 351 44.1% 9.6 7.7
Maine 1,328,361 43.04 24 11 40.5% 1.8 0.8
Maryland 5,773,552 606.2 424 293 21.3% 7.3 5.1
Massachusetts 6,547,629 852.1 209 118 12.6% 3.2 1.8
Michigan 9,883,640 174.8 558 413 38.4% 5.6 4.2
Minnesota 5,303,925 67.14 91 53 41.7% 1.7 1.0
Mississippi 2,967,297 63.50 165 120 55.3% 5.6 4.0
Missouri 5,988,927 87.26 419 321 41.7% 7.0 5.4
Montana 989,415 6.858 21 12 57.7% 2.1 1.2
Nebraska 1,826,341 23.97 51 32 38.6% 2.8 1.8
Nevada 2,700,551 24.80 158 84 33.8% 5.9 3.1
New Hampshire 1,316,470 147.0 13 5 30.0% 1.0 0.4
New Jersey 8,791,894 1189 363 246 12.3% 4.1 2.8
New Mexico 2,059,179 17.16 118 67 34.8% 5.7 3.3
New York 19,378,102 415.3 860 517 18% 4.4 2.7
North Carolina 9,535,483 200.6 445 286 41.3% 4.7 3.0
North Dakota 672,591 9.916 9 4 50.7% 1.3 0.6
Ohio 11,536,504 282.5 460 310 32.4% 4.0 2.7
Oklahoma 3,751,351 55.22 188 111 42.9% 5.0 3.0
Oregon 3,831,074 40.33 78 36 39.8% 2.0 0.9
Pennsylvania 12,702,379 285.3 646 457 34.7% 5.1 3.6
Rhode Island 1,052,567 1006 29 16 12.8% 2.8 1.5
South Carolina 4,625,364 157.1 280 207 42.3% 6.1 4.5
South Dakota 814,180 10.86 14 8 56.6% 1.7 1.0
Tennessee 6,346,105 156.6 356 219 43.9% 5.6 2.5
Texas 25,145,561 98.07 1,246 805 35.9% 5.0 3.2
Utah 2,763,885 34.30 52 22 43.9% 1.9 0.8
Vermont 625,741 67.73 7 2 42.0% 1.1 0.3
Virginia 8,001,024 207.3 369 250 35.1% 4.6 3.1
Washington 6,724,540 102.6 151 93 33.1% 2.2 1.4
West Virginia 1,852,994 77.06 55 27 55.4% 3.0 1.5
Wisconsin 5,686,986 105.2 151 97 44.4% 2.7 1.7
Wyoming 563,626 5.851 8 5 59.7% 1.4 0.9

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ "Table 10: Murder by State, Types of Weapons, 2010". Uniform Crime Reports. Crime in the U.S. 2010. FBI. 
  2. ^ "Gun Owners as a Percentage of Each State's Population, 2007". US Liberal Politics.