Murder 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, with population, murders and nonnegligent manslaughter, then calculated rates per 100,000. The population data is from the U.S. Census Bureau. Murder rates were calculated based on the FBI Uniform Crime Reports and the estimated 2015 population of each state.

The 2015 U.S. population total was 320.9 million. The 2015 U.S. overall murder rate per 100,000 inhabitants was 4.89.

States[edit]

State Population
(total inhabitants)
(2015) [1]
Murders and Nonnegligent

Manslaughter
(total deaths)
(2015) [2]

Murder and Nonnegligent

Manslaughter Rate
(per 100,000 inhabitants)
(2015)

Alabama 4,853,875 348 7.2
Alaska 737,709 59 8.0
Arizona 6,817,565 309 4.5
Arkansas 2,977,853 181 6.1
California 38,993,940 1,861 4.8
Colorado 5,448,819 176 3.2
Connecticut 3,584,730 117 3.3
Delaware 944,076 63 6.7
District of Columbia 670,377 162 24.2
Florida 20,244,914 1,041 5.1
Georgia 10,199,398 615 6.0
Hawaii 1,425,157 19 1.3
Idaho 1,652,828 32 1.9
Illinois 12,839,047 744 5.8
Indiana 6,612,768 373 5.6
Iowa 3,121,997 72 2.3
Kansas 2,906,721 128 4.4
Kentucky 4,424,611 209 4.7
Louisiana 4,668,960 481 10.3
Maine 1,329,453 23 1.7
Maryland 5,994,983 516 8.6
Massachusetts 6,784,240 128 1.9
Michigan 9,917,715 571 5.8
Minnesota 5,482,435 133 2.4
Mississippi 2,989,390 259 8.7
Missouri 6,076,204 502 8.3
Montana 1,032,073 36 3.5
Nebraska 1,893,765 62 3.3
Nevada 2,883,758 178 6.2
New Hampshire 1,330,111 14 1.1
New Jersey 8,935,421 363 4.1
New Mexico 2,080,328 117 5.6
New York 19,747,183 609 3.1
North Carolina 10,035,186 517 5.2
North Dakota 756,835 21 2.8
Ohio 11,605,090 500 4.3
Oklahoma 3,907,414 234 6.0
Oregon 4,024,634 99 2.5
Pennsylvania 12,791,904 658 5.1
Rhode Island 1,055,607 29 2.7
South Carolina 4,894,834 399 8.2
South Dakota 857,919 32 3.7
Tennessee 6,595,056 406 6.2
Texas 27,429,639 1,316 4.8
Utah 2,990,632 54 1.8
Vermont 626,088 10 1.6
Virginia 8,367,587 383 4.6
Washington 7,160,290 211 2.9
West Virginia 1,841,053 70 3.8
Wisconsin 5,767,891 240 4.2
Wyoming 586,107 16 2.7

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Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Population Division, US Census Bureau (December 2016). "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2016". www.census.gov. Retrieved 2017-04-23. 
  2. ^ Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation (September 2016). "Table 4, Crime in the United States by Region, Geographic Division, and State, 2014–2015". Crime in the United States, 2015. Retrieved 2017-04-23.