List of U.S. states by homicide rate

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This is a list of U.S. states by homicide rate according to FBI Uniform Crime Reports.[1][better source needed][2]

Homicide rate by state[edit]

Homicide deaths per 100,000 people per year by state (2015)
  1.4 – 2.6
  2.6 – 3.5
  3.5 – 4.8
  4.8 – 5.9
  5.9 – 7
  7 – 10.1
  10.1 – 11.9
  11.9 – 11.9
Note: The rate columns can be sorted in ascending or descending order. Click the arrows in the second row to do so. The row number column on the left sorts separately. This way the states can be ranked in order by homicide rate. Sort the state column to return to alphabetical order.

Rates are calculated per 100,000 population per year.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

State 2018 2017 2014 2010 2005 2000 1996
 Alabama 7.8 8.6 5.7 5.7 8.2 7.4 10.4
 Alaska 6.4 8.4 5.6 4.3 4.8 4.3 7.4
 Arizona 5.1 6.0 4.7 6.4 7.5 7.0 8.5
 Arkansas 7.2 8.3 5.6 4.6 6.7 6.3 8.7
 California 4.4 4.6 4.4 4.8 6.9 6.1 9.1
 Colorado 3.7 4.0 2.8 2.6 3.7 3.1 4.7
 Connecticut 2.3 2.9 2.4 3.7 2.9 2.9 4.8
 Delaware 5.0 5.3 5.8 5.7 4.4 3.2 4.3
 Florida 5.2 5.0 5.8 5.2 5.0 5.6 7.5
 Georgia 6.1 6.5 5.7 5.7 6.2 8.0 9.5
 Hawaii 2.5 2.7 1.8 1.8 1.9 2.9 3.4
 Idaho 2.0 2.4 2.0 1.4 2.4 1.2 3.6
 Illinois 6.9 7.7 5.3 5.5 6.0 7.2 10
 Indiana 6.5 6.2 5.0 4.1 5.7 5.8 7.2
 Iowa 1.7 3.1 1.9 1.2 1.3 1.6 1.9
 Kansas 3.9 4.6 3.1 3.4 3.7 6.3 6.6
 Kentucky 5.5 5.9 3.6 4.3 4.6 4.8 5.9
 Louisiana 11.4 12.3 10.3 11.0 9.9 12.5 17.5
 Maine 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.8 1.4 1.2 2.0
 Maryland 8.1 9.3 6.1 7.4 9.9 8.1 11.6
 Massachusetts 2.0 2.5 2.0 3.3 2.7 2.0 2.6
 Michigan 5.5 5.7 5.4 5.9 6.1 6.7 7.5
 Minnesota 1.9 2.0 1.6 1.8 2.2 3.1 3.6
 Mississippi 5.7 6.4 8.6 6.9 7.3 9.0 11.1
 Missouri 9.9 9.8 6.6 7.0 6.9 6.2 8.1
 Montana 3.2 3.9 3.6 2.5 1.9 1.8 3.9
 Nebraska 2.3 2.2 2.9 3.0 2.5 3.7 2.9
 Nevada 6.7 8.9 6.0 5.8 8.5 6.5 13.7
 New Hampshire 1.5 1.0 0.9 1.0 1.4 1.8 1.7
 New Jersey 3.2 3.6 3.9 4.2 4.8 3.4 4.2
 New Mexico 8.0 6.9 4.8 6.8 7.4 7.4 11.5
 New York 2.9 2.8 3.1 4.5 4.5 5.0 7.4
 North Carolina 6.0 6.1 5.1 5.0 6.7 7.0 8.5
 North Dakota 2.4 1.3 3.0 1.5 1.1 0.6 2.2
 Ohio 4.8 6.4 4.0 4.2 5.1 3.7 4.8
 Oklahoma 5.2 6.2 4.5 5.2 5.3 5.3 6.8
 Oregon 2.0 2.5 2.0 2.5 2.2 2.0 4.0
 Pennsylvania 6.1 5.8 4.8 5.1 6.1 4.9 5.7
 Rhode Island 1.5 2.0 2.4 2.8 3.2 4.3 2.5
 South Carolina 7.7 7.6 6.4 5.7 7.4 5.8 9.0
 South Dakota 1.4 3.1 2.3 2.8 2.3 0.9 1.2
 Tennessee 7.4 8.0 5.7 5.6 7.2 7.2 9.5
 Texas 4.6 5.0 4.4 4.9 6.2 5.9 7.7
 Utah 1.9 2.4 2.3 1.9 2.3 1.9 3.2
 Vermont 1.6 2.7 1.6 1.1 1.3 1.5 1.9
 Virginia 4.6 5.6 7.5 4.7 6.1 5.7 7.5
 Washington 3.1 3.0 2.5 2.3 3.3 3.3 4.6
 West Virginia 3.7 5.4 4.0 3.1 4.4 2.5 3.8
 Wisconsin 3.0 3.3 2.9 2.7 3.5 3.2 4.2
 Wyoming 2.3 2.4 2.7 1.4 2.7 2.4 3.3