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Murder Rate
Year: 2009; Ordered: alphabetically; Region: All 362 Metro Areas

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1: Abilene, TX 4.4 Barchart image
2: Akron, OH 4.0 Barchart image
3: Albany, GA 5.4 Barchart image
4: Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 2.8 Barchart image
5: Albuquerque, NM 7.9 Barchart image
6: Alexandria, LA 6.5 Barchart image
7: Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 2.9 Barchart image
8: Altoona, PA 2.4 Barchart image
9: Amarillo, TX 5.3 Barchart image
10: Ames, IA 0.0 Barchart image
11: Anchorage, AK 4.6 Barchart image
12: Anderson, IN 0.8 Barchart image
13: Anderson, SC 4.8 Barchart image
14: Ann Arbor, MI 1.7 Barchart image
15: Anniston-Oxford, AL 5.3 Barchart image
16: Appleton, WI 1.4 Barchart image
17: Asheville, NC 2.7 Barchart image
18: Athens-Clarke County, GA 5.8 Barchart image
19: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 5.9 Barchart image
20: Atlantic City, NJ 8.8 Barchart image
21: Auburn-Opelika, AL 6.6 Barchart image
22: Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 7.8 Barchart image
23: Austin-Round Rock, TX 2.4 Barchart image
24: Bakersfield, CA 9.2 Barchart image
25: Baltimore-Towson, MD 11.1 Barchart image
26: Bangor, ME 2.7 Barchart image
27: Barnstable Town, MA 1.8 Barchart image
28: Baton Rouge, LA 14.0 Barchart image
29: Battle Creek, MI 10.4 Barchart image
30: Bay City, MI 2.8 Barchart image
31: Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 5.0 Barchart image
32: Bellingham, WA 4.0 Barchart image
33: Bend, OR 1.2 Barchart image
34: Billings, MT 2.0 Barchart image
35: Binghamton, NY 7.0 Barchart image
36: Birmingham-Hoover, AL 9.3 Barchart image
37: Bismarck, ND 2.8 Barchart image
38: Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA 5.0 Barchart image
39: Bloomington, IN 1.6 Barchart image
40: Bloomington-Normal, IL
41: Boise City-Nampa, ID 1.6 Barchart image
42: Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 2.4 Barchart image
43: Boulder, CO 2.4 Barchart image
44: Bowling Green, KY 2.5 Barchart image
45: Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 1.7 Barchart image
46: Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 2.0 Barchart image
47: Bristol, VA
48: Brownsville-Harlingen, TX 2.0 Barchart image
49: Brunswick, GA 15.5 Barchart image
50: Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Tonawanda, NY 6.7 Barchart image
51: Burlington, NC 2.7 Barchart image
52: Burlington-South Burlington, VT 0.5 Barchart image
53: Canton-Massillon, OH
54: Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 6.6 Barchart image
55: Carson City, NV 0.0 Barchart image
56: Casper, WY 0.0 Barchart image
57: Cedar Rapids, IA 0.4 Barchart image
58: Champaign-Urbana, IL
59: Charleston, WV 8.6 Barchart image
60: Charleston-North Charleston, SC 5.5 Barchart image
61: Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC 5.6 Barchart image
62: Charlottesville, VA 0.5 Barchart image
63: Chattanooga, TN-GA 4.6 Barchart image
64: Cheyenne, WY 4.5 Barchart image
65: Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI
66: Chico, CA 4.5 Barchart image
67: Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 4.1 Barchart image
68: Clarksville, TN-KY 7.5 Barchart image
69: Cleveland, TN 2.6 Barchart image
70: Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 5.8 Barchart image
71: Coeur d'Alene, ID 1.4 Barchart image
72: College Station-Bryan, TX 2.4 Barchart image
73: Colorado Springs, CO 3.3 Barchart image
74: Columbia, MO 1.8 Barchart image
75: Columbia, SC 6.3 Barchart image
76: Columbus, GA-AL 5.6 Barchart image
77: Columbus, IN 0.0 Barchart image
78: Columbus, OH 5.7 Barchart image
79: Corpus Christi, TX 3.6 Barchart image
80: Corvallis, OR 1.2 Barchart image
81: Cumberland, MD-WV 2.0 Barchart image
82: Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 4.8 Barchart image
83: Dalton, GA 1.5 Barchart image
84: Danville, IL 7.5 Barchart image
85: Danville, VA 8.5 Barchart image
86: Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL
87: Dayton, OH 5.6 Barchart image
88: Decatur, AL 1.3 Barchart image
89: Decatur, IL 2.8 Barchart image
90: Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL 3.8 Barchart image
91: Denver-Aurora, CO 3.9 Barchart image
92: Des Moines, IA 1.2 Barchart image
93: Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 10.1 Barchart image
94: Dothan, AL 2.1 Barchart image
95: Dover, DE 2.5 Barchart image
96: Dubuque, IA 2.2 Barchart image
97: Duluth, MN-WI 1.8 Barchart image
98: Durham, NC 5.8 Barchart image
99: Eau Claire, WI 0.6 Barchart image
100: El Centro, CA 1.8 Barchart image
101: El Paso, TX 2.1 Barchart image
102: Elizabethtown, KY 1.8 Barchart image
103: Elkhart-Goshen, IN 4.0 Barchart image
104: Elmira, NY 4.6 Barchart image
105: Erie, PA 3.6 Barchart image
106: Eugene-Springfield, OR 1.1 Barchart image
107: Evansville, IN-KY 2.0 Barchart image
108: Fairbanks, AK 0.0 Barchart image
109: Fargo, ND-MN 1.0 Barchart image
110: Farmington, NM 2.4 Barchart image
111: Fayetteville, NC 9.7 Barchart image
112: Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 1.7 Barchart image
113: Flagstaff, AZ 4.7 Barchart image
114: Flint, MI 10.3 Barchart image
115: Florence, AL 4.8 Barchart image
116: Florence, SC 9.9 Barchart image
117: Fond du Lac, WI 2.0 Barchart image
118: Fort Collins-Loveland, CO 2.0 Barchart image
119: Fort Smith, AR-OK 3.4 Barchart image
120: Fort Walton Beach-Crestview-Destin, FL
121: Fort Wayne, IN 5.3 Barchart image
122: Fresno, CA 7.5 Barchart image
123: Gadsden, AL 2.9 Barchart image
124: Gainesville, FL 2.7 Barchart image
125: Gainesville, GA 2.6 Barchart image
126: Glens Falls, NY 0.0 Barchart image
127: Goldsboro, NC 12.3 Barchart image
128: Grand Forks, ND-MN 0.0 Barchart image
129: Grand Junction, CO 1.4 Barchart image
130: Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 1.7 Barchart image
131: Great Falls, MT 8.5 Barchart image
132: Greeley, CO 2.7 Barchart image
133: Green Bay, WI 1.6 Barchart image
134: Greensboro-High Point, NC 4.9 Barchart image
135: Greenville, NC
136: Greenville, SC
137: Gulfport-Biloxi, MS 5.1 Barchart image
138: Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV 1.1 Barchart image
139: Hanford-Corcoran, CA
140: Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 4.9 Barchart image
141: Harrisonburg, VA 1.7 Barchart image
142: Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 4.6 Barchart image
143: Hattiesburg, MS 7.0 Barchart image
144: Hickory-Morganton-Lenoir, NC 4.6 Barchart image
145: Hinesville-Fort Stewart, GA 2.9 Barchart image
146: Holland-Grand Haven, MI 1.5 Barchart image
147: Honolulu, HI 1.5 Barchart image
148: Hot Springs, AR 10.1 Barchart image
149: Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA 6.9 Barchart image
150: Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX 7.9 Barchart image
151: Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH
152: Huntsville, AL 5.2 Barchart image
153: Idaho Falls, ID 1.6 Barchart image
154: Indianapolis, IN 6.4 Barchart image
155: Iowa City, IA 1.3 Barchart image
156: Ithaca, NY 3.0 Barchart image
157: Jackson, MI 5.0 Barchart image
158: Jackson, MS 8.1 Barchart image
159: Jackson, TN 13.2 Barchart image
160: Jacksonville, FL 9.1 Barchart image
161: Jacksonville, NC 6.5 Barchart image
162: Janesville, WI 3.7 Barchart image
163: Jefferson City, MO 3.4 Barchart image
164: Johnson City, TN 5.6 Barchart image
165: Johnstown, PA
166: Jonesboro, AR 2.5 Barchart image
167: Joplin, MO
168: Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 3.7 Barchart image
169: Kankakee-Bradley, IL
170: Kansas City, MO-KS 7.9 Barchart image
171: Kennewick-Richland-Pasco, WA 0.4 Barchart image
172: Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX 3.4 Barchart image
173: Kingsport-Bristol, TN-VA 3.3 Barchart image
174: Kingston, NY 0.5 Barchart image
175: Knoxville, TN 4.4 Barchart image
176: Kokomo, IN 1.0 Barchart image
177: La Crosse, WI-MN 0.8 Barchart image
178: Lafayette, IN 0.0 Barchart image
179: Lafayette, LA 5.3 Barchart image
180: Lake Charles, LA 9.8 Barchart image
181: Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 4.3 Barchart image
182: Lancaster, PA 2.4 Barchart image
183: Lansing-East Lansing, MI 2.6 Barchart image
184: Laredo, TX 7.0 Barchart image
185: Las Cruces, NM 3.4 Barchart image
186: Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 7.0 Barchart image
187: Lawrence, KS 0.0 Barchart image
188: Lawton, OK 8.0 Barchart image
189: Lebanon, PA 6.1 Barchart image
190: Lewiston, ID-WA 1.6 Barchart image
191: Lewiston-Auburn, ME 0.0 Barchart image
192: Lexington-Fayette, KY 3.0 Barchart image
193: Lima, OH 5.7 Barchart image
194: Lincoln, NE 1.3 Barchart image
195: Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR 7.4 Barchart image
196: Logan, UT-ID 0.0 Barchart image
197: Longview, TX 8.2 Barchart image
198: Longview-Kelso, WA 1.0 Barchart image
199: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 6.0 Barchart image
200: Louisville, KY-IN 5.5 Barchart image
201: Lubbock, TX 5.1 Barchart image
202: Lynchburg, VA 2.0 Barchart image
203: Macon, GA 10.0 Barchart image
204: Madera, CA 2.0 Barchart image
205: Madison, WI 1.9 Barchart image
206: Manchester-Nashua, NH 1.5 Barchart image
207: Mansfield, OH 2.4 Barchart image
208: McAllen-Edinburg-Pharr, TX 5.4 Barchart image
209: Medford, OR 1.0 Barchart image
210: Memphis, TN-MS-AR 12.1 Barchart image
211: Merced, CA 10.4 Barchart image
212: Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL 6.9 Barchart image
213: Michigan City-La Porte, IN 2.7 Barchart image
214: Midland, TX 2.3 Barchart image
215: Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 5.2 Barchart image
216: Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1.7 Barchart image
217: Missoula, MT 0.9 Barchart image
218: Mobile, AL 8.8 Barchart image
219: Modesto, CA 8.9 Barchart image
220: Monroe, LA 3.3 Barchart image
221: Monroe, MI
222: Montgomery, AL 10.5 Barchart image
223: Morgantown, WV 1.7 Barchart image
224: Morristown, TN 2.2 Barchart image
225: Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA 2.5 Barchart image
226: Muncie, IN 5.2 Barchart image
227: Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI 3.4 Barchart image
228: Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC
229: Napa, CA 0.7 Barchart image
230: Naples-Marco Island, FL 4.4 Barchart image
231: Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN 6.9 Barchart image
232: New Haven-Milford, CT 3.8 Barchart image
233: New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 21.4 Barchart image
234: New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 4.1 Barchart image
235: Niles-Benton Harbor, MI 1.9 Barchart image
236: Norwich-New London, CT 2.9 Barchart image
237: Ocala, FL 3.6 Barchart image
238: Ocean City, NJ 1.1 Barchart image
239: Odessa, TX 5.2 Barchart image
240: Ogden-Clearfield, UT 1.3 Barchart image
241: Oklahoma City, OK 6.8 Barchart image
242: Olympia, WA 2.0 Barchart image
243: Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 3.9 Barchart image
244: Orlando, FL 5.3 Barchart image
245: Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 0.0 Barchart image
246: Owensboro, KY 1.8 Barchart image
247: Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 3.6 Barchart image
248: Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 4.8 Barchart image
249: Panama City-Lynn Haven, FL 5.5 Barchart image
250: Parkersburg-Marietta, WV-OH
251: Pascagoula, MS 4.6 Barchart image
252: Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 4.0 Barchart image
253: Peoria, IL
254: Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 7.3 Barchart image
255: Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 5.3 Barchart image
256: Pine Bluff, AR 14.0 Barchart image
257: Pittsburgh, PA 4.7 Barchart image
258: Pittsfield, MA 1.5 Barchart image
259: Pocatello, ID 1.1 Barchart image
260: Port St. Lucie-Fort Pierce, FL 4.1 Barchart image
261: Portland-South Portland, ME 2.5 Barchart image
262: Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA 2.1 Barchart image
263: Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 1.9 Barchart image
264: Prescott, AZ 1.4 Barchart image
265: Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 2.9 Barchart image
266: Provo-Orem, UT 0.7 Barchart image
267: Pueblo, CO 8.8 Barchart image
268: Punta Gorda, FL 2.0 Barchart image
269: Racine, WI 2.5 Barchart image
270: Raleigh-Cary, NC 2.3 Barchart image
271: Rapid City, SD 1.6 Barchart image
272: Reading, PA 3.9 Barchart image
273: Redding, CA 1.7 Barchart image
274: Reno-Sparks, NV 4.3 Barchart image
275: Richmond, VA 5.8 Barchart image
276: Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 5.1 Barchart image
277: Roanoke, VA 4.0 Barchart image
278: Rochester, MN 0.5 Barchart image
279: Rochester, NY 3.6 Barchart image
280: Rockford, IL
281: Rocky Mount, NC 7.5 Barchart image
282: Rome, GA 3.1 Barchart image
283: Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA 4.0 Barchart image
284: Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI 7.0 Barchart image
285: Salem, OR 1.8 Barchart image
286: Salinas, CA 12.5 Barchart image
287: Salisbury, MD 5.7 Barchart image
288: Salt Lake City, UT 1.9 Barchart image
289: San Angelo, TX 8.2 Barchart image
290: San Antonio, TX 6.3 Barchart image
291: San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 2.5 Barchart image
292: San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 6.8 Barchart image
293: San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 2.5 Barchart image
294: San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA 1.5 Barchart image
295: Sandusky, OH 2.6 Barchart image
296: Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA 2.7 Barchart image
297: Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 4.0 Barchart image
298: Santa Fe, NM 10.3 Barchart image
299: Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA 1.9 Barchart image
300: Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice, FL 6.1 Barchart image
301: Savannah, GA 9.2 Barchart image
302: Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, PA 4.7 Barchart image
303: Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 2.6 Barchart image
304: Sheboygan, WI 1.7 Barchart image
305: Sherman-Denison, TX 3.3 Barchart image
306: Shreveport-Bossier City, LA 9.4 Barchart image
307: Sioux City, IA-NE-SD 2.8 Barchart image
308: Sioux Falls, SD 0.4 Barchart image
309: South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 6.0 Barchart image
310: Spartanburg, SC 4.6 Barchart image
311: Spokane, WA 2.1 Barchart image
312: Springfield, IL
313: Springfield, MA 3.4 Barchart image
314: Springfield, MO 1.8 Barchart image
315: Springfield, OH 2.9 Barchart image
316: St. Cloud, MN 1.1 Barchart image
317: St. George, UT 1.4 Barchart image
318: St. Joseph, MO-KS 3.2 Barchart image
319: St. Louis, MO-IL 7.4 Barchart image
320: State College, PA 1.4 Barchart image
321: Stockton, CA 7.5 Barchart image
322: Sumter, SC 11.5 Barchart image
323: Syracuse, NY 3.3 Barchart image
324: Tallahassee, FL 3.6 Barchart image
325: Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 3.6 Barchart image
326: Terre Haute, IN
327: Texarkana, TX-AR 11.0 Barchart image
328: Toledo, OH 5.4 Barchart image
329: Topeka, KS 8.7 Barchart image
330: Trenton-Ewing, NJ 4.6 Barchart image
331: Tucson, AZ 5.4 Barchart image
332: Tulsa, OK 8.6 Barchart image
333: Tuscaloosa, AL 6.7 Barchart image
334: Tyler, TX 2.4 Barchart image
335: Utica-Rome, NY 2.7 Barchart image
336: Valdosta, GA 8.2 Barchart image
337: Vallejo-Fairfield, CA 4.9 Barchart image
338: Vero Beach, FL 5.2 Barchart image
339: Victoria, TX 2.6 Barchart image
340: Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ 5.1 Barchart image
341: Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC
342: Visalia-Porterville, CA 7.2 Barchart image
343: Waco, TX 5.6 Barchart image
344: Warner Robins, GA 3.0 Barchart image
345: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 6.0 Barchart image
346: Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA 1.2 Barchart image
347: Wausau, WI 1.5 Barchart image
348: Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH
349: Wenatchee, WA 1.8 Barchart image
350: Wheeling, WV-OH 2.8 Barchart image
351: Wichita Falls, TX 7.5 Barchart image
352: Wichita, KS 4.3 Barchart image
353: Williamsport, PA 1.7 Barchart image
354: Wilmington, NC 2.5 Barchart image
355: Winchester, VA-WV 2.4 Barchart image
356: Winston-Salem, NC 4.6 Barchart image
357: Worcester, MA 2.0 Barchart image
358: Yakima, WA
359: York-Hanover, PA 4.2 Barchart image
360: Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 5.7 Barchart image
361: Yuba City-Marysville, CA 2.4 Barchart image
362: Yuma, AZ 5.1 Barchart image

Definition: Number of Murders and Nonnegligent Manslaughters Per 100,000 People

Notes: Crime rates are not available for all metro areas. The FBI cautions that, "Any comparisons of crime among different locales should take into consideration relevant factors in addition to the area's crime statistics." For more details, see: http://www2.fbi.gov/ucr/cius2009/about/variables_affecting_crime.html

Source: 2009 FBI Uniform Crime Reporting Program