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Murder Rate
Year: 2009; Ordered: by value; Region: 100 Largest MSAs

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Scale Range: 0.7 – 21.4

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1: New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 21.4 Barchart image
2: Baton Rouge, LA 14.0 Barchart image
3: Memphis, TN-MS-AR 12.1 Barchart image
4: Baltimore-Towson, MD 11.1 Barchart image
5: Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 10.1 Barchart image
6: Birmingham-Hoover, AL 9.3 Barchart image
7: Bakersfield, CA 9.2 Barchart image
8: Jacksonville, FL 9.1 Barchart image
9: Modesto, CA 8.9 Barchart image
10: Tulsa, OK 8.6 Barchart image
11: Jackson, MS 8.1 Barchart image
12: Albuquerque, NM 7.9 Barchart image
13: Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX 7.9 Barchart image
14: Kansas City, MO-KS 7.9 Barchart image
15: Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 7.8 Barchart image
16: Stockton, CA 7.5 Barchart image
17: Fresno, CA 7.5 Barchart image
18: St. Louis, MO-IL 7.4 Barchart image
19: Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR 7.4 Barchart image
20: Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 7.3 Barchart image
21: Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 7.0 Barchart image
22: Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL 6.9 Barchart image
23: Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN 6.9 Barchart image
24: San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 6.8 Barchart image
25: Oklahoma City, OK 6.8 Barchart image
26: Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Tonawanda, NY 6.7 Barchart image
27: Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 6.6 Barchart image
28: Indianapolis, IN 6.4 Barchart image
29: San Antonio, TX 6.3 Barchart image
30: Columbia, SC 6.3 Barchart image
31: Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice, FL 6.1 Barchart image
32: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 6.0 Barchart image
33: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 6.0 Barchart image
34: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 5.9 Barchart image
35: Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 5.8 Barchart image
36: Richmond, VA 5.8 Barchart image
37: Columbus, OH 5.7 Barchart image
38: Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 5.7 Barchart image
39: Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC 5.6 Barchart image
40: Dayton, OH 5.6 Barchart image
41: Louisville, KY-IN 5.5 Barchart image
42: Charleston-North Charleston, SC 5.5 Barchart image
43: McAllen-Edinburg-Pharr, TX 5.4 Barchart image
44: Tucson, AZ 5.4 Barchart image
45: Toledo, OH 5.4 Barchart image
46: Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 5.3 Barchart image
47: Orlando, FL 5.3 Barchart image
48: Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 5.2 Barchart image
49: Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 5.1 Barchart image
50: Greensboro-High Point, NC 4.9 Barchart image
51: Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 4.9 Barchart image
52: Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 4.8 Barchart image
53: Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 4.8 Barchart image
54: Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, PA 4.7 Barchart image
55: Pittsburgh, PA 4.7 Barchart image
56: Chattanooga, TN-GA 4.6 Barchart image
57: Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 4.6 Barchart image
58: Knoxville, TN 4.4 Barchart image
59: Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 4.3 Barchart image
60: Wichita, KS 4.3 Barchart image
61: Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 4.1 Barchart image
62: New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 4.1 Barchart image
63: Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA 4.0 Barchart image
64: Akron, OH 4.0 Barchart image
65: Denver-Aurora, CO 3.9 Barchart image
66: Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 3.9 Barchart image
67: New Haven-Milford, CT 3.8 Barchart image
68: Rochester, NY 3.6 Barchart image
69: Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 3.6 Barchart image
70: Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 3.6 Barchart image
71: Springfield, MA 3.4 Barchart image
72: Syracuse, NY 3.3 Barchart image
73: Colorado Springs, CO 3.3 Barchart image
74: Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 2.9 Barchart image
75: Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 2.9 Barchart image
76: Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 2.8 Barchart image
77: Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 2.6 Barchart image
78: San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 2.5 Barchart image
79: San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 2.5 Barchart image
80: Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 2.4 Barchart image
81: Austin-Round Rock, TX 2.4 Barchart image
82: Lancaster, PA 2.4 Barchart image
83: Raleigh-Cary, NC 2.3 Barchart image
84: Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA 2.1 Barchart image
85: El Paso, TX 2.1 Barchart image
86: Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 2.0 Barchart image
87: Worcester, MA 2.0 Barchart image
88: Madison, WI 1.9 Barchart image
89: Salt Lake City, UT 1.9 Barchart image
90: Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 1.9 Barchart image
91: Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 1.7 Barchart image
92: Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1.7 Barchart image
93: Boise City-Nampa, ID 1.6 Barchart image
94: Honolulu, HI 1.5 Barchart image
95: Ogden-Clearfield, UT 1.3 Barchart image
96: Des Moines, IA 1.2 Barchart image
97: Provo-Orem, UT 0.7 Barchart image
98: Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC
99: Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI
100: Greenville, SC

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