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In America, an estimated 16,425 human being were murdered in 2019. This was a 0.3% boost from the 2018 estimate.

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Here space murder rates in 65 significant U.S. Cities (cities with better than 100,000 residents) because that 2019. These prices are calculated using the latest statistics easily accessible — theFBI"s 2019 Crime in the United states data, as well as data culled directly from city police officials and also the U.S. Census Bureau.


65. Hampton, Virginia

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The murder rate in Hampton is 11.26 every 100,000.


64. Ft Lauderdale, Florida

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The murder price in fort Lauderdale is 11.37 per 100,000.


63. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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The murder rate in Oklahoma City is 11.40 every 100,000.


62. Knoxville, Tennessee

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The murder rate in Knoxville is 11.66 every 100,000.

In 2015, Zaevion Dobson, 15, was shot and killed if shielding 3 friends native gunfire.


61. Bridgeport, Connecticut

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In 2019, the murder price in Bridgeport to be 11.73 per 100,000.


59 (TIE). Nashville, Tennessee

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The murder rate in Nashville is 12.08 every 100,000.


59 (TIE). Charlotte, north Carolina

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The murder rate in Charlotte is 12.08 per 100,000.


58. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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The murder rate in Pittsburgh is 12.32 every 100,000.


57. Toledo, Ohio

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The murder price in Toledo is 12.43 every 100,000.

In 2018, James Worley was sentenced to fatality for murdering 20-year-old college of Toledo student Sierah Joughin. Police discovered a surprise room outfitted v restraints inside a barn top top Worley"s property.


56. Winston-Salem, north Carolina

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The murder rate in Winston-Salem is 12.5 every 100,000.


55. Fayetteville, phibìc Carolina

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The murder price in Fayetteville is 12.76 per 100,000.


54. Springfield, Massachusetts

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The murder price in Springfield is 12.96 per 100,000.


53. Paterson, brand-new Jersey

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In 2019, the murder price in Paterson to be 13.08 every 100,000.


52. Durham, phibìc Carolina

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The murder price in Durham is 13.20 per 100,000.


51. Syracuse, brand-new York

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The murder rate in Syracuse is 13.34 per 100,000.

In 2016, Ryan Lawrence, seen here,pleaded guiltyto beating to fatality his 21-month-old daughter Maddox before burning her body and dumping she ashes in the Onondaga Creek.


50. Newport News, Virginia

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The murder rate in Newport News is 13.53 every 100,000.


49. Akron, Ohio

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The murder price in Akron is 13.64 every 100,000. The murder price dropped in the city — through 5.5 every 100,000 inhabitants —from 2018 to 2019.


48. Tulsa, Oklahoma

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The murder rate in Tulsa is 13.69 per 100,000.

Josh Mills, pictured here, sits external of the Tulsa residence where girlfriend Jeremy Lake was eliminated in 2014. Shannon Kepler, a white police officer, fatally shooting Lake, that was Black, while Lake to be visiting his girlfriend, Kepler"s daughter. Kepler is at this time serving a 15-year prison sentence because that first-degree manslaughter.


47. South Bend, Indiana

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The murder rate in southern Bend is 13.72 every 100,000.


46. Louisville, Kentucky

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The murder price in Louisville is 13.92 every 100,000.


45. Jacksonville, Florida

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The murder rate in Jacksonville is 14.19 per 100,000. Jacksonville"s killing rate enhanced by 1.99 per 100,000 native 2018 to 2019.

Michael Dunn to be sentenced come life in prison for fatally shooting a teenagerat a Jacksonville gas station.


44. Greensboro, north Carolina

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The murder rate in Greensboro is 14.43 per 100,000.


43. Norfolk, Virginia

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The murder rate in Norfolk is 14.83 per 100,000.


42. Dallas, Texas

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In 2019, the murder rate in Dallas to be 14.89 per 100,000.


40. West Palm Beach, Florida

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The murder rate in West Palm beach is 15.07 every 100,000. The murder rate plummeted in the city indigenous 2018 come 2019, dropping by more than 9 per 100,000 residents.

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39. Richmond, California

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The murder price in Richmond is 15.38 per 100,000.