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Old 09-16-2010, 01:11 PM
 
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Using the recently-released FBI data from here:

FBI Uniform Crime Report - Table 5 - Crime in the United States by state (http://www.fbi.gov/ucr/cius2009/data/table_05.html - broken link)

along with other sources, this map shows murder rates by state, along with a few other areas for which recent data was available.



And to answer a question that came up in the past, I don't care if people repost this image elsewhere, or edit it, etc. It's free-use.
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Old 09-16-2010, 02:00 PM
 
Location: St Paul, MN - NJ's Gold Coast
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Louisiana and New Mexico!
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Old 09-16-2010, 02:09 PM
 
Location: West Paris
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Louisiana and New Mexico!


and DC ( 24),it's crazy!
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Old 09-16-2010, 02:36 PM
 
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it looks like the murders settled towards the bottom

Also for Illinois if you strip out Chicago and E. St. Louis, you get:

Population: 10,039,400
Murders: 286
Rate: 2.8/100,000


Two places that are 22% of the state's population more than doubles the homicide rate for the entire state! Whoops!

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Old 09-16-2010, 02:47 PM
 
Location: Here&There
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Great map. Did not expect NH to be so safe, murder-wise.
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Old 09-16-2010, 02:58 PM
 
Location: moving again
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Jesus i never realized the Virgin islands were like that
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Old 09-16-2010, 03:00 PM
 
Location: Tower of Heaven
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OMG DC, what's happened there ?
Louisiana is pretty dangerous !
Congrats Dakotas, New Hampshire, Iowa,Utah and Idaho
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Old 09-16-2010, 03:47 PM
 
Location: the future
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OMG DC, what's happened there ?
Louisiana is pretty dangerous !
Congrats Dakotas, New Hampshire, Iowa,Utah and Idaho

What do you mean? Thats decent, D.C used to be like 36.6 a couple years ago....its bc D.C is a city of 580k compared to states of millions of ppl its apples to oranges......24 is like how D.C was in 1964 BEFORE it was turning into the murder capitol.....but MD is still up there bc of Baltimore and PG county which is outside of D.C
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Old 09-16-2010, 03:55 PM
 
Location: Washington D.C. By way of Texas
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What do you mean? Thats decent, D.C used to be like 36.6 a couple years ago....its bc D.C is a city of 580k compared to states of millions of ppl its apples to oranges......24 is like how D.C was in 1964 BEFORE it was turning into the murder capitol.....but MD is still up there bc of Baltimore and PG county which is outside of D.C
Not fair to say just PG County. It's inside the beltway that is the problem. But most of everything outside of PG is pretty safe. Besides, PG has been decent the last couple years. Same with DC.
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Old 09-16-2010, 04:00 PM
 
Location: West Paris
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OMG DC, what's happened there ?
Louisiana is pretty dangerous !
Congrats Dakotas, New Hampshire, Iowa,Utah and Idaho

DC has also the highest HIV infection rate in the country
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