USA States with the Highest Homicide Rate Per 100,000 People in 2015

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Data was taken in 2015, murder rates may have changed drastically.
Created on 7/18/2017, source: https://deathpenaltyinfo.org/murder-rates-nationally-and-state

The Top Ten

1 Louisiana Louisiana

Louisiana scored #1 for highest Homicide Rate, scoring 10.3 murders per 100,000 people. - CobaltCards

2 Mississippi Mississippi

Mississippi scored #2 for highest Homicide Rate, scoring 8.7 murders per 100,000 people. - CobaltCards

3 Maryland Maryland Maryland is a state located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C.

Maryland scored #3 for highest Homicide Rate, scoring 8.6 murders per 100,000 people. - CobaltCards

4 Missouri Missouri Missouri is a state located in the Midwestern United States. It is the 21st most extensive, and the 18th most populous of the fifty states.

Missouri scored #4 for highest Homicide Rate, scoring 8.3 murders per 100,000 people. - CobaltCards

5 South Carolina South Carolina South Carolina is a state in the southeastern region of the United States. The state is bordered to the north by North Carolina, to the south and west by Georgia across the Savannah River, and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean.

South Carolina scored #5 for highest Homicide Rate, scoring 8.1 murders per 100,000 people. - CobaltCards

6 Alaska Alaska Alaska is a U.S. state situated in the northwest extremity of the Americas. The Canadian administrative divisions of British Columbia and Yukon border the state to the east; it has a maritime border with Russia to the west across the Bering Strait.

Alaska scored #6 for highest Homicide Rate, scoring 8.0 murders per 100,000 people. - CobaltCards

7 Alabama Alabama Alabama is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. It is bordered by Tennessee to the north, Georgia to the east, Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south, and Mississippi to the west.

Alabama scored #7 for highest Homicide Rate, scoring 7.2 murders per 100,000 people. - CobaltCards

8 Delaware Delaware Delaware is one of the Mid-Atlantic states located in the Northeast megalopolis region of the United States.

Delaware scored #8 for highest Homicide Rate, scoring 6.7 murders per 100,000 people. - CobaltCards

9 Nevada Nevada Nevada is a state in the Western, Mountain West, and Southwestern regions of the United States of America.

Nevada scored #9 for highest Homicide Rate, scoring 6.2 murders per 100,000 people. - CobaltCards

10 Tennessee Tennessee Tennessee is a state located in the southeastern United States. Tennessee is the 36th largest and the 17th most populous of the 50 United States.

Tennessee ties with Nevada for Homicide Rate, scoring 6.2 murders per 100,000 people. - CobaltCards




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