From 2015 to 2016, murder and non-negligent manslaughter rates in the United States went up 8.4%, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

This list looks at cities with a population of 25,000 or more to remove outliers. Murder rate per capita (per 10,000 people) is calculated to standardize and compare results.

Want to see how your city or others compare with those listed here?  Try our online database with nearly 10,000 U.S. city crime statistics.

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I hope D reads this story. He hates big, dangerous cities, but 17 of the 30 most dangerous cities are La Crosse-sized, under 100,000 population. And southern and rural states are way over-represented when you look at it on the demographic level. I would be the last person to claim there is no problem about violent crime in large cities. There is. But there is a serious problem with violent crime throughout America, and trying to slough it off as an urban concept is stupid, making dealing with the problem all the more difficult if it is based on false premises.


Tolerant, all inclusive, libs at it again, THUGS!!

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Climate, would you please for once stick to the topic at hand instead of spluttering senselessly?


Some cities are better than others at patching people up. For example in Milwaukee the Trauma Centers that take care of gunshot wounds are of the best in the country. The murder rate would certainly be higher if they weren't... and yes the majority of these cities are led by democrats.


The DemoRat silence on this article is deafening , calling all libs! No comment??


What, dear fellow, is it that you want Democrats to comment upon? That violent crime seems to be a big problem in small towns and GOP dominated rural and southern states? Yup, that certainly becomes clear looking at this list. Is that silent enough for you Climate?


Well, no news here, due to lack of time I’ve only researched the top 7 murderous cities, 6 out of the top 7, run by DEMORATS, I’m sure the trend follows through. Violent, intolerant, anti American and for sure, LAWLESS DemoRats.


Study this concept ClimateDope. Correlation does not prove causation.

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