Violent Crime Rates by Race

Nov 3, 2023 | Crime

In 2022, the murder rate among blacks is 653% higher than the murder rate for whites. The murder rate for Hispanics is 65% higher than for whites. Nor are those numbers that much of an outlier. From 1990 through 2022, the black murder rate average 569% higher than whites, and the number for Hispanics was 57% higher.

Looking at overall violent crime, blacks were between 13 and 20 percent more likely to be victims of violent crime.