Expanded Homicide Data Table 3

Murder Offenders

by Age, Sex, and Race, 2012

Age Total Sex Race
Male Female Unknown White Black Other Unknown
Total 14,581 9,425 1,098 4,058 4,582 5,531 240 4,228
Percent distribution1 100.0 64.6 7.5 27.8 31.4 37.9 1.6 29.0
Under 182 618 557 55 6 234 358 10 16
Under 222 2,800 2,558 231 11 971 1,740 46 43
18 and over2 9,096 8,040 1,031 25 4,240 4,535 226 95
Infant (under 1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 to 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 to 8 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
9 to 12 20 15 4 1 8 7 2 3
13 to 16 326 295 26 5 125 188 3 10
17 to 19 1,278 1,172 106 0 452 800 16 10
20 to 24 2,553 2,295 252 6 918 1,549 63 23
25 to 29 1,597 1,409 182 6 657 877 42 21
30 to 34 1,166 1,021 144 1 579 553 28 6
35 to 39 743 652 89 2 422 287 23 11
40 to 44 563 481 81 1 340 201 17 5
45 to 49 487 407 80 0 294 174 13 6
50 to 54 380 319 55 6 241 116 12 11
55 to 59 249 212 35 2 172 70 4 3
60 to 64 142 125 17 0 103 34 4 1
65 to 69 70 64 6 0 55 12 3 0
70 to 74 55 50 5 0 41 12 2 0
75 and over 84 79 4 1 66 13 4 1
Unknown 4,867 828 12 4,027 108 638 4 4,117
  • 1 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.
  • 2 Does not include unknown ages.