Expanded Homicide Data Table 6

Murder

Race and Sex of Victim by Race and Sex of Offender, 2012

[Single victim/single offender]

Race of victim Total Race of offender Sex of offender
White Black Other Unknown Male Female Unknown
White 3,128 2,614 431 36 47 2,800 281 47
Black 2,648 193 2,412 12 31 2,366 251 31
Other race 183 42 36 103 2 168 13 2
Unknown race 59 26 17 1 15 41 3 15
Sex of victim Total Race of offender Sex of offender
White Black Other Unknown Male Female Unknown
Male 4,208 1,804 2,257 85 62 3,725 421 62
Female 1,751 1,045 622 66 18 1,609 124 18
Unknown sex 59 26 17 1 15 41 3 15
  • NOTE: This table is based on incidents where some information about the offender is known by law enforcement; therefore, when the offender age, sex, and race are all reported as unknown, these data are excluded from the table.