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Expanded Homicide Data Table 3

Murder Offenders

by Age, Sex, Race, and Ethnicity, 2015

Age Total Sex Race Ethnicity1
Male Female Unknown White Black
or African
American
Other2 Unknown Hispanic
or Latino
Not
Hispanic
or Latino
Unknown
Total 15,326 9,553 1,180 4,593 4,636 5,620 283 4,787 1,312 4,598 4,408
Percent distribution3 100.0 62.3 7.7 30.0 30.2 36.7 1.8 31.2 12.7 44.6 42.7
Under 184 667 616 51 0 236 412 14 5 104 269 91
Under 224 2,648 2,403 239 6 916 1,638 69 25 404 1,108 322
18 and over4 9,456 8,327 1,109 20 4,324 4,755 268 109 1,183 4,125 1,169
Infant (under 1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 to 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
5 to 8 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1
9 to 12 9 8 1 0 4 5 0 0 2 2 2
13 to 16 341 320 21 0 119 210 9 3 54 147 44
17 to 19 1,263 1,143 119 1 442 784 28 9 193 527 156
20 to 24 2,448 2,180 262 6 844 1,513 66 25 330 1,030 273
25 to 29 1,814 1,607 204 3 739 997 52 26 214 756 244
30 to 34 1,251 1,082 165 4 610 584 40 17 175 509 173
35 to 39 840 733 107 0 449 368 17 6 104 382 115
40 to 44 594 506 88 0 350 223 17 4 79 269 69
45 to 49 449 384 63 2 251 175 20 3 47 200 56
50 to 54 453 390 60 3 295 128 16 14 46 225 46
55 to 59 278 248 29 1 174 94 9 1 23 148 30
60 to 64 149 136 13 0 103 41 1 4 5 74 23
65 to 69 88 77 11 0 60 27 0 1 7 44 12
70 to 74 52 42 10 0 37 10 4 1 3 32 7
75 and over 91 85 6 0 82 6 3 0 5 49 9
Unknown 5,203 610 20 4,573 76 453 1 4,673 25 204 3,148
  • 1 Not all agencies provide ethnicity data; therefore, the race and ethnicity totals will not equal.
  • 2 Includes American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander.
  • 3 Because of rounding, the percentages may not add to 100.0.
  • 4 Does not include unknown ages.