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Expanded Homicide Data Table 6

Murder

Race, Ethnicity, and Sex of Victim by Race, Ethnicity, and Sex of Offender, 2015

[Single victim/single offender]

Race/Ethnicity of victim Total Race of offender Sex of offender Ethnicity of offender
White Black or
African
American
Other1 Unknown Male Female Unknown Hispanic
or Latino
Not
Hispanic
or Latino
Unknown
White 3,167 2,574 500 49 44 2,817 306 44 633 1,086 1,448
Black or African American 2,664 229 2,380 13 42 2,391 231 42 99 1,135 1,430
Other race1 222 60 34 126 2 192 28 2 15 108 99
Unknown race 84 34 20 6 24 49 11 24 4 19 61
Sex of victim Total Race of offender Sex of offender Ethnicity of offender
White Black or
African
American
Other1 Unknown Male Female Unknown Hispanic
or Latino
Not
Hispanic
or Latino
Unknown
Male 4,333 1,834 2,299 126 74 3,845 414 74 558 1,682 2,093
Female 1,719 1,029 614 62 14 1,554 151 14 189 647 883
Unknown sex 85 34 21 6 24 50 11 24 4 19 62
Ethnicity of victim Total Race of offender Sex of offender Ethnicity of offender
White Black or
African
American
Other1 Unknown Male Female Unknown Hispanic
or Latino
Not
Hispanic
or Latino
Unknown
Hispanic or Latino 757 600 138 9 10 703 44 10 535 180 42
Not Hispanic or Latino 2,360 1,000 1,249 96 15 2,111 234 15 189 2,116 55
Unknown 3,020 1,297 1,547 89 87 2,635 298 87 27 52 2,941
  • 1 Includes American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander.
  • NOTE: This table is based on incidents where some information about the offender is known by law enforcement; therefore, when the offender age, sex, race, and ethnicity are all reported as unknown, these data are excluded from the table.