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Expanded Homicide Data Table 3

Murder

Race, Ethnicity, and Sex of Victim by Race, Ethnicity, and Sex of Offender, 2016

[Single victim/single offender]

Race 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 3,499 2,854 533 40 72 3,157 335 7 789 1,438 366
Black or African American 2,870 243 2,570 17 40 2,586 270 14 95 1,613 349
Other race1 221 56 37 123 5 185 35 1 14 132 24
Unknown race 86 43 16 4 23 75 11 0 12 24 17
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 4,751 2,073 2,455 114 109 4,260 471 20 685 2,264 537
Female 1,913 1,117 696 70 30 1,735 176 2 225 939 217
Unknown sex 12 5 5 1 1 8 4 0 0 4 2
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 985 792 142 10 41 907 63 15 661 205 39
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,257 1,728 2,156 122 251 3,629 424 204 229 2,913 134
Unknown 931 372 446 23 90 767 103 61 19 86 581
  • 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, this table excludes data when the offender age, sex, race, and ethnicity are all reported as unknown.