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Expanded Homicide Data Table 3

Murder Offenders

by Age, Sex, Race, and Ethnicity, 2017

Age Total Sex Race Ethnicity1
Male Female Unknown White Black
or African
American
Other2 Unknown Hispanic
or Latino
Not
Hispanic
or Latino
Unknown
Total 17,251 10,665 1,443 5,143 5,125 6,444 314 5,368 1,505 6,324 5,353
Percent distribution3 100.0 61.8 8.4 29.8 29.7 37.4 1.8 31.1 11.4 48.0 40.6
Under 184 803 730 73 0 295 488 10 10 113 401 73
Under 224 2,932 2,626 284 22 1,045 1,766 57 64 430 1,494 267
18 and over4 10,669 9,264 1,351 54 4,736 5,464 301 168 1,336 5,621 1,082
Infant (under 1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 to 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 to 8 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
9 to 12 7 6 1 0 4 3 0 0 0 5 0
13 to 16 405 365 40 0 151 242 5 7 56 199 40
17 to 19 1,467 1,327 135 5 524 903 21 19 224 755 123
20 to 24 2,519 2,222 279 18 858 1,545 63 53 347 1,298 251
25 to 29 2,053 1,764 282 7 826 1,152 54 21 274 1,068 227
30 to 34 1,465 1,259 197 9 676 718 52 19 184 786 148
35 to 39 1,062 916 145 1 543 472 33 14 132 546 107
40 to 44 754 627 123 4 387 330 26 11 81 398 80
45 to 49 566 480 86 0 323 214 20 9 60 289 61
50 to 54 421 357 57 7 233 159 18 11 34 249 37
55 to 59 335 290 43 2 213 109 8 5 31 182 32
60 to 64 179 163 16 0 110 61 5 3 19 102 17
65 to 69 93 84 9 0 69 21 1 2 5 55 7
70 to 74 53 49 4 0 42 7 1 3 0 29 9
75 and over 92 85 6 1 72 15 4 1 2 61 15
Unknown 5,779 671 19 5,089 94 492 3 5,190 56 302 4,198
  • 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.