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25 Cities Where Murders are on the Rise

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25. Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL
> 5-Year Change in Murder: 110.0%
> Murders in 2014: 2.0 per 100,000 (12)
> Murders in 2019: 4.2 per 100,000 (28)
> 5-Year Change in Violent Crime: -30.8%

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24. Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL
> 5-Year Change in Murder: 110.0%
> Murders in 2014: 1.0 per 100,000 (4)
> Murders in 2019: 2.1 per 100,000 (8)
> 5-Year Change in Violent Crime: 3.1%

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23. Albuquerque, New Mexico
> 5-Year Change in Murder: 110.4%
> Murders in 2014: 4.8 per 100,000 (43)
> Murders in 2019: 10.1 per 100,000 (93)
> 5-Year Change in Violent Crime: 40.9%

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22. The Villages, Florida
> 5-Year Change in Murder: 111.1%
> Murders in 2014: 1.8 per 100,000 (2)
> Murders in 2019: 3.8 per 100,000 (5)
> 5-Year Change in Violent Crime: -1.1%

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21. Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
> 5-Year Change in Murder: 120.5%
> Murders in 2014: 4.4 per 100,000 (33)
> Murders in 2019: 9.7 per 100,000 (75)
> 5-Year Change in Violent Crime: 65.2%

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