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American Cities With the Highest Murder Rates

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40. Dania Beach, Florida
> Murder rate: 24.6 per 100,000 people
> Murders reported in 2020: 8 — 223rd highest of 1,289 cities (tied)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 623.5 — 227th highest of 1,287 cities
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 32,557 — 245th lowest of 1,289 cities

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39. Little Rock, Arkansas
> Murder rate: 24.8 per 100,000 people
> Murders reported in 2020: 49 — 46th highest of 1,289 cities (tied)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 1,849.9 — 6th highest of 1,287 cities
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 197,688 — 115th highest of 1,289 cities

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38. Hallandale Beach, Florida
> Murder rate: 24.9 per 100,000 people
> Murders reported in 2020: 10 — 183rd highest of 1,289 cities (tied)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 498.1 — 338th highest of 1,287 cities
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 40,153 — 419th lowest of 1,289 cities

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37. Sumter, South Carolina
> Murder rate: 25.3 per 100,000 people
> Murders reported in 2020: 10 — 183rd highest of 1,289 cities (tied)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 1,241.7 — 36th highest of 1,287 cities
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 39,542 — 401st lowest of 1,289 cities

36. Warren, Ohio
> Murder rate: 26.0 per 100,000 people
> Murders reported in 2020: 10 — 183rd highest of 1,289 cities (tied)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 449.8 — 396th highest of 1,287 cities
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 38,462 — 374th lowest of 1,289 cities

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