Special Report

Cities With the Most Murders so Far This Year

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40. Greensboro, NC
> Murders YTD per 100,000 people: 8.5
> Total murders Jan. 1 – July 31, 2022: 25
> Population: 294,395

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39. Durham, NC
> Murders YTD per 100,000 people: 8.7
> Total murders Jan. 1 – Aug. 6, 2022: 24
> Population: 276,341

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38. South Bend, IN
> Murders YTD per 100,000 people: 8.8
> Total murders Jan. 1 – May 31, 2022: 9
> Population: 102,686

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37. Lexington, KY
> Murders YTD per 100,000 people: 9.0
> Total murders Jan. 1 – Aug. 13, 2022: 29
> Population: 322,200

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36. Houston, TX
> Murders YTD per 100,000 people: 9.8
> Total murders Jan. 1 – June 30, 2022: 226
> Population: 2,313,238

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