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States' Results 

We have included a map of the United States to show the statistics of how each state is doing in reducing the domestic homicide rates for women. The map shows the number of domestic homicides of women per million population in 2000, as cited by the FBI in its Supplemental Homicide Report.  Click on our interactive map or use the text links below: For a note about the source of these statistics click here.

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A Word About Collecting Statistics on Domestic Violence Homicides of Women;
Overall Domestic Homicide Reduction 1976-1997;  States and Major Cities Reporting the Fewest Domestic Violence Homicides; Summary of Large Cities' Domestic Homicide Rates; and Why the Reduction in Domestic Homicides?  Please click on these titles for access to this vital information.

 
Summary of Large Cities' Domestic Homicide Rates

Following are the domestic violence homicide rates of women eighteen and older by intimate partners, for the largest United States cities (250,000 or more) ranked from largest to smallest.

City 1995, 1996, 1997 City 1995, 1996, 1997
New York City, NY  29     31     30 Virginia Beach, VA  1       *       1
Los Angeles, CA 22     22     12 Honolulu, HI  3       3       4
Chicago, IL  32     23     20 Long Beach, CA  3       6       4
Houston, TX  14      20     15 Albuquerque, NM  2       6       6
Philadelphia, PA  15      15     12 Atlanta, GA  8       5       8
San Diego, CA  7        6     11  Fresno, CA  6       4       3
Phoenix, AZ  10       4       6 Tulsa, OK  2       2       2 
San Antonio, TX  4        2       7  Las Vegas, NV  14       7      10
Dallas, TX  3       5       4 Sacramento, CA  5      11      8
Detroit, MI  5       5       5 Oakland, CA  5       1       3
San Jose, CA  2       3       3 Miami, FL  2       1       *
Indianapolis, IN  9       3       1 Omaha, NE  1       1      3
San Francisco, CA  6       5       2 Minneapolis, MN 3       1      4
Jacksonsville, FL  3       4       * St. Louis, MO  13      6      4
Baltimore, MD 12     18    10 Pittsburgh, PA  1        2      4
Columbus, OH  3       2       4 Cincinnati, OH  2       0       *
El Paso, TX 3       2       6 Colorado Springs, CO 4       1       *
Memphis, TN  2        8     11 Mesa, AZ  1       1       0
Milwaukee, WI  4       3       1 Wichita, KS  *       *       *
Boston, MA  7       3       1 Toledo, OH  3       0       1
Washington, DC  3       *       1 Buffalo, NY  1       1       1
Austin, TX  *       7       2 Santa Ana, CA  *       1       *
Seattle, WA  5       2       2 Arlington, TX  0       0       1
Nashville, TN  4       5       5 Anaheim, CA  3       *       1
Cleveland, OH  6       1       5 Tampa, FL  8       1       *
Denver, CO  6       3       6 Corpus Christi, TX  3       0       2
Portland, OR 2       5       6 Newark, NJ  1       *       *
Fort Worth, TX  9       7       5 Louisville, KY  7       4       0
New Orleans, LA  2       4       8 St. Paul, MN  1       3       0
Oklahoma City, OK  5       4       4 Birmingham, AL  2       2       4
Tucson, AZ  3       2       2 Riverside, CA  4       7       6
Charlotte, NC  3       3       3 Aurora, CO  1       1       3
Kansas City, MO 3       3       3 Anchorage, AK 6        *       1

*Data not available (four cities) or not able to be confirmed.

Facts are courtesy of U.S. Dept. of Justice, The Bureau of Justice Statistics and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (Supplemental Homicide Reports).
www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/homicide/homtrnd.htm

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