CivMetrics collects key public safety data for the largest cities in the United States. We’re posting some of our insights here. In this installment, we look at the violent crime rates in major cities in 2020. For questions about our data, or to request data, please contact EBallantine@CivMetrics.com. Data is from the FBI’s UCR tool.
The nationwide violent crime rate rose in 2020 for the first time in four years. Which big cities saw spikes in violent crime, and which saw declines? At the bottom of the page, find a sortable table with the violent crime rates of the 100 largest U.S. cities.
Here are the 10 cities with the highest violent crime rate (per 1,000 residents) in 2020:
Meanwhile, here are the 10 cities with the lowest rate of violent crime last year:
Below, find a sortable table with the violent crime rates of the 100 largest U.S. cities.