Oklahoman Published: January 13, 2013

Population*; 2012 homicides; and homicide rates (per 100,000 people) for Oklahoma City, similarly sized U.S. cities and others

Population*; 2012 homicides; and homicide rates (per 100,000 people) for Oklahoma City and other cities

Oklahoma City — 591,912; 99; 16.7

Portland, Ore. — 593,820; 27; 4.6

Louisville/Jefferson County, Ky. — 602,011; 62; 10.3

Nashville-Davidson metro area, Tenn. — 597,867; 60; 10

Washington — 617, 996; 88; 14.2

Las Vegas — 589,317; 80; 13.6

Albuquerque, N.M. — 552,804; 46; 8.3

Tucson, Ariz. — 525,796; 46; 8.7

Fresno, Calif. — 501,362; 51; 10.2

Chicago — 2,707,120; 506; 18.7

Detroit — 706,585; 411; 58.2

Kansas City, Mo. — 463,202; 108; 23.3

St. Louis — 318,069; 113; 35.5

New York — 8,244,910; 418; 5.07

Dallas — 1,223,229; 152; 12.4

*Based on U.S. Census Bureau estimates for July 2011, the latest data available

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