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Baltimore ranked among top 10 cities with biggest homicide rate problems, WalletHub study

BALTIMORE, MD—With the homicide rate having decreased by an average of roughly 5% in 40 of the biggest U.S. cities between Q3 2021 and Q3 2023, WalletHub this week released its report on the Cities With the Biggest Homicide Rate Problems.

Baltimore came in at No. 6 on the list.  At No. 1 was Washington, D.C., followed by Memphis, TN.

In order to determine which cities have the biggest homicide problems, WalletHub compared 40 of the largest U.S. cities based on per capita homicides in Q3 2023 as well as per capita homicides in Q3 2023 vs. Q3 2022 and Q3 2021.

Cities with Biggest Homicide Rate Problems
1. Washington, DC 6. Baltimore, MD
2. Memphis, TN 7. Jacksonville, FL
3. Detroit, MI 8. Kansas City, MO
4. Milwaukee, WI 9. Dallas, TX
5. Atlanta, GA 10. Seattle, WA

The full report is available online here.

Additional information can be found in the video below.

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