Top 5 Highest
, The United States
, Crime & Punishment Statistics
FBI. (2016). Crime in the United States 2014: “Table 5 - Crime in the United States, by State, 2014".
Data is the Top 5 U.S. states with the highest violent crime rates for the year 2014. Number of violent crime data is total number of violent crimes for 2014 and includes: murder and non-negligent manslaughter, robbery and aggravated assault. Data is the latest available as of January 26th, 2016.
Please note: The District of Columbia is not a state but if it were, it would top our top 5 list at 1,244.4 violent crimes per 100,000 inhabitants.