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When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 1999 Homicide Data

Females Murdered by Males in Single Victim/Single Offender Incidents

Appendix One: Number of Females Murdered by Males in Single Victim/Single Offender Homicides and Rates by State, 1999

State Ranking by Rate

State

Number of Homicide Victims

Homicide Rate per 100,000

NA Alabama NA NA
2 Alaska 9 3.06
4 Arizona 54 2.24
13 Arkansas 23 1.74
24 California 217 1.31
22 Colorado 28 1.37
37 Connecticut 17 1.01
35 Delaware 4 1.03
NA Florida NA NA
16 Georgia 65 1.63
18 Hawaii 9 1.52
34 Idaho 7 1.12
38 Illinois 58 0.93
27 Indiana 38 1.25
46 Iowa 6 0.41
NA Kansas NA NA
43 Kentucky 10 0.49
3 Louisiana 57 2.51
11 Maine 12 1.87
26 Maryland 34 1.28
41 Massachusetts 19 0.59
20 Michigan 72 1.42
39 Minnesota 19 0.78
21 Mississippi 20 1.39
9 Missouri 53 1.88
44 Montana 2 0.45
42 Nebraska 5 0.59
1 Nevada 30 3.38
31 New Hampshire 7 1.15
19 New Jersey 60 1.43
17 New Mexico 14 1.58
30 New York 109 1.16
10 North Carolina 74 1.88
47 North Dakota 0  
36 Ohio 59 1.01
8 Oklahoma 33 1.92
32 Oregon 19 1.13
25 Pennsylvania 80 1.28
29 Rhode Island 6 1.17
5 South Carolina 42 2.09
23 South Dakota 5 1.34
7 Tennessee 55 1.94
15 Texas 171 1.68
28 Utah 13 1.21
6 Vermont 6 1.99
14 Virginia 60 1.71
40 Washington 20 0.69
12 West Virginia 17 1.82
33 Wisconsin 30 1.12
45 Wyoming 1 0.42
. U.S. Total 1,750 1.35
 

 


 

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