USDOJ-Homicide Trends by Race

Keep in mind that for federal crimes statistics, hispanics are counted as “White”

Source: FBI, Supplementary Homicide Reports, 1976-2005

Homicide Offending Rates per 100,000 Population by Race

White Black Other
1976   4.9 46.6 4.6
1977   5.1 44.4 4.8
1978   5.3 44.6 3.7
1979   5.8 47.7 5.0
1980   6.4 51.5 6.9
1981   6.0 45.9 6.3
1982   5.6 41.2 6.4
1983   5.3 36.3 6.2
1984   5.3 33.1 5.3
1985   5.1 34.0 5.8
1986   5.3 37.9 6.0
1987   5.2 36.6 5.0
1988   4.9 41.2 4.5
1989   5.1 42.0 4.7
1990   5.6 46.6 4.2
1991   5.6 51.4 5.4
1992   5.2 47.0 5.7
1993   5.2 49.2 5.6
1994   5.1 45.4 5.1
1995   4.9 39.3 5.4
1996   4.5 35.9 4.8
1997   4.1 32.2 4.5
1998   4.2 27.8 3.9
1999   3.6 25.4 3.9
2000   3.5 25.6 3.3
2001   3.5 25.6 3.0
2002   3.6 25.0 2.9
2003   3.5 25.3 3.4
2004   3.6 24.1 2.7
2005   3.5 26.5 2.8

Keep in mind that the U.S. is 81.7% white and 12.9% black as of Ocober 2007. (Source: CIA – World Factbook) 

Homicide Offenders by Race

White Black Other
1976   9,157 10,969 226
1977   9,523 10,625 240
1978   9,915 10,875 192
1979   11,078 11,843 265
1980   12,487 13,320 394
1981   11,686 12,428 361
1982   11,154 11,333 393
1983   10,499 10,109 401
1984   10,631 9,343 363
1985   10,235 9,712 424
1986   10,740 10,970 468
1987   10,563 10,729 411
1988   10,190 12,257 385
1989   10,606 12,674 427
1990   11,823 14,238 404
1991   11,754 15,970 543
1992   11,078 14,866 605
1993   11,203 15,818 615
1994   11,096 14,807 587
1995   10,577 12,994 640
1996   9,804 12,007 599
1997   9,105 10,922 578
1998   9,230 9,571 519
1999   8,009 8,853 540
2000   8,011 9,240 490
2001   8,276 9,428 462
2002   8,473 9,313 462
2003   8,274 9,579 561
2004   8,522 9,234 453
2005   8,350 10,285 492
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