Homicide Rates by Urbanization of County of Residence

Notes: Age-adjusted rates per 100,000, based on the 2000 U.S. standard population. Deaths from homicide are coded *U01–*U02, X85–Y09, and Y87.1 in the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision.
Counties were classified into urbanization levels based on a classification scheme that considers metropolitan/nonmetropolitan status, population, and other factors.
§ 95% confidence interval.

Data Source: National Vital Statistics System.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Age-Adjusted Homicide Rates, by Urbanization of County of Residence — United States, 2004 and 2013