Category: Crime

Baltimore, You’re More Likely to be Murdered Than Raped


The FBI routinely compiles crime statistics from the 260 largest cities in the United States (with a population of 100,000 or more).  By calculating the number of occurrences per capita (per 100,000 people) from those statistics one can compare and rank the probability of occurrence of the various crimes within each of  those cities. Baltimore’s crime statistics and ranking are listed below as derived from the 2015 FBI crime statistics. Generally, the highest ranking crime has been listed first; however, rape has been listed just under murder.  In reviewing Baltimore’s per capita statistics, it was noted that one is … Read the rest