Sadly the homicide rate in the United States has skyrocketed since 2019. The homicide rate has risen nearly 37% in 50 of the most populated cities in the United States in the last two years.

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Brian Jackson

WalletHub has put together a list of the top 50 cities in the U.S. that have the highest growth in homicide rates based on per capita homicides in Q4 2021, as well as per capita homicides in Q4 2021 vs. Q4 2020 and Q4 2019.

Maybe I am weird, ok we all know I am, but I like to know the crime rate of a city I am about to visit. Every year we go to Memphis, I always say I don't want to end up on an episode of "The First 48."  They actually used to shoot episodes in Memphis.

According to WalletHub is the list of Cities with the Most Homicides in the last two years, three Texas cities made the list.

50.  Riverside, CA

49. Nashville, TN

48. Anchorage, AK

47. Chandler, AZ

46. Raliegh, NC

45. Arlington, TX

44. Sacramento, CA

43. Seattle, WA

42. Virginia Beach, VA

41. Madison, WI

40. Jacksonville, FL

39. Lincoln, NE

38. New York, NY

37. Scottsdale, AZ

36. Phoenix, AZ

35. San Fransisco, CA

34. Oklahoma City, OK

33. Los Angelas, CA

32. Omaha, NE

31. Chesapeake, VA

30. Colorado Springs, CO

29. Kansas City, MO

28. Charlotte, NC

27. Columbus, OH

26. Fort Worth, TX

25. Durham, NC

24. Minneapolis, MN

23. Dallas, TX

22. Tuscon, AZ

21. Winston Salem, NC

20. Austin, TX

19. Garland, TX

18. Louisville, KY

17. Atlanta, GA

16. St Petersburg, FL

15. Detroit, MI

14. Philidelphia, PA

13  Las Vegas, NV

12. Indianapolis, IN

11. Milwaukee, WI

10. Chicago, IL

9. Albuquerque, NM

8. Denver, CO

7. Baltimore, MD

6. Oakland, CA

5. Northfolk, VA

4. Washington, DC

3. Cincinnati, OH

2. New Orleans, LA

1. Memphis, TN



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