The Motley Fool Discussion Boards

Previous Page

Retirement Discussions / Retire Early CampFIRE


Subject:  Re: Welcome To Chicago Date:  1/25/2013  1:23 AM
Author:  TheBaronAndrew Number:  668201 of 867753

The 15 US Cities With The Most Murders Last Year

Having "the most murders" and having "the highest murder rate" are not at all the same thing.

One is sheer numbers; the second is a ratio -- which is more significant.

The picture at the link you posted at the top of this thread declared that Chicago has "the nation's highest murder rate". It absolutely does not.

The Baron Andrew, doing his part to correct misinformation
Copyright 1996-2017 trademark and the "Fool" logo is a trademark of The Motley Fool, Inc. Contact Us