COVID-19 has affected our country in so many ways over the past two years.

In many cases, the numbers can be dramatic and quite negative.

The homicide rate in the biggest United States cities has dramatically increased by an average of 37 percent from the 4th quarter of 2019 through 4th quarter of 2021.

This is according to, in a report released earlier this week titled Cities With the Highest Increase in Homicide Rates During COVID.

Many of the cities who made this list are predictable. Others are not. Here’s the list of the 10 worst and later we provide you with a link to see the entire report.

Pennsylvania made the extended list. New Jersey did not. This is a list that you do not want to be included.

Cities with Highest Increase in Homicide Rates
1. Memphis, TN6. Baltimore, MD
2. New Orleans, LA7. Oakland, CA
3. Cincinnati, OH8. Denver, CO
4. Washington, DC9. Albuquerque, NM
5. Norfolk, VA10. Chicago, IL confirmed that the data reported is from information that they received by January 24, 2022, by 12:30 p.m., ET.

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To determine the largest increase in homicides, looked at 50 of the largest cities in America, based upon per capita homicides during the past 2 years.

You can read the entire report and see your city’s rank, by using this link directly below.


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