Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Young white males (between age 14 and 24) represent only 6% of the population, yet commit almost 17% of the murders

For young black males, the numbers are even more alarming - only 1.2% of the population but committing 27% of all homicides. This means that even though there are about five young white males for every young black one, the blacks still commit a greater number of homicides.


Harold said...

I wonder how many of those "young white males" were actually Hispanic?

Anonymous said...

They definitely play fast and loose with the definitions, but this particular demographic is the one that will commit the most murders. elderly women aren't going to be as equally likely to commit a murder as a young man.

Anonymous said...

That was the perfect question, Harold.