Violent Crime Rate

From 2003 to 2013, the violent crime rate declined by 107.9 violent crimes per 100,000 people.

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2015 Index of Culture and Opportunity

The Social and Economic Trends that Shape America

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2015 Index of Culture and Opportunity

The Social and Economic Trends that Shape America