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GunPolicy.org. 2015 ‘Calculated Rates - District of Columbia.’ Historical Population Data - USCB International Data Base. Suitland, MD: US Census Bureau Population Division. 6 July

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Historical Population Data - District of Columbia

Year: Total Midyear Population
2013: 649,111
2012: 635,040
2011: 620,427
2010: 605,210
2009: 592,228
2008: 580,236
2007: 574,404
2006: 570,681
2005: 567,136
2004: 567,754
2003: 568,502
2002: 573,158
2001: 574,504
2000: 572,046
1999: 570,213
1998: 565,230
1997: 567,736
1996: 572,377
1995: 580,517

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GunPolicy.org rate calculation:

Gun Death and Injury

Number of Handgun Homicides:
2013: 301 2
2011: 37
2010: 32
2009: 80
1997: 7

Calculated Rate* of Handgun Homicide:
2013: 4.62
2011: 5.96
2010: 5.29
2009: 13.51
1997: 1.23

Number of Long Gun Homicides:
2013: 21
2011: 1
2010: 0
2009: 2
1997: 1

Calculated Rate* of Long Gun Homicide:
2013: 0.31
2011: 0.16
2010: 0.00
2009: 0.34
1997: 0.18

Number of Gun Homicides (Other):
2013: 491
2011: 39
2010: 67
2009: 31
1997: 234

Calculated Rate* of Gun Homicide (Other):

2013: 7.55
2011: 6.29
2010: 11.07
2009: 5.23
1997: 41.22

Number of Justifiable Homicides:
2011: 103
2010: 0
2009: 18
2008: 0
2007: 0
2006: 0
2005: 0
2004: 0
2003: 0
2002: 0
2001: 0
2000: 0
1999: 0
1998: 0
1997: 0
1996: 0
1995: 17

Calculated Rate* of Justifiable Homicide:
2011: 1.62
2010: 0.00
2009: 3.04
2008: 0.00
2007: 0.00
2006: 0.00
2005: 0.00
2004: 0.00
2003: 0.00
2002: 0.00
2001: 0.00
2000: 0.00
1999: 0.00
1998: 0.00
1997: 0.00
1996: 0.00
1995: 2.93

[*Crude Rate per nn Population = Number ÷ Population x nn]

ID: Q7196

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