In America, an estimated 16,214 people were murdered in 2018. This was a 6.2% decrease from the 2017 estimate.
Out of the murder rates in 65 major U.S. cities (cities with greater than 100,000 residents) for 2018, Springfield came in at #61.
St. Louis, btw, was #1 – again.
These rates are calculated using the FBI's 2018 Crime in the United States data.