Out of 318,000 people, St. Louis is 49.2 percent black 43.9 percent white(as of 2010 US Census).
Our good friends at the St. LouisMetropolitan Police Department not only put out an annual report on crime broken down by race, but a weekly analysis of the yearly crime rate.
With this, we can break down homicide suspects by for the year, d ating back to 2009.
For 2017, there were 205 murder victims:
- 12 were white (10 white males and 2 white females)
- 192 were black (167 black males and 25 black females)
- 1 was a Hispanic male
In 2017 St. Louis, there were 138 homicide suspects:
- 137 were black
- 1 was white
For the year 2017, 137 out of 138 homicide suspects in St. Louis were black, or 99. 2 percent.
Yes, it’s quite obvious gun crime/homicide has a color in St. Louis.