FBI releases 2019 hate crime statistics
Highlights of Hate Crime Statistics, 2019 follow. Offenses by Crime CategoryOf the 5,512 hate crime offenses classified as crimes against persons in 2019, 40% were for intimidation, 36.7% were for simple assault, and 21% were for aggravated assault. In 2019, most hate crime incidents (24.6%) occurred in or near residences/homes. The location was reported as other/unknown for 11.2% of hate crime incidents. The remaining 27.3% of hate crime incidents took place at other or multiple locations.