Summary of Hate Crime Statistics, 2004

Updated August 5, 2020 | Infoplease Staff

The following table lists the hate crime statistics for the United States during 2004, including the number of incidents, offenses, victims, and known offenders according to race, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity, and more.

Number of
Number of
Number of
Number of
known offenders
Race 4,0424,8635,1194,173
Anti-white 8299981,0271,085
Anti-black 2,7313,2813,4752,694
Anti-American Indian/Alaska Native 839710097
Anti-Asian/Pacific Islander 217252266188
Anti-multi-racial group 182235251109
Religion 1,3741,4801,586604
Anti-Jewish 9541,0031,076330
Anti-Catholic 57576837
Anti-Protestant 38434828
Anti-Islamic 156193201124
Anti-other religious group 12814014768
Anti-multi-religious group 35373914
Anti-atheism/agnosticism/etc. 6773
Sexual orientation 1,1971,4061,4821,258
Anti-male homosexual 738855902832
Anti-female homosexual164201212163
Anti-homosexual 245297314224
Anti-heterosexual 33353622
Anti-bisexual 17181817
Ethnicity/national origin 9721,2011,2541,047
Anti-Hispanic 475611646585
Anti-other ethnicity/national origin 497590608462
Multiple-bias incidents1714149
Total 7,6499,0359,5287,145
1. A multiple-bias incident is a hate crime in which two or more offense types were committed as a result of two or more bias motivations.
Source: Crime in the United States, 2004, FBI, Uniform Crime Reports.

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