A Tale of Two Cities Obama’s Hometown vs. A Texas Town

A Tale of Two Cities
Obama’s Hometown vs. A Texas Town
  Chicago , IL
    Houston , TX
Population
    2.7 million
    2.15 million
Median HH income
    $38,600
    $37,000
% African-American
    38.9%
    24%
% Hispanic
    29.9%
    44%
% Asian
    5.5%
    6%
% non-Hispanic White
    25.7%
    26%
A reasonably similar matchup -until:
Chicago, IL
    VS Houston , TX
Concealed carry gun law
    no
    yes
# of gun stores
    0
    84 dedicated gun shops,
    1500 places to buy guns (Wal-Mart, etc.)
Homicides, 2012
    806
    207
Homicides per 100k
    28.4
    9.6
Average January
high temp, F
    31
    63
I suppose one must conclude:
Murder is caused by cold weather.

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