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Jenn Lindley
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List Rules Only list cities with high rates of murder, rape, robbery, assault and theft. Vote on cities perceived to be the most dangerous.

A list of cities that are perceived to be the most dangerous in the United States. These cities are judged on six crime categories: murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, and motor vehicle theft. Stuff happens here that you'd only thought would happen in a violent movie. Many of these metropolitan areas in the USA have had decades of blight and urban decay that have led them to this state. But it's possible for a city with a high crime rate to improve their statistics with better policing, rising incomes, gentrification etc - for example, you no longer see Los Angeles or New York City on this list. Cities on this list must have a population of at least 75,000 to be included. Source: www.cqpress.com.

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387 85
Detroit is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Detroit Michigan

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2
250 61
Camden is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Camden New Jersey

3
230 74
Compton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Compton California

4
218 71
Flint is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Flint Michigan

5
198 67
Oakland is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Oakland California

6
183 69
Gary is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Gary Indiana

7
173 64
Newark is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Newark New Jersey

8
180 73
Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Baltimore Maryland

9
195 91
New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
New Orleans Louisiana

10
154 63
Memphis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Memphis Tennessee

11
172 84
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
St. Louis Missouri

12
158 75
Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Atlanta Georgia

13
147 76
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Philadelphia Pennsylvania

14
158 86
Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Washington, D.C. Washington

15
139 74
Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Cleveland Ohio

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99 66
Birmingham is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Birmingham Alabama

17
78 66
Jackson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Jackson Mississippi

18
76 67
Miami Gardens is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Miami Gardens Florida

19
73 76
Youngstown is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Youngstown Ohio

20
70 77
Little Rock is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Little Rock Arkansas

21
60 74
North Charleston is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
North Charleston South Carolina

22
78 96
Orlando is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Orlando Florida

23
68 85
Richmond is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Richmond California

24
64 97
Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Milwaukee Wisconsin

25
53 135
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Minneapolis Minnesota