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United States The Most Dangerous Cities in America  

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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1
435 109
Detroit is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Michigan

2
289 76
Camden is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
New Jersey

3
257 83
Flint is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Michigan

4
271 91
Compton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
California

5
235 75
Oakland is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
California

6
220 84
Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Maryland

7
212 79
Gary is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Indiana

8
186 69
Memphis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Tennessee

9
198 77
Newark is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
New Jersey

10
226 99
New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Louisiana

11
201 96
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Missouri

12
185 85
Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Georgia

13
173 92
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Pennsylvania

14
182 104
Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Washington

15
158 87
Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Ohio

16
120 75
Birmingham is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Alabama

17
99 74
Jackson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Mississippi

18
94 77
Miami Gardens is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Florida

19
88 85
Little Rock is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Arkansas

20
98 104
Orlando is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Florida

21
76 84
North Charleston is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
South Carolina

22
81 92
Youngstown is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Ohio

23
80 95
Richmond is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
California

24
77 107
Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Wisconsin

25
61 159
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Minnesota