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Cities / Towns 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
451 116
Detroit is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Michigan
2
299 79
Camden is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
New Jersey
3
267 84
Flint is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Michigan
4
282 94
Compton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
California
5
240 78
Oakland is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
California
6
231 85
Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Maryland
7
217 80
Gary is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Indiana
8
192 70
Memphis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Tennessee
9
201 78
Newark is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
New Jersey
10
230 100
New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Louisiana
11
191 87
Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Georgia
12
207 99
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Missouri
13
178 94
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Pennsylvania
14
169 89
Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Ohio
15
188 105
Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Washington
16
125 75
Birmingham is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Alabama
17
105 74
Jackson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Mississippi
18
99 77
Miami Gardens is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Florida
19
91 85
Little Rock is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Arkansas
20
80 85
North Charleston is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
South Carolina
21
99 107
Orlando is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Florida
22
85 94
Youngstown is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Ohio
23
82 96
Richmond is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
California
24
81 109
Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Wisconsin
25
63 168
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Minnesota