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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
424 108
Detroit is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Michigan

2
280 75
Camden is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
New Jersey

3
263 88
Compton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
California

4
250 82
Flint is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Michigan

5
228 75
Oakland is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
California

6
207 77
Gary is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Indiana

7
213 83
Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Maryland

8
181 67
Memphis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Tennessee

9
192 75
Newark is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
New Jersey

10
219 99
New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Louisiana

11
195 95
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Missouri

12
179 84
Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Georgia

13
168 91
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Pennsylvania

14
177 101
Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Washington

15
152 87
Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Ohio

16
115 74
Birmingham is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Alabama

17
96 73
Jackson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Mississippi

18
90 75
Miami Gardens is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Florida

19
84 84
Little Rock is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Arkansas

20
96 101
Orlando is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Florida

21
75 82
North Charleston is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
South Carolina

22
80 91
Youngstown is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Ohio

23
78 95
Richmond is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
California

24
75 107
Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Wisconsin

25
60 154
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Minnesota