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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
411 94
Detroit is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Detroit Michigan

2
269 68
Camden is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Camden New Jersey

3
254 79
Compton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Compton California

4
243 75
Flint is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Flint Michigan

5
214 72
Oakland is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Oakland California

6
199 74
Gary is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Gary Indiana

7
201 76
Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Baltimore Maryland

8
186 68
Newark is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Newark New Jersey

9
168 65
Memphis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Memphis Tennessee

10
208 95
New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
New Orleans Louisiana

11
187 89
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
St. Louis Missouri

12
170 80
Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Atlanta Georgia

13
160 83
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Philadelphia Pennsylvania

14
145 80
Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Cleveland Ohio

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15
166 97
Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Washington, D.C. Washington

16
104 72
Birmingham is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Birmingham Alabama

17
84 71
Jackson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Jackson Mississippi

18
82 71
Miami Gardens is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Miami Gardens Florida

19
77 82
Youngstown is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Youngstown Ohio

20
76 82
Little Rock is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Little Rock Arkansas

21
84 100
Orlando is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Orlando Florida

22
65 79
North Charleston is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
North Charleston South Carolina

23
72 91
Richmond is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Richmond California

24
71 101
Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Milwaukee Wisconsin

25
60 141
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Minneapolis Minnesota