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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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401 89
Detroit is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Detroit Michigan

2
264 64
Camden is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Camden New Jersey

3
245 76
Compton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Compton California

4
232 73
Flint is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Flint Michigan

5
206 69
Oakland is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Oakland California

6
192 72
Gary is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Gary Indiana

7
181 66
Newark is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Newark New Jersey

8
193 74
Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Baltimore Maryland

9
163 65
Memphis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Memphis Tennessee

10
201 95
New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
New Orleans Louisiana

11
181 88
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
St. Louis Missouri

12
165 78
Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Atlanta Georgia

13
156 81
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Philadelphia Pennsylvania

14
163 94
Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Washington, D.C. Washington

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15
144 79
Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Cleveland Ohio

16
103 72
Birmingham is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Birmingham Alabama

17
82 71
Jackson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Jackson Mississippi

18
80 71
Miami Gardens is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Miami Gardens Florida

19
77 81
Youngstown is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Youngstown Ohio

20
75 81
Little Rock is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Little Rock Arkansas

21
84 99
Orlando is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Orlando Florida

22
64 78
North Charleston is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
North Charleston South Carolina

23
71 90
Richmond is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Richmond California

24
70 100
Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Milwaukee Wisconsin

25
58 140
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Minneapolis Minnesota