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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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392 86
Detroit is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Detroit Michigan

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2
255 61
Camden is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Camden New Jersey

3
234 75
Compton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Compton California

4
224 72
Flint is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Flint Michigan

5
200 68
Oakland is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Oakland California

6
186 70
Gary is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Gary Indiana

7
175 65
Newark is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Newark New Jersey

8
186 73
Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Baltimore Maryland

9
197 92
New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
New Orleans Louisiana

10
155 64
Memphis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Memphis Tennessee

11
175 85
St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
St. Louis Missouri

12
160 75
Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Atlanta Georgia

13
151 76
Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Philadelphia Pennsylvania

14
161 87
Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Washington, D.C. Washington

15
140 75
Cleveland is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Cleveland Ohio

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100 68
Birmingham is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Birmingham Alabama

17
80 67
Jackson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Jackson Mississippi

18
77 68
Miami Gardens is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Miami Gardens Florida

19
75 77
Youngstown is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Youngstown Ohio

20
72 78
Little Rock is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Little Rock Arkansas

21
80 96
Orlando is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Orlando Florida

22
61 75
North Charleston is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
North Charleston South Carolina

23
69 86
Richmond is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Richmond California

24
67 97
Milwaukee is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Milwaukee Wisconsin

25
55 137
Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Dangerous Cities in America
Minneapolis Minnesota