The 15 Most Dangerous Cities in the United States

 The 15 Most Dangerous Cities in the United States

There are many dangerous cities in the world. In today’s blog, we’ll talk about the 15 most dangerous cities in the United States.

15. New Orleans, Louisiana

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The violent crime rate in New Orleans is 1,145 per 100,000 residents.

There were 121 murders within the city limits in 2019.

14. Rockford, Illinois

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The violent crime rate in Rockford, in northern Illinois, is 1,174 per 100,000 residents. 

Fourteen people were murdered in that city in 2019. 

13. Anchorage, Alaska

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The violent crime rate in Anchorage is 1,245 per 100,000 residents.

12. Oakland, California

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The violent crime rate in Oakland is 1,272 crimes per 100,000 residents.

There were 78 murders in the city in 2019. 

11. San Bernardino, California

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The violent crime rate in San Bernardino is 1,319 per 100,000 residents.

In 2019, 46 people in the city were murdered.

10. Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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The violent crime rate in Milwaukee is 1,332 incidents per 100,000 residents. 

9. Albuquerque, New Mexico

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The violent crime rate in Albuquerque is 1,352 per 100,000 residents. 

There were 84 people murdered there in 2019.

8. Stockton, California

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The violent crime rate in Stockton is 1,397 per 100,000 residents. 

In 2019, there were 34 murders there.

6. Cleveland, Ohio

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The violent crime rate in Cleveland is 1,517 per 100,000 residents.

6. Little Rock, Arkansas

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The violent crime rate in Little Rock is 1,517 per 100,000 residents. 

The aggravated assault rate in this city was nearly five times the national rate.

5. Springfield, Missouri

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The violent crime rate in Springfield is 1,519 per 100,000 residents.

There were 356 rapes there in 2019. That’s nearly five times the national rate.

4. Baltimore, Maryland

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The violent crime rate in Baltimore is 1,859 per 100,000 people. 

In 2019, 348 people in Baltimore were murdered.

3. Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis Police Shooting

The violent crime rate in Memphis is 1,901 per 100,000 residents. 

In 2019, 190 people were murdered there.

2. St. Louis, Missouri

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St. Louis has a violent crime rate of 1,927 per 100,000 people.

In 2019, 194 people were murdered in that city.

1. Detroit, Michigan

Three Killed, Multiple Wounded In Shooting In Detroit

Detroit overtook St. Louis as the nation’s new most dangerous city. Detroit’s violent crime rate is 1,965 incidents per 100,000 residents.

In 2019, 275 people were murdered.

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