America’s Most Dangerous Cities


Detroit at the Central Library

Detroit at the Central Library (Photo credit: eliaspunch)

Susitna Elementary, Anchorage, Alaska

Susitna Elementary, Anchorage, Alaska (Photo credit: djwudi)

Overview: Anchorage, Alaska

Overview: Anchorage, Alaska (Photo credit: djwudi)

Landscape of the skyline of Lubbock, Texas tak...

Landscape of the skyline of Lubbock, Texas taken from the shoulder of Interstate 27. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Burglary statistics per 1,000 for various coun...

Burglary statistics per 1,000 for various countries over various years. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The amount of serious crime in Over-the-Rhine ...

The amount of serious crime in Over-the-Rhine (blue) has decreased since 2006, but crime still remains higher than the citywide neighborhood average (red). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Flint

Flint (Photo credit: doyoubleedlikeme)

Moose in yard in Anchorage, Alaska

Moose in yard in Anchorage, Alaska (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Mormon Temple Lubbock Texas

Mormon Temple Lubbock Texas (Photo credit: More Good Foundation)

Lubbock Lodge, Lubbock, Texas

Lubbock Lodge, Lubbock, Texas (Photo credit: Boston Public Library)

Peak Three, near Anchorage, Alaska

Peak Three, near Anchorage, Alaska (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Aerial view of the Port of Anchorage, Alaska, USA.

Aerial view of the Port of Anchorage, Alaska, USA. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Lubbock High School, Lubbock, Texas

Lubbock High School, Lubbock, Texas (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Crime increased after the 2001 riots, but has ...

Crime increased after the 2001 riots, but has been decreasing ever since. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Flag of the city of Lubbock, Texas

Flag of the city of Lubbock, Texas (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

US Property Crime Rate

US Property Crime Rate (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A graph showing the distribution of Part 1 cri...

A graph showing the distribution of Part 1 crimes in Cincinnati, Ohio neighborhoods. Part 1 crimes consist of murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, larceny, and auto theft. In this chart East Westwood has the highest percentage of Part 1 crimes of all Cincinnati neighborhoods, while Mount Adams has the lowest percentage. Data was collected from http://www.cincinnati-oh.gov/police/pages/-5304-/ and the pie chart was generated using Microsoft Excel 2007. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I Myke Waddy took this photo. Canada. Myke Wad...

I Myke Waddy took this photo. Canada. Myke Waddy the creator of this work, hereby releases it into the public domain. Part of 3 street crime photos. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Property crime rates in the United States, 198...

Property crime rates in the United States, 1986-2005 (Source: FBI UCR data, which only shows reported crime) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Shattered glass marks the spot where a parked ...

Shattered glass marks the spot where a parked vehicle was broken into, this type of theft is referred to as "theft without keys". (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Abandon vehicle after joyride in winter. Edmon...

Abandon vehicle after joyride in winter. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I Myke waddy took this photo. Canada Myke Wadd...

I Myke waddy took this photo. Canada Myke Waddy the creator of this work, hereby releases it into the public domain. Part of 3 street crime photos. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Flint

Flint (Photo credit: ifmuth)

Flint arrowheads

Flint arrowheads (Photo credit: Thomas Small)

America’s Most Dangerous CitiesRankCityStateViolent Crime Rate*Murder*Forcible Rape*Aggravated Assault*Robbery*Burglary*Property Crime*Arson*Motor Vehicle TheftLarceny/Theft*1DetroitMichigan1,887.434.5451,192.2615.71,900.15,312.9120.31,401.1

City Violent Crime Rate 2010 (Per 100,000 Citizens)
Camden, New Jersey 2,328
Saginaw, Michigan 2,232.5
Wilmington, Delaware 1,909.4
St. Louis, Missouri 1,747.1
Pontiac, Michigan 1,698.8
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 1,641.8
Irvington, New Jersey 1,606.6
Spartanburg, South Carolina 1,597.1
New Haven, Connecticut 1,595.4
Oakland, California 1,529.6
Little Rock, Arkansas 1,522.9
Baltimore, Maryland 1,455.8
Trenton, New Jersey 1,433.8
Buffalo, New York 1,357.5

2,011.82MemphisTennessee1,541.513.262.6985.2480.41,943.76,255.248.7583.43,7283SpringfieldIllinois1,237688.6854.5287.91,846.16,446.448.6204.54,395.94FlintMichigan2,207.948.584.21,461.9613.33,339.35,709.2314597.71,772.25AnchorageAlaska837.74.590.9585.9156.4421.23,51829.6280.02,816.86LubbockTexas878.14.439.9689.9143.91,3535,437.823.7222.13,862.87StocktonCalifornia1,380.916.836.6843.7483.81,534.75,539.221.2698.93,305.68TallahasseeFlorida1,032.67.474.5668.7281.91,673.24,915.9122003,042.79Las VegasNevada8937.646556.8282.69763,051.316.9505.81,569.510RockfordIllinois1,454.713.470.41,053.9316.91,520.74,997.457280.43,196.3

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