Most Dangerous Neighborhoods

NeighborhoodScout's Most Dangerous Neighborhoods
Top 25 Most Dangerous Neighborhoods in America FAQ on How We Rank the Most Dangerous Neighborhoods

Even the most dangerous cities in America can have relatively safe neighborhoods, as there is more variation in crime within most cities than between cities. But using exclusive data developed by NeighborhoodScout, and based on FBI data from all 17,000 local law enforcement agencies in America, we here report those specific neighborhoods in America that have the highest predicted rates of violent crime per 1,000 neighborhood residents of all. Violent crimes include murder, forcible rape, armed robbery, and aggravated assault. These neighborhoods are the epicenters of violence in America, where social issues are likely to ignite into violence and spread. See our FAQ on how we rank the most dangerous neighborhoods

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Rank Neighborhood Violent Crime Rate
(per 1,000)
My Chances of
Becoming a
Victim Here
(in one year)
25 Baton Rouge, LA
(N Lobdell Ave / Harry Dr)
68.96 1 in 15
24 Chicago, IL
(S Pulaski Rd / W Lexington St)
71.55 1 in 14
23 St. Louis, MO
(Clara Ave / Saint Louis Ave)
72.09 1 in 14
22 Washington, DC
(Atlantic St SE / 4th St SE)
72.65 1 in 14
21 Saginaw, MI
(Lapeer Ave / E Genesee Ave)
73.17 1 in 14
20 Chicago, IL
(S Indiana Ave / E 60th St)
75.18 1 in 13
19 West Memphis, AR
(E Jackson Ave / Autumn Ave)
76.03 1 in 13
18 Rockford, IL
(N Rockton Ave / W State St)
76.73 1 in 13
17 Omaha, NE
(N 24th St / Ames Ave)
76.95 1 in 13
16 Cincinnati, OH
(Central Pky / Central Ave)
80.21 1 in 12
15 Baltimore, MD
(E Oliver St / N Broadway)
80.49 1 in 12
14 Oklahoma City, OK
(NE 36th St / N Martin Luther King Ave)
81.31 1 in 12
13 East St. Louis, IL
(Caseyville Ave / N Park Dr)
82.69 1 in 12
12 New Orleans, LA
(Conti St / Marais St)
83.58 1 in 12
11 Detroit, MI
(W Jeffries Fwy / Seebaldt St)
84.78 1 in 12
10 Camden, NJ
(Whitman Park)
84.78 1 in 12
9 Detroit, MI
(Broadstreet Ave / Cortland St)
84.94 1 in 12
8 Detroit, MI
(Wyoming St / Orangelawn St)
85.91 1 in 12
7 Rochester, NY
(Orange St / W Broad St)
88.20 1 in 11
6 Memphis, TN
(Chelsea Ave / N Claybrook St)
88.77 1 in 11
5 Rockford, IL
(7th St / E Jefferson St)
89.70 1 in 11
4 Saginaw, MI
(E Holland Ave / E Genesee Ave)
93.65 1 in 11
3 Atlanta, GA
(Mcdaniel St SW / Mary St SW)
96.20 1 in 10
2 Jackson, TN
(James Buchanan Dr / 1st St)
97.50 1 in 10
1 East St. Louis, IL
(City Center)
100.97 1 in 10
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