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Most Dangerous Cities

NeighborhoodScout’s Most Dangerous Cities - 2016
Top 100 Most Dangerous Cities in the U.S.

Our research reveals the 100 most dangerous cities in America with 25,000 or more people, based on the number of violent crimes per 1,000 residents. Violent crimes include murder, rape, armed robbery, and aggravated assault. Data used for this research are 1) the number of violent crimes reported to the FBI to have occurred in each city, and 2) the population of each city.

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Rank City
100 Beaumont, TX
99 Elizabeth, NJ
98 Cincinnati, OH
97 Orlando, FL
96 Bridgeport, CT
95 Panama City, FL
94 Reading, PA
93 Goldsboro, NC
92 Lima, OH
91 Lawton, OK
90 Balch Springs, TX
89 Albuquerque, NM
88 Baton Rouge, LA
87 Gary, IN
86 North Miami, FL
85 Salisbury, MD
84 Battle Creek, MI
83 Poughkeepsie, NY
82 Tallahassee, FL
81 Waterloo, IA
80 Odessa, TX
79 Jackson, MI
78 Rocky Mount, NC
77 Anderson, SC
76 Jackson, MS
75 Holyoke, MA
74 Spartanburg, SC
73 Worcester, MA
72 Miami Beach, FL
71 Chattanooga, TN
70 New Orleans, LA
69 Gadsden, AL
68 Houston, TX
67 Minneapolis, MN
66 Canton, OH
65 Philadelphia, PA
64 Bridgeton, NJ
63 Miami, FL
62 Brockton, MA
61 Albany, GA
60 New Haven, CT
59 Springfield, IL
58 Fort Pierce, FL
57 Danville, IL
56 Springfield, MA
55 Jackson, TN
54 Fort Myers, FL
53 Hartford, CT
52 Lawrence, MA
51 Newark, NJ
50 Lansing, MI
49 Trenton, NJ
48 Harrisburg, PA
47 Lake Worth, FL
46 Chelsea, MA
45 Nashville, TN
44 Compton, CA
43 Fall River, MA
42 San Bernardino, CA
41 Springfield, MO
40 Riviera Beach, FL
39 Kalamazoo, MI
38 Niagara Falls, NY
37 Weslaco, TX
36 Buffalo, NY
35 Washington, DC
34 Kansas City, MO
33 Charleston, WV
32 New Bedford, MA
31 Rockford, IL
30 Pine Bluff, AR
29 Indianapolis, IN
28 Daytona Beach, FL
27 Elkhart, IN
26 Atlanta, GA
25 Harvey, IL
24 Homestead, FL
23 Cleveland, OH
22 East Point, GA
21 Atlantic City, NJ
20 Stockton, CA
19 Baltimore, MD
18 Little Rock, AR
17 Myrtle Beach, SC
16 West Memphis, AR
15 Milwaukee, WI
14 Newburgh, NY
13 Chester, PA
12 Birmingham, AL
11 Ardmore, OK
10 St. Louis, MO
9 Oakland, CA
8 Saginaw, MI
7 Flint, MI
6 Memphis, TN
5 Wilmington, DE
4 Alexandria, LA
3 Detroit, MI
2 Camden, NJ
1 East St. Louis, IL
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