25 Most Dangerous Cities In The U.S. According to FBI Data

With everything going on in the world today, it’s important for you and your loved ones to feel safe, especially when traveling somewhere new.

According to recent studies and statistics, these are the 25 most dangerous cities in America. The crime rates listed are reported violent crimes per 1,000 people, according to the FBI’s data.

1. Memphis, Tennessee

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  • Population: 621,777
  • Violent Crime Rate: 20.71

2. Detroit, Michigan

Detroit, Michigan
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  • Population: 621,193
  • Violent Crime Rate: 20.03

3. Little Rock, Arkansas

Little Rock, Arkansas
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  • Population: 201,029
  • Violent Crime Rate: 18.15

4. Pueblo, Colorado

Pueblo, Colorado
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  • Population: 112,868
  • Violent Crime Rate: 16.00

5. Tacoma, Washington

Tacoma, Washington
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  • Population: 218,849
  • Violent Crime Rate: 15.77

6. Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City, Missouri
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  • Population: 509,319
  • Violent Crime Rate: 14.37

7. Rockford, Illinois

Rockford, Illinois
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  • Population: 145,716
  • Violent Crime Rate: 14.16

8. St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri
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  • Population: 279,390
  • Violent Crime Rate: 14.21

9. Cleveland, Ohio

Cleveland, Ohio
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  • Population: 360,040
  • Violent Crime Rate: 14.53

10. Springfield, Missouri

Springfield, Missouri
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  • Population: 169,176
  • Violent Crime Rate: 13.38

11. Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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  • Population: 558,523
  • Violent Crime Rate: 13.05

12. Lansing, Michigan

Lansing, Michigan
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  • Population: 112,460
  • Violent Crime Rate: 12.61

13. Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore, Maryland
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  • Population: 563,455
  • Violent Crime Rate: 12.07

14. Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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  • Population: 418,075
  • Violent Crime Rate: 11.95

15. Peoria, Illinois

Peoria, Illinois
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  • Population: 109,447
  • Violent Crime Rate: 11.62

16. Dayton, Ohio

Dayton, Ohio
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  • Population: 136,598
  • Violent Crime Rate: 11.56

17. Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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  • Population: 555,640
  • Violent Crime Rate: 11.51

18. Stockton, California

Stockton, California
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  • Population: 324,888
  • Violent Crime Rate: 11.45

19. Chattanooga, Tennessee

Chattanooga, Tennessee
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  • Population: 183,095
  • Violent Crime Rate: 11.35

20. Houston, Texas

Houston, Texas
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  • Population: 2.3 Million
  • Violent Crime Rate: 11.14

21. Aurora, Colorado

Aurora, Colorado
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  • Population: 394,941
  • Violent Crime Rate: 11.09

22. Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Winston-Salem, North Carolina
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  • Population: 252,274
  • Violent Crime Rate: 10.80

23. Lubbock, Texas

Lubbock, Texas
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  • Population: 267,329
  • Violent Crime Rate: 10.52

24. South Fulton, Georgia

South Fulton, Georgia
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  • Population: 105,551
  • Violent Crime Rate: 10.48

25. Indianapolis, Indiana

Indianapolis, Indiana
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  • Population: 871,449
  • Violent Crime Rate: 10.25

Where We Got Our Data

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The data is from the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting Program Rates. It is based on the number of violent and property crimes correlated to a city’s population. The violent crime rate is per 1,000 people.

This article was originally published on Wealth of Geeks.

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