Skip to comments.NeighborhoodScout’s ® Top 25 Most Dangerous Neighborhoods in America
Posted on 04/30/2013 6:31:59 PM PDT by muawiyah
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.
(Excerpt) Read more at neighborhoodscout.com ...
My travels with the Postal Service took me to every single one of these really bad neighborhoods where I would end up actually being on the streets at 2 AM (After work) and sometimes looking for an open restaurant on foot. There's always one the criminal elite hang out at ~ usually chili ~ sometimes spaghetti ~ the only time I was ever shot at was on College Avenue just North of Washington Street ~ hillbillies on both sides of the street decided to have a shootout as I drove through.
All in all I"d say America is getting more stable, if not better ~ all these places were bad then, they're still bad, but Indianapolis is better. The good guys are winning.
Wonder how many of these are sanctuary cities?
Different ethnicity ~
EEEK....I stayed in West Memphis, AR in the Super 8 near one of the TOP 25 Dangerous Neighborhoods. I was in town for a Liberty Bowl game a few yrs ago. Did not get mugged or shot....but caught a nasty flu bug
Hot Damn! For once California is out of the running.
I had a difficult time finding a current list of sanctuary cities. I believe the top two on the list are sanctuaries. I was wondering whether refusal to enforce the law sends a message about softness on crime more than I was wondering about ethnicity of perps.
Seems to be a common thread among the top 25 most dangerous cities....just can’t quite put my finger on it....hummm...
DETROIT PODIUM SWEEP!!! YESSSSS!!! Break out the champagne!
Very surprised that Newark isn’t on the list. Had a cabdriver take me, I am convinced, down the worst street in Newark on purpose to scare the daylights out of me. He succeeded.
Only because, just like its school tests scores, Baltimore cheats “Norf” Avenue in Baltimore city did not make the list.
Huh. I wonder what all of these geographically diverse areas have in common?
I am surprised there are no areas in New Port News or Hampton on the list.
When I worked in Tidewater, Va., there were neighborhoods you went to only in the early morning.
Gee, nothing in the places I hang out...Idaho, Montana, Wyoming.
I lived one block from Mack and Helen and it was tough.
After I got my first degree I moved to Gratiot and Hazelwood a few blocks from Rosemary.
Then I left for Ann Arbor for degree # 2
Oh, please. Don't pretend you don't know. It's those damned Amish again.
There’s nothing in Maryland or Virginia that can hold a candle to Indianapolis, Chicago and Detroit!!!
All in all, to paraphrase Fields, I'd rather spend a week, one weekend, in Philadelphia.
“Hot Damn! For once California is out of the running.”
Yes, and when you open the file on the “100 Safest Cities” California has 23 (and I live in one of them).
OTOH it would be interesting to know the “ethnic makeup” of the 100 worst. The top of the “hit parade” for California is Oakland. Which hasn’t had a white mayor (that is excluding Jerry Brown who is California’s answer to Bill Clinton) since 1972 if my memory serves me correctly.
Has anyone done a racial over;ay?
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