|SUBJECT ||Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] The 10 Most Dangerous Cities In America In
|On 09/10/2013 01:28 PM, einker wrote:
> You Got to love this annual ranking of the US Worst Crime Ridden
> My All Time Favorite is Newburgh, NY ...... I try to always stay
> mainly in the Historic areas to avoid running into any issues ....
> The 10 Most Dangerous Cities In America In 2013
> By Editorial Staff on August 13, 2013
> Heading into 2013, the list of the 10 most dangerous cities in the US
> per capita didn?t include many of America?s largest cities. The most
> dangerous major American cities were Atlanta (26th), Baltimore (27th),
> Washington, DC (46th), Philadelphia (50th), Newark (51th), while New
> York City didn?t even make the top 100 most dangerous list. Instead,
> the 10 top most dangerous American cities were the decaying
> manufacturing hubs and relatively smaller cities with histories of
> racial tension and poverty.
> The cities that made the top 10 were all located on the East Coast and
> the Mid-west, with 4 of the top 10 located in Michigan. The most
> dangerous city from the west coast was Oakland, California, which
> ranked Number 13 ? not quite high enough to make the cut for the final
> top 10 list.
> Out of the list of the top 100 most dangerous cities in America, no
> cities from Oregon, Montana, Washington, Idaho, or Alaska made it onto
> the list.
> Based on FBI data of the number of violent crimes in each US city with
> 25,000 or more people and official census data, here are the 10 most
> dangerous cities in America in 2013.
> 10. Inkster, Michigan
> Coming in at #10 on this list of America?s most dngerous cities is
> Inkster, Michigan, a city of 25,111 people.
> The reported violent crime rate was 1282 per 100,000 residents,
> compared with the national average of 241 per 100,000. Inkster
> residents have a 1 in 55 chance of being victim of a violent crime.
> In addition to its high per capita violent crime, Inkster also has a
> big problem with property crime. Inkster residents have a 1 in 17
> chance of being a victim of violent or property crime
> 9. Newburgh, New York
> Residents of Newburgh ? a city with a population of 29,026, have a 1
> in 55 chance of being victim of a violent crime, versus the 1 in 251
> chance of the average resident of the state of New York. An
> individual?s chance of being a victim of either a violent crime or a
> property crime in Newburgh is 1 in 16.
> When you combine violent crime and property crime, there are very few
> communities in the US both large and small which have a crime rate as
> high as Newburgh.
> 8. St. Louis, Missouri
> With a population of 318,069, St. Louis is significantly larger than
> cities #9 and #10 on this list. However, your odds of being victimized
> by either a property crime or a violent crime is a frightening 1 in
> 10. It is the most dangerous city in Missouri, whether you?re
> comparing larger cities or smaller communities.
> When it comes purely to violent crime, your odds of becoming a victim
> is 1 in 53, which is significantly higher than the Missouri average of
> 1 in 224.
> 7. Atlantic City, New Jersey
> The 2012 murder of 2 Canadian tourists in broad daylight brought
> sensationalistic headlines ? the Philadelphia Daily News declared
> Atlantic city a TOURIST DEATH TRAP.
> Although it was later revealed that the attacker was a woman with a
> history of schizophrenia, the incident did bring the national
> spotlight onto a tourism driven city that ? outside of its boardwalk ?
> is just like any other poor urban area in the US that?s struggling to
> keep upper and middle class citizens.
> Chances of being a victim of violent crime in Atlantic City is 1 in
> 53, while your odds of being victimized by property crime is as high
> as 1 in 13. However, those numbers are significantly lower on the
> highly policed boardwalk areas.
> 6. Detroit, Michigan
> Depending on the statistics used, Detroit sometimes ranks #2 or even
> #1 as the United States? most dangerous city. Using FBI?s violent
> crime data for cities with a population greater than 25,000 however,
> Detroit sits at #6 heading into 2013. With a population of 706,585,
> Detroit is also the largest city to make the top 10 list of the most
> dangerous cities in the USA.
> Detroit has a per capita violent crime rate of 1348 per 100,000
> citizens, and an overall crime rate of 8400 per 100,000 residents.
> Detroit has one of the highest car theft rates in all of the United
> States, with 1 in 62 residents experiencing a car theft every year.
> 5. Saginaw, Michigan
> Residents of this city of 51,230 people have a 1 in 16 chance of
> falling victim to either property-related or violent crime. Chances of
> falling victim to a violent crime are 1 in 43, while odds of being a
> victim of property crime were 1 in 26.
> 4. West Memphis, Arkansas
> West Memphis, Arkansas has a population of 26,054. However, odds of
> becoming victimized by a violent crime were 1 in 42. The chances of
> being a victim of either violent or property-related crime was a
> frightening 1 in 8 ? if this list were based on overall crime
> statistics rather than violent crime, West Memphis, Arkansas would
> rank number one.
> 3. Flint, Michigan
> On lists that only look at American cities with 100,000 residents or
> above, Flint, Michigan ranks regularly as the most dangerous city in
> the United States. A resident?s chances of becoming victim of either
> violent or property crime is 1 in 11. Chances of being a victim of a
> violent crime in Flint are 1 in 42, while your chances of falling
> victim to a property crime is 1 in 15.
> While the car theft rate isn?t as high as Detroit, its still one of
> the car theft capitals of the US, with residents experiencing a 1 in
> 130 chance of having their car stolen.
> 2. Camden, New Jersey
> Like most other cities on this list, Camden?s high crime is driven
> largely by poverty and gang violence. Camden was named the nation?s
> poorest city by the U.S. Census bureau in 2011.
> This community of 77,283 people was the 2nd most dangerous city in the
> U.S., with residents experiencing a 1 in 36 chance of being victimized
> by a violent crime. A resident?s chance of falling victim to either a
> violent or property related crime is a staggering 1 in 11.
Newberg can make one shudder