The most dangerous city in the United States is Detroit, Michigan. Detroit has a violent crime rate of 2,007.8 incidents per 100,000 people with a total of 261 homicides in 2018.
District of Columbia. The District of Columbia has the highest crime rate in the United States of 5,416.09 incidents per 100,000 people. Violent crime in D.C. averages more than twice the average rate.
Detroit overtook St. Louis as the nation's new most dangerous city. Detroit's violent crime rate is 1,965 incidents per 100,000 residents. In 2019, 275 people were murdered.
In its analysis, MoneyGeek ranked 297 cities with populations over 100,000 people from most to least safe. Coming in at the bottom of the list was St. Louis, Missouri, which was named the most dangerous city in America.
Maine ranks first for Personal & Residential Safety, Road Safety, and Emergency Preparedness. Maine has the lowest number of assaults per capita of any state in the U.S. Maine has the lowest violent crime rate overall than any other state and has the fourth-lowest property crime rate as well.
Chicago, the nation's third-largest city, leads the nation with 739 homicides as of the end of November, up 3% from 2020, according to Chicago Police Department crime data. Chicago's deadliest year remains 1970 when there were 974 homicides.
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Three people were shot in New Orleans in the past 24 hours, and there's no sign violence will slow down. According to the city council data analyst, New Orleans could have the nation's highest murder rate per 100,000 people.
With just over 200,000 residents, Frisco is the safest city in America according to our metrics. Located approximately 30 miles north of Dallas, Frisco has the fifth-lowest violent crime rate across our study, with 86 violent crimes reported per 100,000 residents.
The most dangerous countries to visit in 2022 are Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Iraq, Libya, Mali, Somalia, South Sudan, Syria and Yemen according to the latest Travel Risk Map, an interactive tool produced by security specialists at International SOS.
With 64.54 murders per 100,000 residents, St. Louis had the highest murder rate for any major American city in 2019.
Coming in at the top of the C2ER list was Cedar Park, Texas, which was named the most affordable place to live in America. Set outside Austin, Cedar Park made it to the top of the list, due to its low cost of living index (7.2% below the national average) and high income levels (17.8% above the national median).
Huntsville, Alabama, has been ranked No. 1 on U.S. News & World Report's annual Best Places to Live list for 2022-2023, toppling Boulder, Colorado, which wore the crown for the past two years but now sits at No. 4 in the ranking of the 150 largest metropolitan areas in the country.
1. Brownsville, Texas. Brownsville tops GOBankingRates' list of the best places to live in the U.S. in terms of safety and affordability. Its rent is the fourth lowest of all the places included, and it has the fifth-lowest average utility cost and the lowest average grocery cost.
The personal finance website compared 50 states based on 52 key indicators of livability. Those categories included the cost of living, job opportunities, education quality and safety. According to WalletHub, Massachusetts was the No. 1 overall state, closely followed by New Jersey and New York.
Afghanistan has been named the least peaceful country in the world for the fifth consecutive year. Ten months on from the Taliban's capture of Kabul the country's level of “peacefulness” has improved, according to the Global Peace Index 2022. Still, it remains at rock bottom on the index behind Yemen.
The U.S. ranks among the 15 most dangerous places to live in the world. According to InterNations, expats are not convinced that the “American Dream” still exists, with just 67% rating their personal safety positively in the U.S. That number is 15 percentage points less than the global average of 82%.
First up on our list of Safest Cities in the US is Frisco Texas. We begin our list by looking at Frisco, Texas. This city is just north of Dallas and is home to over 200,000 people. This city appears on this list due to the meager rates of violent crimes.