With the largest population, California also recorded the largest number of homicides in 2020, at 2,203 for the year. Texas had the second-highest number of murders, with 1,931 for the year.
1. Venezuela: Venezuela is considered one of the countries with highest crime rate in the world with widespread of violent crimes such as murder and kidnapping being on the increase annually.
Iceland tops the Global Peace Index, which ranks countries according to safety and security, ongoing conflict and militarisation.
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Maine. Maine gets the best score of all states for violent crime per capita, which is the most important factor in our rankings and counts twice as much as each of the other three. There were only 1,466 violent crimes reported in Maine in 2020, or 108.6 for every 100,000 people.
In 2022, The top 10 most dangerous cities in the US are Little Rock, Memphis, Tacoma, Detroit, Pueblo, Cleveland, Springfield, Lansing, Kansas City and Chattanooga. The below list is the most dangerous cities in the US in 2021 by Rank, based on the metro areas murder and property crime rates per 1,000 people.
St. Louis was named the most dangerous city in America. In its analysis, MoneyGeek ranked 297 cities with populations over 100,000 people from most to least safe.
How dangerous is Chicago? If we compare Chicago to other cities, its violent crime rate is 49.9 (on a scale of 1 to 100, low to high crime) compared to the U.S. average of 22.7 Violent crime in particular seems to be experiencing a surge, as the city saw higher crime rates in 2021 than ever before.
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.
Texas is also popular because of its country vibes, low taxes, and warm weather. Safety is another big reason people consider moving to Texas. Texas recently registered 415 violent crimes and 2363 property crimes reported per 100,000 people.
The Global Peace Index 2021 ranks the US 122nd out of 163 countries. Based on this ranking, several countries, including many still developing, are above the US in safety.
Miami is overall a safe city, especially for tourists. It has some dangerous areas that should be avoided, but they are far from the usual tourist landmarks. You are advised to remain vigilant around tourist landmarks, since pickpockets are an issue there, and keep an eye out for suspicious activities wherever you go.
The truth is that New York City is one of the safest big cities in the world. Visitors are constantly under the protection of the city's friendly and vigilant police force.
Although crime rates are dropping, Atlanta is still considered a dangerous city. However, crime rates vary dramatically by neighborhood, which means there's plenty of safe neighborhoods. The city is also protected by various layers of law enforcement. Most crimes are low-level break-ins and robberies.
Iceland. According to the Global Peace Index, Iceland is the safest country globally for the 13th year in a row.