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. Detroit is the only midsize or large city in the United States with a violent crime rate of over 2,000.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Washington. Washington state has the highest quality of life in all 50 states. The state has no income tax, a thriving job market, and great international business opportunities. Residents enjoy one of the nation's longest life expectancies, likely in part of their strong healthcare system and lifestyle habits.
Wichita Falls, Texas, was named the city with the lowest cost of living. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.
Mississippi has the nation's lowest cost of living and offers the most purchasing power for your dollar. Mississippi's three biggest real estate markets — Jackson, Gulfport and Hattiesburg — have a combined average home price of $191,633.
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.
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.
According to a study by Amerisleep, the happiest state is North Dakota (#1) followed by Vermont, Nebraska, South Dakota and California. The least happy states were Kentucky (#50) followed by West Virginia, Tennessee, Nevada and Ohio (see complete list below).
1. Mississippi. Coming in as the cheapest state to live in in the United States is Mississippi with a cost of living index score of 83.3. It also has the lowest average housing costs in the nation at 33.7% below the national average.
Hawaii. Hawaii is the most expensive state to live in the United States. With a cost of living index of 193.3, the cost of living in Hawaii is nearly twice the national average.