Top 10 most dangerous cities in U.S. based on the number of violent crimes

1. Flint, Michigan -  located along the Flint River, the city reported 2,337 violent crimes and 83 forcible rapes per 100,000 per 100,000 people.  The national average is 26.8 forcible rapes per 100,000 people.

2. Detroit, Michigan - It is one of the largest city in the U.S. state of Michigan, reported 2,137 violent crimes and also reported 48.2 murders per 100,000 people. The national average is 4.7 murders per 100,000 people.

3. St. Louis, Missouri - It is the second-largest city in the state of Missouri, reported 1,857 violent crimes and  58.7 forcible rapes per 100,000 people. The national average is 26.8 forcible rapes per 100,000 people.

4. Oakland, California – It is the 47th-largest city in the U.S., reported 1,683 violent crimes and 26.3 murders per 100,000 people.

5. Memphis, Tennessee - It is the largest city in the state of Tennessee, reported 1,584 violent crimes and 61 forcible rapes per 100,000 people.

Memphis, Tennessee

6. Little Rock, Arkansas - It  is the capital and the largest city of the U.S. state of Arkansas, reported 1,490 violent crimes and 440 robberies per 100,000 people. The national average is 113.7 robberies per 100,000 people.

7. Birmingham, Alabama -  it is the largest city in Alabama  with numerous art galleries,  reported 1,483 violent crimes and 853 forcible rapes per 100,000 people.

8. Atlanta, Georgia - It is the capital the U.S. state of Georgia and  and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the country, reported 1,433 violent crimes and 34.9 forcible rapes per 100,000 people.

Atlanta, Georgia

9. Baltimore, Maryland - the largest city in the U.S. state of Maryland, reported 1,417 violent crimes and 31.3 murders per 100,000 people. The national average is 4.7 murders per 100,000 people.

10. Stockton, California -  the fourth largest city in California, Forbes, the magazine it the dubious distinction of being the “most miserable” US city, reported 1,408 violent crimes and 448.3 robberies per 100,000 people. The national average is 113.7 robberies per 100,000 people.

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