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These Are The Most Dangerous Cities For Pedestrians In The United States, 2020

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With an estimated population of about 200,000, the City of Fort Lauderdale in Florida is the most dangerous U.S. city for pedestrians, according to a new study. Among the five most dangerous cities for pedestrians, Fort Lauderdale, Florida was ranked No. 1 for the highest rate of pedestrian fatalities, followed by Detroit, Michigan (No. 2); San Bernardino, California (No. 3); Phoenix, Arizona (No. 4); and Newark, New Jersey (No. 5).

Detroit ranks No. 2 for pedestrian fatalities among the nation’s 200 largest U.S. cities. The pedestrian fatality rate for Detroit was 5.5 per 100,000 people. During the five-year reporting period, 186 pedestrian deaths were recorded for Detroit, the study found.

So which U.S. cities most dangerous, and which are not? 5 of the top 20 most dangerous U.S. cities for pedestrians are in Florida. Nationwide, the pedestrian fatality rate was 1.7 per 100,000 people, the report found. In all, 27,338 pedestrian fatalities were recorded during the same reporting period across the nation.

To identify the most dangerous U.S. cities for pedestrians, CEOWORLD magazine reviewed numerous national and international media reports. Additional information about the skyscrapers came from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Fatality Analysis Reporting System for the period 2013-2017 and demographic data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey.

Most Dangerous Cities For Pedestrians In The United States, 2020

RankCityStatePedestrian Death RateTotal Pedestrian Deaths
1Fort LauderdaleFlorida6.759
2DetroitMichigan5.5186
3San BernardinoCalifornia4.953
4PhoenixArizona4.6362
5NewarkNew Jersey4.665
6Baton RougeLouisiana4.652
7JacksonMississippi4.639
8CharlestonSouth Carolina4.630
9BirminghamAlabama4.447
10MaconGeorgia4.434
11AlbuquerqueNew Mexico4.3119
12TampaFlorida4.379
13MemphisTennessee4.2138
14AtlantaGeorgia4.297
15MiamiFlorida4.292
16Saint LouisMissouri4.266
17PomonaCalifornia4.232
18OrlandoFlorida454
19JacksonvilleFlorida3.9171
20DallasTexas3.8244
21Saint PetersburgFlorida3.849
22GlendaleArizona3.846
23New OrleansLouisiana3.771
24BakersfieldCalifornia3.668
25SavannahGeorgia3.626
26ColumbiaSouth Carolina3.624
27Santa AnaCalifornia3.558
28San AntonioTexas3.4247
29MobileAlabama3.433
30RockfordIllinois3.425
31TulsaOklahoma3.367
32ShreveportLouisiana3.332
33SalinasCalifornia3.326
34FayettevilleNorth Carolina3.133
35AugustaGeorgia3.131
36LancasterCalifornia3.125
37McallenTexas3.122
38TucsonArizona380
39West Valley CityUtah320
40Oklahoma CityOklahoma2.992
41SacramentoCalifornia2.971
42KnoxvilleTennessee2.927
43HoustonTexas2.8317
44Fort WorthTexas2.8115
45LouisvilleKentucky2.886
46Corpus ChristiTexas2.845
47StocktonCalifornia2.842
48Los AngelesCalifornia2.7527
49IndianapolisIndiana2.7117
50LubbockTexas2.733
51RenoNevada2.732
52DaytonOhio2.719
53AustinTexas2.6118
54WorcesterMassachusetts2.624
55FresnoCalifornia2.566
56GreensboroNorth Carolina2.536
57San DiegoCalifornia2.4164
58MilwaukeeWisconsin sconsin2.471
59AnchorageAlaska2.436
60NorfolkVirginia2.430
61Salt Lake CityUtah2.423
62Garden GroveCalifornia2.421
63PalmdaleCalifornia2.419
64PhiladelphiaPennsylvania2.3180
65El PasoTexas2.378
66NashvilleTennessee2.376
67BaltimoreMaryland2.372
68OaklandCalifornia2.347
69HonoluluHawaii2.341
70MontgomeryAlabama2.323
71Little RockArkansas2.323
72Santa RosaCalifornia2.320
73HollywoodFlorida2.317
74BridgeportConnecticut2.317
75San FranciscoCalifornia2.294
76RichmondVirginia2.224
77Huntington BeachCalifornia2.222
78TempeArizona2.220
79OceansideCalifornia2.219
80SpringfieldMassachusetts2.217
81CharlotteNorth Carolina2.185
82DenverColorado2.172
83Winston SalemNorth Carolina2.125
84ModestoCalifornia2.122
85AmarilloTexas2.121
86HuntsvilleAlabama2.120
87Newport NewsVirginia2.119
88SalemOregon2.117
89WacoTexas2.114
90San JoseCalifornia2100
91Las VegasNevada262
92Long BeachCalifornia248
93North Las VegasNevada223
94ProvidenceRhode Island218
95ChattanoogaTennessee218
96HaywardCalifornia216
97PortlandOregon1.961
98AnaheimCalifornia1.933
99ToledoOhio1.927
100GarlandTexas1.923
101RochesterNew York1.920
102TacomaWashington1.920
103GlendaleCalifornia1.919
104OntarioCalifornia1.916
105SpringfieldMissouri1.916
106TorranceCalifornia1.914
107SyracuseNew York1.914
108RaleighNorth Carolina1.840
109HialeahFlorida1.821
110FontanaCalifornia1.819
111TallahasseeFlorida1.817
112ClarksvilleTennessee1.813
113WarrenMichigan1.812
114MesaArizona1.740
115ClevelandOhio1.734
116CincinnatiOhio1.726
117Fort WayneIndiana1.722
118LaredoTexas1.722
119Moreno ValleyCalifornia1.717
120EscondidoCalifornia1.713
121MesquiteTexas1.712
122KilleenTexas1.712
123New YorkNew York1.6668
124ArlingtonTexas1.632
125RiversideCalifornia1.625
126PittsburghPennsylvania1.624
127DurhamNorth Carolina1.620
128ScottsdaleArizona1.619
129Des MoinesIowa1.617
130BrownsvilleTexas1.615
131VancouverWashington1.614
132LakewoodColorado1.612
133Washington DCWashington DC1.550
134BostonMassachusetts1.550
135ColumbusGeorgia1.515
136SunnyvaleCalifornia1.511
137MidlandTexas1.510
138New HavenConnecticut1.510
139ChicagoIllinois1.4189
140ColumbusOhio1.460
141Jersey CityNew Jersey1.418
142Chula VistaCalifornia1.418
143FremontCalifornia1.416
144SpokaneWashington1.415
145Grand RapidsMichigan1.414
146Pembroke PinesFlorida1.412
147PasadenaCalifornia1.410
148OrangeCalifornia1.410
149WichitaKansas1.325
150AuroraColorado1.324
151HendersonNevada1.318
152BuffaloNew York1.317
153MadisonWisconsin sconsin1.316
154HamptonVirginia1.39
155SeattleWashington1.241
156Colorado SpringsColorado1.226
157MinneapolisMinnesota1.224
158BoiseIdaho1.213
159Santa ClaritaCalifornia1.213
160AkronOhio1.212
161Kansas CityKansas1.29
162PatersonNew Jersey1.29
163MiramarFlorida1.28
164Sterling HeightsMichigan1.28
165CarrolltonTexas1.28
166DentonTexas1.28
167OmahaNebraska1.126
168Rancho CucamongaCalifornia1.110
169JolietIllinois1.18
170FullertonCalifornia1.18
171IrvingTexas112
172AuroraIllinois110
173MetairieLouisiana17
174Saint PaulMinnesota0.914
175OxnardCalifornia0.99
176AlexandriaVirginia0.97
177PasadenaTexas0.97
178ThorntonColorado0.96
179ChesapeakeVirginia0.810
180YonkersNew York0.88
181Grand PrairieTexas0.88
182Fort CollinsColorado0.86
183Virginia BeachVirginia0.716
184ChandlerArizona0.79
185Sioux FallsSouth Dakota0.76
186EugeneOregon0.76
187PeoriaArizona0.76
188BellevueWashington0.75
189MckinneyTexas0.65
190CoronaCalifornia0.65
191OlatheKansas0.64
192Overland ParkKansas0.55
193Cape CoralFlorida0.54
194Elk GroveCalifornia0.54
195CaryNorth Carolina0.54
196NapervilleIllinois0.54
197PlanoTexas0.45
198LincolnNebraska0.45
199GilbertArizona0.33
200SpringfieldMassachusetts0.11

Among the 10 least dangerous U.S. cities for pedestrians, Springfield, Massachusetts was ranked No. 1 for the lowest rate of pedestrian fatalities, followed by Gilbert, Arizona (No. 2); Lincoln, Nebraska (No. 3); Plano, Texas (No. 4); and Naperville, Illinois (No. 5).



Emma London
Emma London is a columnist and member of the ​CEOWORLD magazine editorial board. She's one of the magazine's founding editors and leads global newsroom coverage and management. Having lived in five different countries — the United States, Canada, Australia, Spain, and the United Kingdom - Emma is obsessed with how tech empowers people from all walks of life. She is fluent in Spanish.
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