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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 Jersey 4.665
6Baton RougeLouisiana 4.652
7JacksonMississippi 4.639
8CharlestonSouth Carolina 4.630
9BirminghamAlabama 4.447
10MaconGeorgia4.434
11AlbuquerqueNew Mexico 4.3119
12TampaFlorida4.379
13MemphisTennessee 4.2138
14AtlantaGeorgia4.297
15MiamiFlorida4.292
16Saint LouisMissouri 4.266
17PomonaCalifornia4.232
18OrlandoFlorida454
19JacksonvilleFlorida3.9171
20DallasTexas 3.8244
21Saint PetersburgFlorida3.849
22GlendaleArizona3.846
23New OrleansLouisiana 3.771
24BakersfieldCalifornia3.668
25SavannahGeorgia3.626
26ColumbiaSouth Carolina 3.624
27Santa AnaCalifornia3.558
28San AntonioTexas 3.4247
29MobileAlabama 3.433
30RockfordIllinois 3.425
31TulsaOklahoma 3.367
32ShreveportLouisiana 3.332
33SalinasCalifornia3.326
34FayettevilleNorth Carolina3.133
35AugustaGeorgia3.131
36LancasterCalifornia3.125
37McallenTexas 3.122
38TucsonArizona380
39West Valley CityUtah 320
40Oklahoma CityOklahoma 2.992
41SacramentoCalifornia2.971
42KnoxvilleTennessee 2.927
43HoustonTexas 2.8317
44Fort WorthTexas 2.8115
45LouisvilleKentucky 2.886
46Corpus ChristiTexas 2.845
47StocktonCalifornia2.842
48Los AngelesCalifornia2.7527
49IndianapolisIndiana 2.7117
50LubbockTexas 2.733
51RenoNevada 2.732
52DaytonOhio 2.719
53AustinTexas 2.6118
54WorcesterMassachusetts 2.624
55FresnoCalifornia2.566
56GreensboroNorth Carolina2.536
57San DiegoCalifornia2.4164
58MilwaukeeWisconsin sconsin 2.471
59AnchorageAlaska 2.436
60NorfolkVirginia 2.430
61Salt Lake CityUtah 2.423
62Garden GroveCalifornia2.421
63PalmdaleCalifornia2.419
64PhiladelphiaPennsylvania 2.3180
65El PasoTexas 2.378
66NashvilleTennessee 2.376
67BaltimoreMaryland 2.372
68OaklandCalifornia2.347
69HonoluluHawaii2.341
70MontgomeryAlabama 2.323
71Little RockArkansas 2.323
72Santa RosaCalifornia2.320
73HollywoodFlorida2.317
74BridgeportConnecticut 2.317
75San FranciscoCalifornia2.294
76RichmondVirginia 2.224
77Huntington BeachCalifornia2.222
78TempeArizona2.220
79OceansideCalifornia2.219
80SpringfieldMassachusetts 2.217
81CharlotteNorth Carolina2.185
82DenverColorado 2.172
83Winston SalemNorth Carolina2.125
84ModestoCalifornia2.122
85AmarilloTexas 2.121
86HuntsvilleAlabama 2.120
87Newport NewsVirginia 2.119
88SalemOregon 2.117
89WacoTexas 2.114
90San JoseCalifornia2100
91Las VegasNevada 262
92Long BeachCalifornia248
93North Las VegasNevada 223
94ProvidenceRhode Island 218
95ChattanoogaTennessee 218
96HaywardCalifornia216
97PortlandOregon 1.961
98AnaheimCalifornia1.933
99ToledoOhio 1.927
100GarlandTexas 1.923
101RochesterNew York 1.920
102TacomaWashington1.920
103GlendaleCalifornia1.919
104OntarioCalifornia1.916
105SpringfieldMissouri 1.916
106TorranceCalifornia1.914
107SyracuseNew York 1.914
108RaleighNorth Carolina1.840
109HialeahFlorida1.821
110FontanaCalifornia1.819
111TallahasseeFlorida1.817
112ClarksvilleTennessee 1.813
113WarrenMichigan1.812
114MesaArizona1.740
115ClevelandOhio 1.734
116CincinnatiOhio 1.726
117Fort WayneIndiana 1.722
118LaredoTexas 1.722
119Moreno ValleyCalifornia1.717
120EscondidoCalifornia1.713
121MesquiteTexas 1.712
122KilleenTexas 1.712
123New YorkNew York 1.6668
124ArlingtonTexas 1.632
125RiversideCalifornia1.625
126PittsburghPennsylvania 1.624
127DurhamNorth Carolina1.620
128ScottsdaleArizona1.619
129Des MoinesIowa1.617
130BrownsvilleTexas 1.615
131VancouverWashington1.614
132LakewoodColorado 1.612
133Washington DCWashington DC1.550
134BostonMassachusetts 1.550
135ColumbusGeorgia1.515
136SunnyvaleCalifornia1.511
137MidlandTexas 1.510
138New HavenConnecticut 1.510
139ChicagoIllinois 1.4189
140ColumbusOhio 1.460
141Jersey CityNew Jersey 1.418
142Chula VistaCalifornia1.418
143FremontCalifornia1.416
144SpokaneWashington1.415
145Grand RapidsMichigan1.414
146Pembroke PinesFlorida1.412
147PasadenaCalifornia1.410
148OrangeCalifornia1.410
149WichitaKansas 1.325
150AuroraColorado 1.324
151HendersonNevada 1.318
152BuffaloNew York 1.317
153MadisonWisconsin sconsin 1.316
154HamptonVirginia 1.39
155SeattleWashington1.241
156Colorado SpringsColorado 1.226
157MinneapolisMinnesota 1.224
158BoiseIdaho1.213
159Santa ClaritaCalifornia1.213
160AkronOhio 1.212
161Kansas CityKansas 1.29
162PatersonNew Jersey 1.29
163MiramarFlorida1.28
164Sterling HeightsMichigan1.28
165CarrolltonTexas 1.28
166DentonTexas 1.28
167OmahaNebraska 1.126
168Rancho CucamongaCalifornia1.110
169JolietIllinois 1.18
170FullertonCalifornia1.18
171IrvingTexas 112
172AuroraIllinois 110
173MetairieLouisiana 17
174Saint PaulMinnesota 0.914
175OxnardCalifornia0.99
176AlexandriaVirginia 0.97
177PasadenaTexas 0.97
178ThorntonColorado 0.96
179ChesapeakeVirginia 0.810
180YonkersNew York 0.88
181Grand PrairieTexas 0.88
182Fort CollinsColorado 0.86
183Virginia BeachVirginia 0.716
184ChandlerArizona0.79
185Sioux FallsSouth Dakota0.76
186EugeneOregon 0.76
187PeoriaArizona0.76
188BellevueWashington0.75
189MckinneyTexas 0.65
190CoronaCalifornia0.65
191OlatheKansas 0.64
192Overland ParkKansas 0.55
193Cape CoralFlorida0.54
194Elk GroveCalifornia0.54
195CaryNorth Carolina0.54
196NapervilleIllinois 0.54
197PlanoTexas 0.45
198LincolnNebraska 0.45
199GilbertArizona0.33
200SpringfieldMassachusetts 0.11

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

Associate Editor
Emma London is the Associate Editor at CEOWORLD magazine. She covers lists, rankings, economy, geopolitics, global banking, fintech, digitization of money, and the future of finance for CEOWORLD magazine. She’s also a member of the Board of Directors at the Global Business Policy Institute. Prior to that, Emma was the ultra-high net worth (UHNW) valuations subject matter expert at CEOWORLD magazine, mentoring research teams in valuations’ techniques, and was involved in product development for ultra high net worth (UHNW) and high net worth (HNW) dossier creation, currently heading research operations at the Global Business Policy Institute. She can be reached on email emma-london@ceoworld.biz. You can follow her on Twitter at @ceoworld.