The 10 Deadliest Cities In America According To The FBI. Is Yours One Of Them?

While violent crime as a whole is down in America, there are still pockets of the country which see a higher than normal rate of homicide. The FBI recently released a list of the most deadly cities in America. Some places on here are pretty surprising, while others not so much. Take a look at the list to find out if your city made the deadly top 10.

10. Birmingham, Alabama

  • Violent crimes per 100,000: 1,345
  • Population: 212,001
  • 2013 murders: 63
  • Poverty rate: 30.7%
  • Pct. of adults with high-school diploma: 84%

 

9. Milwaukee, Wisconsin

  • Violent crimes per : 1,364
  • Population: 600,805
  • 2013 murders: 104
  • Poverty rate: 29.0%
  • Pct. of adults with high-school diploma: 81.8%

 

8. Rockford, Illinois

  • Violent crimes per 100,000: 1,375
  • Population: 150,209
  • 2013 murders: 19
  • Poverty rate: 23.2%
  • Pct. of adults with high-school diploma: 83.6%

 

7. Baltimore, Maryland

  • Violent crimes per 100,000: 1,401
  • Population: 622,671
  • 2013 murders: 233
  • Poverty rate: 23.3%
  • Pct. of adults with high-school diploma: 81.8%

 

6. Little Rock, Arkansas

  • Violent crimes per 100,000: 1,407
  • Population: 197,399
  • 2013 murders: 35
  • Poverty rate: 18.7%
  • Pct. of adults with high-school diploma: 89.9%

 

5. Cleveland, Ohio

  • Violent crimes per 100,000: 1,478
  • Population: 389,181
  • 2013 murders: 55 (29th highest)
  • Poverty rate: 36.9% (3rd highest)
  • Pct. of adults with high-school diploma: 78.2% (44th lowest) Ohio

 

4. St. Louis, Missouri

  • Violent crimes per 100,000: 1,594
  • Population: 318,563
  • 2013 murders: 120
  • Poverty rate: 26.6%
  • Pct. of adults with high-school diploma: 83.3%

 

3. Memphis, Tennessee

  • Violent crimes per 100,000: 1,656
  • Population: 657,691
  • 2013 murders: 124
  • Poverty rate: 27.7%
  • Pct. of adults with high-school diploma: 82.5%

 

2. Oakland, California

  • Violent crimes per 100,000: 1,977
  • Population: 403,887
  • 2013 murders: 90
  • Poverty rate: 19.5%
  • Pct. of adults with high-school diploma: 80.9%

 

1. Detroit, Michigan

  • Violent crimes per 100,000: 2,072
  • Population: 699,889
  • 2013 murders: 316
  • Poverty rate: 40.7%
  • Pct. of adults with high-school diploma: 78.6%

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