War Zone, USA: 10 Most Dangerous Neighborhoods in America

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America is slowly becoming a war zone like the foreign countries we spend billions “protecting” and “rebuilding.” Every day, hundreds of innocent kids are tragically murdered in crime-torn neighborhoods like those on this list. Based on exclusive NeighborhoodScout and FBI data from all 17,000 local law enforcement agencies in America, these ten neighborhoods were found to have the highest predicted rates of violent crime.

Here are the ten most dangerous neighborhoods in America (according to NeighborhoodScout and the FBI). Take a look.

Detroit, MI
W. Chicago/Livernois Ave., Mack Ave./Helen St., Gratiot Ave./Rosemary.
Top 3.

Violent crime rate (per 1000): 139.5 (average of the three)
Chances of Becoming a Victim Here (in one year): 1 in 8

Your chances of a violent death in the Dirty D are very high but it’s the cheapest major American city to live in. Average price of a house in Detroit? $16,800. It’s so cold (and cheap) in the D.

Chicago, IL
S. Halsted St./W. 77th St.

Violent crime rate (per 1000): 116.56
Chances of Becoming a Victim Here (in one year): 1 in 9

Chicago has four of the 25 most dangerous neighborhoods in America. Last night, 23+ people were shot in the gun-ravaged city. These two things are related.

Spartanburg, SC
Washington Heights

Violent crime rate (per 1000): 96.55
Chances of Becoming a Victim Here (in one year): 1 in 10

You should probably avoid any neighborhood with “Heights” in the name like mall kiosk sales people. Those blocks are usually hot.

Houston, TX
Scott St./Wilmington St.

Violent crime rate (per 1000): 91.27
Chances of Becoming a Victim Here (in one year): 1 in 11

H-Town is the largest southern American city with only two of the most dangerous neighborhoods in America? Not so trill.

Detroit, MI
Wyoming St/Orangelawn St.

Violent crime rate (per 1000): 90.82
Chances of Becoming a Victim Here (in one year): 1 in 11

Low cost of living. High chance of violent crime in daylight. Detroit in 2013.

Greenville, SC
Woodside

Violent crime rate (per 1000): 86.38
Chances of Becoming a Victim Here (in one year): 1 in 12

Most Americans have never been here and probably never will.

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    Atlanta, GA
    Hopkins St. SE/Adair Ave. SE

    Violent crime rate (per 1000): 86.14
    Chances of Becoming a Victim Here (in one year): 1 in 12

    “Black Hollywood” has an undeniable southern glamour, glitz and several war zones. Don’t get caught-up.

    Saginaw, MI
    E. Holland Ave./E. Genesee Ave.

    Violent crime rate (per 1000): 85.64
    Chances of Becoming a Victim Here (in one year): 1 in 12

    It’s always the cities you’ve never heard of with high violent crime rates.

    Memphis, TN
    E. Eh Crump Blvd/S. 4th St.

    Violent crime rate (per 1000): 82.91
    Chances of Becoming a Victim Here (in one year): 1 in 12

    Memphis is half beautiful and majestic, half shattered dreams and slums.

    St. Louis, MO
    Delmar Blvd/N. Euclid Ave

    Violent crime rate (per 1000): 82.76
    Chances of Becoming a Victim Here (in one year): 1 in 12

    Nelly sold everyone the “St. Louis is fun and safe”-dream during his run but it’s always been one the most dangerous American cities on the low.

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