Over the past few years, the crime rate in America is slowly rising, with violent crimes increasing as 2022 continues.
Detroit is consistently ranked high on violent city lists, as its population of over 600 000 residents sees about 22 crimes per day.
Monroe, Louisiana, is always high on any list of the most unsafe places in the US. This is because while the national crime average is 22.7 per 100 000 people.
Memphis’ crime rate has been increasing as the years go on. In 2019, there were 12 367 reports of violent crimes and 39 860 reports of aggravated assaults in that year alone.
Assaults and thefts are the most prevalent in this city, but you have a one in 14 chance of being a property crime victim.
With a population of about 300 000 residents, it is sad to see that St Louis has a very high homeless and substance abuse issue.