The United States is enormous, but I managed to whittle it down to the 15 most dangerous states in no particular order.
Some areas are even unreachable without dog sleds or planes! These isolated areas allow many violent crimes, substance abuse, and sexual assault to slip under the radar.
While the state is beautiful, it has a high crime rate, with the most prevalent being assault and property offenses.
Usually, the most violent crimes happen amongst people who know each other, so tourists are generally safe, but it’s best to be alert to your surroundings.
The state has a high violent crime rate, averaging 5.8 per 1,000 people.
The city has a very high homicide rate (the highest in the country), with an average of 68 murders per 100,000 residents, according to 2022 data.