According to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting, there has been a minimal decline in violent crimes in the US over the past few years.
Detroit is consistently ranked high on violent city lists, as its population of over 600, 000 residents sees about 22 crimes per day.
The national crime average is 22.7 per 100, 000 people, Monroe is at 95.2 incidents per 100, 000 people annually.
Unlike many cities on this list, Memphis’ crime rate has been increasing as the years go on.
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.