Discover the 15 Most Dangerous Cities in the United States

While there can be many reasons crime increases in any country, it is crucial to be aware of which cities see the most crime potential before booking a trip— especially as a solo traveller.

Read along so that you can stay safe when visiting the most beautiful states in the U.S.

While the city has seen great monetary success since filing for bankruptcy in 2013, it is still trying to manage its high crime rate.

Detroit, Michigan


Monroe is at 95.2 incidents per 100 000 people annually. This means you have a 5 per one-person chance of being a crime victim here.

Monroe, Louisiana


In 2019, there were 12 367 reports of violent crimes and 39 860 reports of aggravated assaults in that year alone. In 2021, there were about 31 crimes committed per day.

Memphis, Tennessee


 Its crime rate stands at about 1,504 incidents per 100 000 people, with its violent crime rate being almost triple the national average.

Springfield, Missouri


According to the New York Times, the city is the most dangerous USA city to live in as it has a significant problem with violent crimes.

St Louis, Missouri


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