Top 10 cities with the largest number of violent crimes per 100,000 residents in the U.S. in 2014

This statistic shows the most dangerous cities in the United States in 2014 by violent crime rate. Four categories of violent crimes were used: murder and non-negligent manslaughter; forcible rape; robbery; and aggravated assault. Only cities with a population of at least 200,000 were considered. In 2014, 1,989 violent crimes per 100,000 residents were reported in Detroit, Michigan. This made Detroit the most dangerous city of the United States.

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 Crimes per 100,000 residents
Detroit (Michigan) 1,989
Memphis (Tennessee) 1,741
Oakland (California) 1,685
St. Louis (Missouri) 1,679
Birmingham (Alabama) 1,588
Milwaukee (Wisconsin) 1,476
Baltimore (Maryland) 1,339
Cleveland (Ohio) 1,334
Stockton (California) 1,331
Indianapolis (Indiana) 1,255
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