Top 10 cities with the largest number of violent crimes per 100,000 residents in the U.S. in 2015

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Crimes per 100,000 residents
St. Louis (Missouri)1,817
Detroit 1,760
Birmingham 1,746
Memphis 1,740
Milwaukee 1,596
Baltimore 1,536
Oakland 1,442
Kansas City 1,417
Stockton 1,352
Indianapolis 1,288
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This statistic shows the most dangerous cities in the United States in 2015, 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 2015, around 1,760 violent crimes per 100,000 residents were reported in Detroit, Michigan. This made Detroit second most dangerous city of the United States after St.Louis.

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