Most dangerous cities in the U.S. in 2018, by violent crime rate

This statistic shows the most dangerous cities in the United States in 2018, 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 2018, around 2,007.82 violent crimes per 100,000 residents were reported in Detroit, Michigan. This made Detroit the most dangerous city in the United States.

Top 10 cities with the largest number of violent crimes per 100,000 residents in the U.S. in 2018

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Source

Release date

September 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

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.

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