11 Most Dangerous Cities in the United States

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3) Baltimore, MD

The FBI ranked Baltimore as the third-most dangerous city in the United States. This city of 618,385 people experienced 11,010 crimes in 2016, and there were 19 violent crimes per 1,000 residents. Some areas in Baltimore are popular with tourists and are safe to visit, like the attraction-filled Inner Harbor and historical Federal Hill. However, there are some neighborhoods that you’ll want to avoid while you’re in Baltimore. One area you’ll want to skip is McCulloh Street / W Preston Street. This neighborhood has 91.03 crimes per 1,000 residents, and there’s a 1 in 11 chance of becoming a victim of a crime. You’ll also want to avoid W Mulberry Street / N Fremont Avenue. Here, there are 56.96 violent crimes per 1,000 residents, and there’s a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of a crime.

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