Each year the FBI releases statistics based on violent & property crime rates per capita. For 2017 -- Emeryville, California finds itself the unenviable position of sitting in the top spot on the Dangerous City list (along with this MN city that made the Top-30).

Here are the 30 most dangerous cities in America based on 2016 FBI per capita crime rates published by Safewise:

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  1. Emeryville, Californnia
  2. Tukwila, Washington
  3. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
  4. Lumberton, North Carolina
  5. Branson, Missouri
  6. College Park, Georgia
  7. Bastrop, Louisiana
  8. Chamblee, Georgia
  9. Florida City, Florida
  10. Bellmead, Texas
  11. East Point, Georgia
  12. Humble,Texas
  13. Bessemer, Alabama
  14. Hammond, Louisiana
  15. Monroe, Louisiana
  16. Miami Beach, Florida
  17. Gallup, New Mexico
  18. Alexandria, Louisiana
  19. Commerce, California
  20. Salt Lake City, Utah
  21. Anniston, Alabama
  22. Panama City Beach, Florida
  23. North Myrtle Beach, North Carolina
  24. Cocoa, Florida
  25. Beckley, West Virginia
  26. Dyersburg, Tennessee
  27. Gonzales, Louisiana
  28. Bemidji, Minnesota
  29. Lake City, Florida
  30. Springfield, Missouri

For this list, violent crimes and property crimes were given equal consideration per 1000 residents, and only towns of populations of 10,000 or greater were included.

So, according to Safewise what are the safest cities in America?

  • #4 - Shoreview, MN
  • #9 - White Bear Township, MN
  • #18 - Vadnais Heights, MN
  • #31 - Little Canada, MN

And hey, let's be careful out there.


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