Crime in America 2015: Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities Under 200,000
Little Rock, Arkansas is the #1 Most Dangerous City in the United States with a population under 200,000 according to data released today by the FBI. Overall violent crime in Little Rock increased nearly seven percent over the course of 2013–the latest year for which the FBI has published data. Rockford, Illinois and New Haven, Connecticut switched positions this year to #2 and #3, respectively. Flint, Michigan, last year’s #1 Most Dangerous City, is not ranked this year as its population according to the FBI dropped 59 people below the 100,000-person threshold to rank. Look at the slideshow below to see the full list of Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities in America under 200,000, and click here to see full Crime in America 2015 coverage.
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Research and analysis by Law Street’s Crime in America Team: Kevin Rizzo, Chelsey Goff, and Anneliese Mahoney.
Click here for FBI data on each of the cities ranked above. Click here for all Law Street crime data.
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FBI: Violent crime, population, murder, and officer statistics, measured January – December 2013.
U.S. Census Bureau: Median household income, measured 2007-2011.
U.S. Census Bureau: Poverty, measured 2008-2012.