With the increasing development of cities, the danger within the cities is also increasing. It has always been the misconception of people that a developed part of a country will be more prone to crimes as compared to the developing parts of the country. But this fact is not true while we consider the case of America. In America the developed and the big cities are less prone to crimes as compared to the small cities. As we know New York is counted as one among the biggest cities of America. The rate of crimes in New York is much less than other cities of America. In fact New York is considered to be one among the safest cities of America. It is also said that many of the moderate cities of America corroded because of poverty. These cities gave birth to further small cities which were prone to danger. Many cities of America also suffer from problems like racial tensions. Most of the cities, which are considered to be dangerous, are located in the mid-west and east coast region of America. Some of the dangerous cities are even located in Michigan. Here we have the list of top 10 dangerous cities of America 2013. So if you ever plan to visit any of these cities then you should keep in mind the dangerous facts of these cities too.
10. Inkster , Michigan
Inkster is the city which is situated in Michigan and is considered to be one of the most dangerous cities of America. The total population of the city is approximately 25,111. The city is considered to be dangerous because its crime rate is very high. The average crime rate of this city is 1282 crimes in every 100,000 residents. The crime in the city is very casual. In a crowd of 55 people there is a probability that one person will become a victim. The city is not just fired with violent crimes but is also affected by property crimes. The property crimes are not as casual as violent crimes. One out of seventeen people is said to be the victim of property crime.
9. Newburgh, New York
Newburgh is another city of America which is counted in the list of dangerous cities of America and is situated in New York. Newburgh is the part of orange country. The city is near to Hudson river.The total population of the city is said to be 29 thousand approximately. Both the violent crimes and the property crimes are the part of this city. Every one out of 16 person is said to have the probability to be a victim. The crime rate of this city is very high as compared to other small and large communities of US.
8. St. Louis, Missouri
St Louis is the city which is located in Missouri. The average population of the city is 318,069. The city is larger than Newburgh and Inkster. St. Louis also suffers from both variety of crimes- property crimes and victim crimes. The city is considered as the most dangerous and frightening city in Missouri. The average crime rate of whole Missouri is one out of 224, which means that one out of 224 person has the chance to be a victim whereas the average crime rate of just St. Louis is quite high than it. In St. Louis one out of every 53 person has the probability to be a victim.
7. Atlantic City, New Jersey
Atlantic City is the place which is located in New Jersey. In the year 2012, Because of the murder of two Canadian people, The city was named Tourist Death Trap. The city is known for violent crimes. The crime rate of this city is very high. In a crowd of 53 people, one person is probable to be a victim. Property crimes also take place in the city. One out of every 13 people suffers from property crime.
6. Detroit , Michigan
Another very city of US which is said to be very dangerous is Detroit. The city named Detroit is located in Michigan. In this list the city is placed on the sixth position. But in previous years the city has occupied the first and second position. The population of this city is 706,585. Detroit is the city which is considered in the list of cities having highest car theft crimes. One person in a crowd of 62 people suffers from this theft crime. Apart from theft crime, the rate of violent crime is also very high in this city.
5. Saginaw, Michigan
Saginaw is another city of United states which is located in Michigan. The total population of the city is 52 thousand. The city said to be one among the most dangerous cities of United States. People of this city basically suffer form property crime and violent crime. The property crimes in this city are higher than violent crimes. In a crowd of 43 people, one person is probable to suffer from violent crimes whereas one out 26 people suffers from property crime.
4. West Memphis , Arkansas
West Memphis is another very dangerous city of United states. The city is located in Arkansas. In Crittenden Country, this city is considered to be the largest. The exact location of the city is across the Mississippi river. The total population of the city is twenty seven thousand. The people living in the city suffer from both the property crimes and violent crimes.
3. Flint, Michigan
Flint is another very dangerous part of United States. The city is situated in Michigan across the Flint River. The metropolitan area of Flint is the largest area Michigan. The total population of the city is 102,434. The city suffers from both the violent crimes and property crimes. The rate of violent crimes in flint is high than that of property crimes in flint. Moreover, other crimes like car theft also occur in this city.
2. Camden, New Jersey
Camden is the city of United States which is located in New Jersey. It is said to be a country seat which is situated near the river named as Dilaware River. The main problem in this is poverty. The leading reason for high rate of crimes in this city is poverty. The violent crimes in this city are at hike. The people of the city experience high rate of gang violence. The total population of the city is 77, 283. In previous years the total population of the city was 79,029, later when the danger of the city increased, people migrated from this city, and the total population of the city decreased with 3.2 percent. In the year 2011, the city was marked as the poorest city of United States. The city is even said to be the second most dangerous place of United States.
1.East St. Louis ,Illinois
The most dangerous city in America is considered to be East St. Louis. This city has occupied the first position in this list because this city is said to be the most unsafe, risky and hazardous city of America. Because of the great havoc in the city, a large amount of population of upper and middle class have left this city. Because of lack money and permanent residence in other cities, poor people are unable to leave their home town. This city is badly struck by the underemployment or unemployment, which has forced this city to fall towards the marshy and boggy pit of poverty. And this is the only reason why the Average Household Income is just the 42 percent as compared to the National Average income. Police is also badly suffering gangsters’ terror and horror. No single eye witnesses are found since they have given the open challenge of killing each and every victim or person going against them, in front of the whole city. In fact the nearby cities are also not safe and many crimes are reported in the nearby cities.