The 20 Most Dangerous Cities in the United States

4. Memphis, Tennessee

It has been said that Memphis’ high crime rate is, what it is due to the high poverty level in the city, which is about 28%. The number of murders was recorded at 124, along with 7,200 aggravated assaults reported, 366 arsons and 40,000 property crimes. Murders did increase by 7%, although the aggravated assaults and violent rapes have decreased in number by 4%. The city has tried to make a lot of improvements since about 2006 and leading city officials think they’re on the right track.

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