The 5 Most Dangerous Cities in the U.S.

America is a great and beautiful country that we all can appreciate for the good and for the bad. Dangerous cities are in every country, of sorts. Here According to the FBI, the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation, here is a list of the 5 most dangerous cities in the United States.

1. Detroit

Home of Michigan’s finest, Marshall Mathers, better known as Eminem is Detroit, Michigan. Nicknamed “Motor City”, Detroit is the largest city in the State of Michigan. With a population of 713,239 residents, there is a violent crime rate of 2,137 per 100,000 residents.

2. St. Louis

St. Louis is a bustling city off of the coast of the Missouri river, St.Louis is home of the The Soulard district. A place that’s  home to barbecue restaurants and clubs playing blues music, St. Louis has a population of 320,454 with a violent crime rate of 1,857 per 100,000 residents.

3. Oakland

Oakland is a city on the eastside of San Francisco Bay, in California.). There are violent offenses tracked that include rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. As the eighth most populous city in California, Oakland has a population of 395,317 with a violent crime rate of 1,683 per 100,000 residents.

4. Memphis

Memphis is home barbecue, famous for the influential strains of blues, soul and rock ‘n’ roll that originated there. Memphis is also home of the famous homicide detective show First 48. Memphis has a population of 652,725 with a violent crime rate of 1,583 per 100,00 residents.

5. Birmingham, AL

Birmingham is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Alabama, even though it has a small population of 213,258 and has a whopping violent crime rate of 1,483 per 100,000.

The United States has a population of over 300 million residents and it’s so unfortunate that in a country so far and wide, we had to go over a list of the 5 most dangerous cities in the United States.