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2015 Most Dangerous Cities: Detroit vs. Everybody

Detroit vs. Everybody

10. Birmingham, Alabama
Violent crimes per 100,000: 1,345
Population: 212,001
2013 murders: 63
Poverty rate: 30.7%
Pct. of adults with high-school diploma: 84%

9. Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Violent crimes per : 1,364
Population: 600,805
2013 murders: 104
Poverty rate: 29.0%
Pct. of adults with high-school diploma: 81.8%

8. Rockford, Illinois
Violent crimes per 100,000: 1,375
Population: 150,209
2013 murders: 19
Poverty rate: 23.2%
Pct. of adults with high-school diploma: 83.6%

7. Baltimore, Maryland
Violent crimes per 100,000: 1,401
Population: 622,671
2013 murders: 233
Poverty rate: 23.3%
Pct. of adults with high-school diploma: 81.8%

6. Little Rock, Arkansas
Violent crimes per 100,000: 1,407
Population: 197,399
2013 murders: 35
Poverty rate: 18.7%
Pct. of adults with high-school diploma: 89.9%

5. Cleveland, Ohio
Violent crimes per 100,000: 1,478
Population: 389,181
2013 murders: 55 (29th highest)
Poverty rate: 36.9% (3rd highest)
Pct. of adults with high-school diploma: 78.2% (44th lowest)

4. St. Louis, Missouri
Violent crimes per 100,000: 1,594
Population: 318,563
2013 murders: 120
Poverty rate: 26.6%
Pct. of adults with high-school diploma: 83.3%

3. Memphis, Tennessee
Violent crimes per 100,000: 1,656
Population: 657,691
2013 murders: 124
Poverty rate: 27.7%
Pct. of adults with high-school diploma: 82.5%

2. Oakland, California
Violent crimes per 100,000: 1,977
Population: 403,887
2013 murders: 90
Poverty rate: 19.5%
Pct. of adults with high-school diploma: 80.9%

1. Detroit, Michigan
Violent crimes per 100,000: 2,072
Population: 699,889
2013 murders: 316
Poverty rate: 40.7%
Pct. of adults with high-school diploma: 78.6%

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