These Are The Most Dangerous States in America with Crime Statistics

USA with total population of 321.4 million (2015) is considered one of the safest country in the world. But no country is prone to crimes. FBI released its compilation of reported crimes in 2015, here is a glimpse of it:

  • 90,185 rapes were reported (These are considered based on the revised definition of rape that you can find here)
  • 15,696 people were murdered.
  • $390 million worth of property was robbed as a result of some 327,374 robberies nationwide.
  • Property crimes contributed to lose of $14.3 billion$12,420,364,454 was the total value of stolen property.
  • Firearms were used in 71.5 percent of the nation’s murders, 40.8 percent of robberies, and 24.2 percent of aggravated assaults.

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Below is a list of most dangerous states in America based on the violent crime rate.

10 – Alabama, ranks #10 in the most dangerous states in America

ranks #10 in the most dangerous states in America

Alabama Population: 4.859 million (2015)

Violent crime rate in South Alabama: 472 violent crime/100,000 people

Other Statistics:

  • Persons in poverty(Poverty Rate): 19.3%
  • Unemployment rate (Dec 2016): 6.2%
  • Forcible Rapes per 100,000 residents: 42.38
  • Thefts per 100,000 residents: 2041
  • Sex Offenders per 100,000 residents: 302
  • Assaults per 100,000 residents: 328

9 – Missouri, ranks #9 in the most dangerous states in America

Missouri ranks #9 in the most dangerous states in America

Missouri Population: 6.084 million (2015)

Violent crime rate in South Missouri: 497 violent crime/100,000 people

Other Statistics:

  • Persons in poverty(Poverty Rate): 15.5%
  • Unemployment rate (May 2016): 4.3%
  • Forcible Rapes per 100,000 residents: 39.23
  • Thefts per 100,000 residents: 2,999
  • Sex Offenders per 100,000 residents: 254
  • Assaults per 100,000 residents: 305

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8 – Delaware, ranks #8 in the most dangerous states in America

Delaware ranks #8 in the most dangerous states in America

Delaware Population: 945,934 (2015)

Violent crime rate in South Delaware: 499 violent crime/100,000 people

Other Statistics:

  • Persons in poverty(Poverty Rate): 12.5%
  • Unemployment rate (Dec 2016): 4.3%
  • Forcible Rapes per 100,000 residents: 36
  • Thefts per 100,000 residents: 2062
  • Sex Offenders per 100,000 residents: 331
  • Assaults per 100,000 residents: 326

7 – South Carolina, ranks #7 in the most dangerous states in America

South Carolina ranks #7 in the most dangerous states in America

South Carolina Population: 4.896 million (2015)

Violent crime rate in South Carolina: 505 violent crime/100,000 people

Other Statistics:

  • Persons in poverty(Poverty Rate): 18%
  • Unemployment rate (May 2016): 5.6%
  • Forcible Rapes per 100,000 residents: 42.79
  • Thefts per 100,000 residents: 3,543
  • Sex Offenders per 100,000 residents: 320
  • Assaults per 100,000 residents: 366

6 – Arkansas, ranks #6 in the most dangerous states in America

Arkansas ranks #6 in the most dangerous states in America

Arkansas Population: 2.978 million (2015)

Violent crime rate in Arkansas: 521 violent crime/100,000 people

Other Statistics:

  • Persons in poverty(Poverty Rate): 18.9%
  • Unemployment rate (May 2016): 3.8%
  • Forcible Rapes per 100,000 residents: 59.43
  • Thefts per 100,000 residents: 3,407
  • Sex Offenders per 100,000 residents: 401
  • Assaults per 100,000 residents: 346

5 – Louisiana, ranks #5 in the most dangerous states in America

Louisiana ranks #5 in the most dangerous states in America

Louisiana Population: 4.671 million (2015)

Violent crime rate in Louisiana: 540 violent crime/100,000 people

Other Statistics:

  • Persons in poverty(Poverty Rate): 19.8%
  • Unemployment rate (May 2016): 6.3%
  • Forcible Rapes per 100,000 residents: 29.57
  • Thefts per 100,000 residents: 3,581
  • Sex Offenders per 100,000 residents: 203
  • Assaults per 100,000 residents: 352

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4 – Tennessee, ranks #4 in the most dangerous states in America

Tennessee ranks #4 in the most dangerous states in America

Tennessee Population: 6.6 million (2015)

Violent crime rate in Tennessee: 612 violent crime/100,000 people

Other Statistics:

  • Persons in poverty(Poverty Rate): 18.3%
  • Unemployment rate (May 2016): 4.1%
  • Forcible Rapes per 100,000 residents: 38.65
  • Thefts per 100,000 residents: 3,171
  • Sex Offenders per 100,000 residents: 340
  • Assaults per 100,000 residents: 453

3 – New Mexico, ranks #3 in the most dangerous states in America

New Mexico ranks #3 in the most dangerous states in America

Nevada Population: 2.085 million (2015)

Violent crime rate in Nevada: 656 violent crime/100,000 people

Other Statistics:

  • Persons in poverty(Poverty Rate): 21.3%
  • Unemployment rate (May 2016): 6.2%
  • Forcible Rapes per 100,000 residents: 70.72
  • Thefts per 100,000 residents: 3,171
  • Sex Offenders per 100,000 residents: 172
  • Assaults per 100,000 residents: 422

2 – Nevada, ranks #2 in the most dangerous states in America

Nevada ranks #2 in the most dangerous states in America

Nevada Population: 2.891 million (2015)

Violent crime rate in Nevada: 696 violent crime/100,000 people

Other Statistics:

  • Persons in poverty(Poverty Rate): 15.2%
  • Unemployment rate (May 2016): 6.1%
  • Forcible Rapes per 100,000 residents: 47.80
  • Thefts per 100,000 residents: 2,835
  • Sex Offenders per 100,000 residents: 240
  • Assaults per 100,000 residents: 372

1 – Alaska, ranks #1 in the most dangerous states in America

Alaska ranks #1 in the most dangerous states in America

Alaska Population: 738,432 (2015)

Violent crime rate in Alaska: 730 violent crime/100,000 people

Other Statistics:

  • Persons in poverty(Poverty Rate): 16.6%
  • Unemployment rate (May 2016): 4.7%
  • Forcible Rapes per 100,000 residents: 45.82
  • Thefts per 100,000 residents: 3,069
  • Sex Offenders per 100,000 residents: 164
  • Assaults per 100,000 residents: 277

Read this article if you are considering moving to Alaska.

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