Towns and Cities with the most murders (highest crime) in America

City, State murders (crime)
New York, NEW YORK 536
Chicago7, ILLINOIS 432
Detroit, MICHIGAN 310
Philadelphia, PENNSYLVANIA 306
Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA 293
Houston, TEXAS 269
Baltimore, MARYLAND 223
New Orleans, LOUISIANA 175
Dallas, TEXAS 148
St. Louis, MISSOURI 144
Phoenix, ARIZONA 117
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, NEVADA 107
Kansas City, MISSOURI 102
Columbus, OHIO 94
Milwaukee, WISCONSIN 94
Atlanta, GEORGIA 93
Oakland, CALIFORNIA 90
Newark, NEW JERSEY 90
Memphis, TENNESSEE 89

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Sources of information: Census, FBI Crime Statistics, NOAA
Disclaimer: The information presented here are for the general population, assume the same rate of crime in the future, and an evenly distributed amount of crime throughout the city in question. They are not meant to accurately predict whether one person in particular will be a victim of crime. Percentages are based on the population of the city/town in question, except for burglaries, which are based on the number of households..