Safest and Most Dangerous U.S. Cities, 2013

The following table ranks the safest and most dangerous cities in the United States as of 2013. The rankings are arranged according to population and are based on a city's rate for six crime categories: murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, and motor vehicle theft.

Safest
Population 75,000 to 99,999 Population 100,000 to 499,000 Population 500,000 or more
Rank City Rank City Rank City
1. Fishers, IN 1. Naperville, IL 1. El Paso, TX
2. Johns Creek, GA 2. Amherst, NY 2. San Diego, CA
3. O'Fallon, MO 3. Irvine, CA 3. New York, NY
4. Carmel, IN 4. Simi Valley, CA 4. Austin, TX
5. Newton, MA 5. Cary, NC 5. San Jose, CA
6. Mission Viejo, CA 6. Thousand Oaks, CA 6. Los Angeles, CA
7. Ramapo, NY 7. Gilbert, AZ 7. Portland, OR
8. Clarkstown, NY 8. Surprise, AZ 8. Charlotte, NC
9. Colonie, NY 9. Frisco, TX 9. Seattle, WA
10. Arlington Heights, IL 10. Glendale, CA 10. San Antonio, TX

Most Dangerous
Population 75,000 to 99,999 Population 100,000 to 499,000 Population 500,000 or more
Rank City Rank City Rank City
1. Camden, NJ 1. Flint, MI 1. Detroit, MI
2. Gary, IN 2. St. Louis, MO 2. Baltimore, MD
3. Trenton, NJ 3. Oakland, CA 3. Memphis, TN
4. Compton, CA 4. Cleveland, OH 4. Philadelphia, PA
5. Lawrence, MA 5. Birmingham, AL 5. Washington, DC
6. Macon, GA 6. New Orleans, LA 6. Indianapolis, IN
7. Reading, PA 7. Newark, NJ 7. Milwaukee, WI
8. Brockton, MA 8. Jackson, MS 8. Columbus, OH
9. Miami Beach, FL 9. Atlanta, GA 9. Oklahoma City, OK
10. Albany, GA 10. Little Rock, AR 10. Houston, TX

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