15 Cities with the Highest Murder Rates

Some cities are known for being beautiful. They may have trees all over the place and art that adorns the streets. Others are known for being incredibly safe. They’re ideal for raising a family because you don’t have to worry about your little ones running around in the yard. Sadly, not every place has this kind of reputation. Some cities don’t put any money into infrastructure, which can lead to an ugly area. One of the worst is when there’s danger around every corner. It can be scary just doing routine things like getting groceries or going to work.

Unfortunately, the United States has a number of unsafe cities where crimes are a common risk. Not only are non-violent crimes high, but violent crimes may also be increasing or not improving. We’re talking about cities where murder is rampant. The news almost always has a new story about someone who was killed, and it’s depressing. It can be hard to watch the news because you already know what will be shown.

If you’re looking for a new place to live, here are 15 cities you may want to avoid. Similarly, if you live in one of these cities – it may be time to move. For this list, we’re looking at cities that have a population of 250,000 or more.

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