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Old 02-16-2008, 01:41 PM
 
Location: Central Louisiana
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What are some of the most dangerous small metropolitan areas?

My town, Alexandria, LA has a high crime rate for a city its size (metro 130,000) but the crime is mostly concentrated in the east side of the city.
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Old 02-16-2008, 05:39 PM
 
Location: Bethesda
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Although its technically not the core city of its metro, North Charleston has a very high crime rate. It consistently ranks in the top 10 most dangerous U.S. cities, regardless of size. That said, the Charleston metro as a whole is quite nice and safe and there are even nice and ok places in North Charleston. Most of the heavy crime is located near the old navy base and closer to downtown Charleston.
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Old 02-16-2008, 06:38 PM
 
Location: Telford, TN
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Jackson, MS
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Old 02-16-2008, 08:10 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia,New Jersey, NYC!
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new haven, bridgeport, hartford, ct.
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Old 05-05-2009, 07:01 AM
 
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As a metro area, Memphis is usually ranked as the worst. I imagine New Orleans (considering its high crime rate in the city and the fact that its metro area is a bunch of crazy Cajuns ) is pretty bad. Generally, its going to be the Southern metro areas, because the South tens to have the worst crime outside the cities.
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Old 05-05-2009, 07:08 AM
 
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Macon, GA.
Augusta, GA
Savannah, GA
Baton Rouge, LA
Jackson, MS
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Old 05-05-2009, 07:08 AM
 
Location: West Michigan
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Flint, Michigan.
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Old 05-05-2009, 07:21 AM
 
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Modesto, CA is pretty bad crime wise.
Chester, PA
Fayetteville, NC
Toledo, OH
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Old 05-05-2009, 07:41 AM
 
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Petersburg, VA
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Old 05-05-2009, 08:04 AM
 
Location: Charlotte, NC (in my mind)
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Little Rock, Arkansas. This is a small town with big city crime problems. Another reason this town is such a dump. If you are going to live somewhere with higher crime there should at least be benefits to make up for it, as in things to do. Pine Bluff, Arkansas is even worse than Little Rock.
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