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Old 11-06-2015, 07:38 AM
 
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Old 11-06-2015, 07:56 AM
 
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Basically, as none of this addresses the root of the issue or the fact that many of the higher ranked cities are culturally diverse......
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Old 11-06-2015, 01:55 PM
 
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Default Not a troll at all...


I just know the facts
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Old 11-06-2015, 05:54 PM
 
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You can say that but I find it interesting you fail to mention that almost all the cities at the bottom have a poverty rate 20%+ or more below poverty line, while at the top it is non-existent.
This isn't true. Poverty has almost no connection to relative crime rates.

Places like El Paso and LA have very high poverty, yet very little violent crime. Violent crime is heavily correlated with % African American, regardless of poverty rate.
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Old 11-06-2015, 06:45 PM
 
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This isn't true. Poverty has almost no connection to relative crime rates.

Places like El Paso and LA have very high poverty, yet very little violent crime. Violent crime is heavily correlated with % African American, regardless of poverty rate.
I wouldn't say that Jersey City, NYC, Chesapeake and Raleigh have low African American percentages, yet they are ranked above a city like Madison WI or Lincoln NE on the list. So, it isn't cut and dry.
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Old 11-07-2015, 03:09 AM
 
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This isn't true. Poverty has almost no connection to relative crime rates.

Places like El Paso and LA have very high poverty, yet very little violent crime. Violent crime is heavily correlated with % African American, regardless of poverty rate.
What is your explanation for the high crime rate in San Francisco, Tucson, San Antonio, Stockton, CA, Albuquerque, Glendale, AZ, Tulsa and Wichita, KS?

Also poverty and crime have a very "intimate" relationship that has been described by experts from all fields, from sociologists to economists.

Poverty and Crime: Breaking a Vicious Cycle of Discrimination

Poverty & Crime - Fundamental Finance

http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/hpnvv0812.pdf


According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) Poor urban blacks (51.3 per 1,000) had rates of violence similar to poor urban whites (56.4 per 1,000).

Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) - Household Poverty and Nonfatal Violent Victimization, 2008–2012
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Old 11-09-2015, 08:37 AM
 
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What is your explanation for the high crime rate in San Francisco, Tucson, San Antonio, Stockton, CA, Albuquerque, Glendale, AZ, Tulsa and Wichita, KS?

Also poverty and crime have a very "intimate" relationship that has been described by experts from all fields, from sociologists to economists.

Poverty and Crime: Breaking a Vicious Cycle of Discrimination

Poverty & Crime - Fundamental Finance

http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/hpnvv0812.pdf


According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) Poor urban blacks (51.3 per 1,000) had rates of violence similar to poor urban whites (56.4 per 1,000).

Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) - Household Poverty and Nonfatal Violent Victimization, 2008–2012

It's hilarious that you trust any stats coming form the Obamugbe admin.
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Old 11-09-2015, 09:03 AM
 
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It's hilarious that you trust any stats coming form the Obamugbe admin.
No matter what political affiliation one might have, I think we can all agree comments like these are made by the real morons.
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Old 11-09-2015, 11:24 AM
 
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You can say that but I find it interesting you fail to mention that almost all the cities at the bottom have a poverty rate 20%+ or more below poverty line, while at the top it is non-existent.
Scottsdale- 5.8% (Data available on CD)
Oakland-19.4%
Saint Louis- 29.4%
This doesn't include all the guys who are borderline poverty rate which is still poor.
So you would prefer to live in an all Black community instead of an all White one? Do tell.
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Old 11-09-2015, 12:01 PM
 
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So you would prefer to live in an all Black community instead of an all White one? Do tell.
It would probably depend on other aspects, as it isn't as cut and dry.
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