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Old 06-23-2012, 10:17 AM
 
Location: Crosstown *****
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You have to inform outsiders about the pronunciation, though. It's not Mary-ville, as it might seem...but Murrrvul.

(Truth be told it's probably closer to Mare-uh-vul)



Also, I agree with your frustrations with crime reporting statistics. It's hard to make apples to apples comparisons when you have varying definitions.

But Fulmer does live there. Lol.
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Old 06-23-2012, 10:23 AM
 
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But speaking of crime. How is it in East Nashville. I know, it's got a worse rep but whatever. What do you think?
Spotty.

Some areas are still dangerous (there are still projects in the area, after all), but the number of safe areas seems to be increasing (along with gentrification). Property crime is more of a widespread issue than violent crime. None of the people I personally know living in East Nashville have not had any experience with violent crime.

North Nashville still takes the cake as far as bad reputation...but it will be interesting to see if that perception changes with the emergence of Germantown, Salemtown, and Hope Gardens as desirable urban neighborhoods.
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Old 06-23-2012, 10:34 AM
 
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Spotty.

Some areas are still dangerous (there are still projects in the area, after all), but the number of safe areas seems to be increasing (along with gentrification). Property crime is more of a widespread issue than violent crime. None of the people I personally know living in East Nashville have not had any experience with violent crime.

North Nashville still takes the cake as far as bad reputation...but it will be interesting to see if that perception changes with the emergence of Germantown, Salemtown, and Hope Gardens as desirable urban neighborhoods.

Yea I know Todd Snider lives in East Nashville and he likes it. I have heard a lot about Germantown in Nashville it seems. Btw, talking about Sue the other day, about to go and get some.
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Old 06-23-2012, 11:11 AM
 
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I thought I'd add the list of the most dangerous neighborhoods in the country. Memphis has two on the list and Chattanooga has one. None for NYC.

25 most dangerous neighborhoods 2010 - DailyFinance


I just realized that is from 2010. So this is the latest on their website. Memphis is 19 and Nashville 56. Chattanooga and Knoxville are not on the list.

Top 100 most dangerous places to live in the USA - NeighborhoodScout
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Old 06-23-2012, 04:00 PM
 
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
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Well this article came out last week. Based on FBI stats, Memphis is the fifth most dangerous city in the country.

An analysis of FBI crime statistics by 24/7 Wall Street reveals that in many of the most dangerous cities in America, such as St. Louis and Memphis, violent crime actually went up. That goes against a national trend of lower crime rates compared to 2010.

Wonderful.

Most Dangerous Cities In America Based On Analysis Of FBI Statisitcs

And New York City is not on the list. Of course NYC has a very low crime rate.
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Old 06-23-2012, 04:33 PM
 
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Well this article came out last week. Based on FBI stats, Memphis is the fifth most dangerous city in the country.

An analysis of FBI crime statistics by 24/7 Wall Street reveals that in many of the most dangerous cities in America, such as St. Louis and Memphis, violent crime actually went up. That goes against a national trend of lower crime rates compared to 2010.

Wonderful.

Most Dangerous Cities In America Based On Analysis Of FBI Statisitcs

And New York City is not on the list. Of course NYC has a very low crime rate.
I can't believe that Memphis has more crime than NYC, since NYC has 9 million residents and Memphis only less than 700,000. To be honest, that kind of frightens me.
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Old 06-23-2012, 08:33 PM
 
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I can't believe that Memphis has more crime than NYC, since NYC has 9 million residents and Memphis only less than 700,000. To be honest, that kind of frightens me.
Higher crime rate, not more total crime.
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Old 06-23-2012, 08:35 PM
 
Location: SW Missouri
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My advice is to stay as far away from memphis as possible.

20yrsinBranson
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Old 06-23-2012, 10:13 PM
 
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Well this article came out last week. Based on FBI stats, Memphis is the fifth most dangerous city in the country.

An analysis of FBI crime statistics by 24/7 Wall Street reveals that in many of the most dangerous cities in America, such as St. Louis and Memphis, violent crime actually went up. That goes against a national trend of lower crime rates compared to 2010.

Wonderful.

Most Dangerous Cities In America Based On Analysis Of FBI Statisitcs

And New York City is not on the list. Of course NYC has a very low crime rate.
Again, we can argue and argue this. Is Memphis is rough? Hell yea. But is it as bad as these stats? No. Remember correctly actually live here. The Fort in Knoxville is much worse as I remember. And yes I did live there. Of course NYC isn't on the list they don't report crimes as they should. I live two miles from Beale on a corner lot, my kids played outside all day. Yes, that is wonderful. Thanks for updated stats btw.
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Old 06-23-2012, 10:14 PM
 
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Higher crime rate, not more total crime.
Lol. Thanks. The Sue was great.
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