America's 25 Most Dangerous Neighborhoods

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Where in America are people most likely to be murdered, raped, robbed or have their car stolen?

A new list, based on police reports, says that one Chicago neighborhood – around West Lake Street -- is the most dangerous in America, but also notes that Atlanta is home to four of the 25 worst neighborhoods.

Other hot spots include parts of Las Vegas, Cleveland and Memphis, Tenn.

So why look at neighborhoods and not cities? Well, even the cities with the highest crime rates can have relatively safe neighborhoods, making it less useful to generalize about an entire city.

NeighborhoodScout.com takes crime data from the FBI and from all 17,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S., and sorts it to pinpoint events to the 61,000 neighborhoods in America, based on ZIP code. It then sells that data to individuals looking to buy a home.

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The ranking below is based on the predicted number of violent crimes in the neighborhood per 1,000 people in the neighborhood calculated by NeighborhoodScout.com.

#25: Orlando, Fla.

Neighborhood: West Central Boulevard

Found Within ZIP Code(s): 32805, 32801

Predicted Annual Violent Crimes: 299

Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 79.83

My Chances of Becoming a Victim Here (in one year): 1 in 13

#24: Cincinnati, Ohio

Neighborhood: Moore Street

Found Within ZIP Code(s): 45210

Predicted Annual Violent Crimes: 150

Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 81.92

My Chances of Becoming a Victim Here (in one year): 1 in 12

#23: Kansas City, Mo.

Neighborhood: Independence Avenue

Found Within ZIP Code(s): 64106

Predicted Annual Violent Crimes: 82

Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 81.97

My Chances of Becoming a Victim Here (in one year): 1 in 12

#22: Atlanta, Ga.

Neighborhood: Humphries Street SW

Found Within ZIP Code(s): 30310

Predicted Annual Violent Crimes: 119

Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 82.96

My Chances of Becoming a Victim Here (in one year): 1 in 12

#21: Galveston, Texas Neighborhood: Church Street

Found Within ZIP Code(s): 77550

Predicted Annual Violent Crimes: 84

Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 88.10

My Chances of Becoming a Victim Here (in one year): 1 in 11

#20: Cleveland, Ohio

Neighborhood: Chestnut Place

Found Within ZIP Code(s): 44104, 44115

Predicted Annual Violent Crimes: 156

Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 90.38

My Chances of Becoming a Victim Here (in one year): 1 in 11

#19: Memphis, Tenn.

Neighborhood: North Danny Thomas Boulevard

Found Within ZIP Code(s): 38105

Predicted Annual Violent Crimes: 147

Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 90.42

My Chances of Becoming a Victim Here (in one year): 1 in 11

#18: Chicago, Ill.

Neighborhood: 4000 South Federal Street

Found Within ZIP Code(s): 60609

Predicted Annual Violent Crimes: 202

Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 93.04

My Chances of Becoming a Victim Here (in one year): 1 in 11

#17: Atlanta, Ga.

Neighborhood: Richardson Street

Found Within ZIP Code(s): 30312, 30303

Predicted Annual Violent Crimes: 119

Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 94.94

My Chances of Becoming a Victim Here (in one year): 1 in 11

#16: Winston Salem, N.C.

Neighborhood: East 21st Street

Found Within ZIP Code(s): 27105

Predicted Annual Violent Crimes: 175

Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 95.79

My Chances of Becoming a Victim Here (in one year): 1 in 10

#15: Fort Worth, Texas

Neighborhood: East Lancaster Avenue

Found Within ZIP Code(s): 76102, 76111, 76103

Predicted Annual Violent Crimes: 284

Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 98.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim Here (in one year): 1 in 10

#14: Louisville, Ky.

Neighborhood: East Breckinridge Street

Found Within ZIP Code(s): 40203, 40204

Predicted Annual Violent Crimes: 226

Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 106.01

My Chances of Becoming a Victim Here (in one year): 1 in 9

#13: North Charleston, S.C.

Neighborhood: Echo Avenue

Found Within ZIP Code(s): 29403, 29405

Predicted Annual Violent Crimes: 233

Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 108.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim Here (in one year): 1 in 9

#12: Memphis, Tenn.

Neighborhood: Florida Street

Found Within ZIP Code(s): 38106

Predicted Annual Violent Crimes: 203

Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 108.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim Here (in one year): 1 in 9

#11: Charlotte, N.C.

Neighborhood: North Tryon Street

Found Within ZIP Code(s): 28206

Predicted Annual Violent Crimes: 352

Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 108.94

My Chances of Becoming a Victim Here (in one year): 1 in 9

#10: Chattanooga, Tenn.

Neighborhood: King Street

Found Within ZIP Code(s): 37402, 37403, 37408

Predicted Annual Violent Crimes: 114

Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 110.79

My Chances of Becoming a Victim Here (in one year): 1 in 9

#9: Washington, D.C.

Neighborhood: L Street SE

Found Within ZIP Code(s): 20003

Predicted Annual Violent Crimes: 240

Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 111.34

My Chances of Becoming a Victim Here (in one year): 1 in 9

#8: Las Vegas, Nevada

Neighborhood: D Street

Found Within ZIP Code(s): 89106, 89101

Predicted Annual Violent Crimes: 392

Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 113.53

My Chances of Becoming a Victim Here (in one year): 1 in 9

#7: Atlanta, Ga.

Neighborhood: Marietta Street

Found Within ZIP Code(s): 30313, 30303

Predicted Annual Violent Crimes: 307

Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 114.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim Here (in one year): 1 in 9

#6: Philadelphia, Pa.

Neighborhood: North 13th Street

Found Within ZIP Code(s): 19123

Predicted Annual Violent Crimes: 488

Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 117.19

My Chances of Becoming a Victim Here (in one year): 1 in 9

#5: Atlanta, Ga.

Neighborhood: Carter Street

Found Within ZIP Code(s): 30314, 30313

Predicted Annual Violent Crimes: 118

Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 126.77

My Chances of Becoming a Victim Here (in one year): 1 in 8

#4: Las Vegas, Nev.

Neighborhood: North 28th Street

Found Within ZIP Code(s): 89101

Predicted Annual Violent Crimes: 875

Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 135.09

My Chances of Becoming a Victim Here (in one year): 1 in 7

#3: Las Vegas, Nev.

Neighborhood: Balzar Avenue

Found Within ZIP Code(s): 89106

Predicted Annual Violent Crimes: 351

Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 145.98

My Chances of Becoming a Victim Here (in one year): 1 in 7

#2: Cleveland, Ohio

Neighborhood: Scovill Avenue

Found Within ZIP Code(s): 44104

Predicted Annual Violent Crimes: 307

Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 165.56

My Chances of Becoming a Victim Here (in one year): 1 in 6

#1: Chicago, Ill.

Neighborhood: West Lake Street

Found Within ZIP Code(s): 60612

Predicted Annual Violent Crimes: 297

Violent Crime Rate (per 1,000): 257.72

My Chances of Becoming a Victim Here (in one year): 1 in 4

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