Posted on December 7, 2010

America’s 25 Most Dangerous Neighborhoods

Scott Mayerowitch, ABC News, October 5, 2010

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.

{snip} 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. {snip}