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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Top 3rd Safest city, Ramapo NY ....

The most dangerous city in the U.S. is St. Louis;
New York City comes in safe at 269th

Move over, Camden, N.J. St. Louis is now the most crime-ridden city in the U.S.

Missouri's troubled metropolis has been dubbed the most dangerous city in America, according to a study published by CQ Press. The study utilized data from FBI statistics for murder, rape, aggravated assault, burglary and motor vehicle theft for 2009.

New York City came in a distant 269th place, way behind other big U.S. cities, including Houston, Miami, Los Angeles, Washington and Boston.

Michigan had two cities in the top five most crime-ridden: Detroit and Flint. California took the five and six spot with Oakland and Richmond.

New York State had the safest city in the U.S.: Colonie, a suburb of Albany, earned bragging rights for having the least amount of crime. Three other locales in the Empire State were also in the top 15 safest cities.

TOP 15 Most Dangerous Cities

1) St. Louis, Mo.
2) Camden, N.J.
3) Detroit, Mich.
4) Flint, Mich.
5) Oakland, Calif.
6) Richmond, Calif.
7) Cleveland, Ohio
8) Compton, Calif.
9) Gary, Ind.
10) Birmingham, Ala.
11) Baltimore, Md.
12) Memphis, Tenn.
13) New Orleans, La.
14) Jackson, Miss.
15) Little Rock, Ark.

Top 15: Safest U.S. Cities

1) Colonie, N.Y.
2) O'Fallon, Mo.
3) Ramapo, N.Y.
4) Mission Viejo, Calif.
5) Clarkstown, N.Y.
6) Amherst, N.Y.
7) Lake Forest, Calif.
8) Cary, N.C.
9) Newton, Mass.
10) Irvine, Calif.
11) Orem, Utah
12) Sugar Land, Tex.
13) Troy, Mich.
14) Frisco, Tex.
15) Toms River Township, N.J.

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