U.S. News & World Report has released the annual list of the most dangerous cities in America based on seven years of FBI crime reporting.
The data ranges from property crime like burglary and motor vehicle theft to violent crime like rape, murder and robbery.
An index score of 100 is used to represent the national crime rate therefore the higher the number over 100, the more dangerous the city.
The #1 most dangerous city in America has a score of 530, the second? 484.
So what cities should you avoid?
Check out 2011’s Most Dangerous Cities In America below.