St. Louis, MO (KTRS) The Gateway City tops the list of the 25 most dangerous cities in America.
That’s according to “24/7 Wall St.” which ranked St. Louis at number one. 24/7 Wall St. reviewed violent crime rates in major U.S. cities from the FBI’s 2015 Uniform Crime Report.
Violent crime includes all offenses involving force or threat of force and are broken into four categories: murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. For every 100,000 U.S. residents, 372 of these crimes were committed in 2015.
St. Louis led the nation with 1,817 violent crimes per 100,000 residents last year, including 188 murders.
As far as the safest city in America, Cary, North Carolina is ranked at number one.
The full list is available online at www.247wallst.com.