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Safest and Most Dangerous U.S. Cities, 2010

The following table ranks the safest and most dangerous cities in the United States as of 2010. The cities all have populations of more than 75,000. The rankings are based on a city's rate for six crime categories: murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, and motor vehicle theft.

Safest   Most dangerous   
RankCityRankCityRankCityRankCity
1Colonie, N.Y.14Frisco, Tex.1St. Louis, Mo.14Jackson, Miss.
2O'Fallon, Mo.15Toms River Township, N.J.2Camden, N.J.15Little Rock, Ark.
3Ramapo, N.Y.16Simi Valley, Calif.3Detroit, Mich.16Baton Rouge, La.
4Mission Viejo, Calif..17Gilbert, Ariz.4Flint, Mich.17Buffalo, N.Y.
5Clarkstown, N.Y.18Thousand Oaks, Calif.5Oakland, Calif.18New Haven, Conn.
6Amherst, N.Y.19St. George, Utah6Richmond, Calif.19Hartford, Conn.
7Lake Forest, Calif.20Greece, N.Y.7Cleaveland, Ohio20Dayton, Ohio
8Cary, N.C.21Allen, Tex.8Compton, Calif.21Kansas City, Mo.
9Newton, Mass.22Brick Township, N.J.9Gary, Ind.22Washington, D.C.
10Irvine, Calif.23Centennial, Colo.10Birmingham, Ala.23Newark, N.J.
11Orem, Utah24Murrieta, Calif.11Baltimore, Md.24Cincinnati, Ohio
12Sugar Land, Tex.25Round Rock, Tex.12Memphis, Tenn.25Atlanta, Ga.
13Troy, Mich.  13New Orleans, La. 

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