Humble named 12th "most dangerous" city in the United States based on FBI data

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Humble named 12th "most dangerous" city in the United States based on FBI data

Two Texas cities are alleged to be the "most dangerous" cities in Texas, according to a ranking of the top 30 cities in America with the highest rates of violent crime and property crime. 

The ranking, based on FBI data, was compiled by home security website SafeWise.com

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Humble is No. 12 on the list, with 9.53 violent crimes per 1,000 in population, and 107.54 property crimes per 1,000.

Bellmead, Texas, which is located northeast of Waco, was No. 10, with 10.15 violent crimes per 1,000 people and 110.55 property crimes per 1,000. 

And the most dangerous city in America? That dubious title goes to Emeryville, Calif., with 13.25 violent crimes per 1,000 and 172.92 property crimes per 1,000. 

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How do these numbers compare to other places in Texas? Here's some other Texas Cities' Numbers:

Abilene
Violent crimes per 1,000 people: 2.76
Population: 121,764
Source: FBI 2015


Amarillo
Violent crimes per 1,000 people: 3.17
Population: 198,770
Source: FBI 2015

Austin
Violent crimes per 1,000 people: 1.8
Population: 938,728
Source: FBI 2015

Beaumont
Violent crimes per 1,000 people: 4.86
Population: 117,635
Source: FBI 2015

Brownsville
Violent crimes per 1,000 people: 1.29
Population: 184,941
Source: FBI 2015

College Station
Violent crimes per 1,000 people: 1.02
Population: 105,855
Source: FBI 2015

Corpus Christi
Violent crimes per 1,000 people: 3.20
Population: 324,326
Source: FBI 2015

Dallas
Violent crimes per 1,000 people: 3.33
Population: 1,301,977
Source: FBI 2015

El Paso
Violent crimes per 1,000 people: 1.75
Population: 686,077
Source: FBI 2015

Fort Worth
Violent crimes per 1,000 people: 2.64
Population: 829,731
Source: FBI 2015

Garland
Violent crimes per 1,000 people: 1.45
Population: 237,593
Source: FBI 2015

Violent crimes per 1,000 people: 4.49
Population: 2,275,221
Source: FBI 2015

Laredo
Violent crimes per 1,000 people: 1.94
Population: 256,280
Source: FBI 2015

Lubbock
Violent crimes per 1,000 people: 4.46
Population: 247,271
Source: FBI 2015

McAllen
Violent crimes per 1,000 people: 0.5
Population: 140,593
Source: FBI 2015

Pasadena
Violent crimes per 1,000 people: 1.88
Population: 154,986
Source: FBI 2015

Pearland
Violent crimes per 1,000 people: 0.75
Population: 282,968
Source: FBI 2015

San Antonio
Violent crimes per 1,000 people: 2.74
Population: 1,463,586
Source: FBI 2015

Waco
Violent crimes per 1,000 people: 3.00
Population: 131,413
Source: FBI 2015

SafeWise says cities with fewer than 10,000 people are not included in this report. 

Those who live in Humble need not worry a great deal, the website says. 

"Our ranking of the most dangerous cities in America are based on both violent and property crime per capita. For the most part, the chances of you being the victim of a crime are not high in most communities, even the ones on this list." 

Via Dana Guthrie with Chron.com


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