8 Most Dangerous Cities in Illinois

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Covid brought a lot of frustration to the US and the rest of the world. Millions of people are sick, almost everyone ones someone who didn't survive the virus, and tons of people lost their beloved jobs. In addition to this people were forced to spend a lot of time at home.

Now imagine just for a second not feeling safe at home because you are not living in the perfect neighborhood. In fact, there are many cities all over the world that are not safe. Also, a lot of them are located in the US. According to some detailed research from NeighborhoodScout Detroit is once again the most dangerous city to live in in the US.

But people from Illinois, did you know that there are also many cities from your state that made it into the Top 100 of the most dangerous places in the US?

Based on the number of violent incidents per 1,000 inhabitants, this study shows the top 100 most dangerous cities in America with populations of 25,000 or more. Murder, kidnapping, armed robbery, and aggravated assault are examples of violent crimes. The number of violent crimes recorded in each city, as well as the population of each city, were used to conduct this study.

Here are the 8 Most Dangerous Cities in Illinois:

1st Place: Danville, IL

Violent Crimes per 1,000 residents: 17.5

Your chance of becoming a victim: 1 in 56

2nd Place: Rockford, IL

Violent Crimes per 1,000 residents: 11.8

Your chance of becoming a victim: 1 in 84

3rd Place: Peoria, IL

Violent Crimes per 1,000 residents: 10.4

Your chance of becoming a victim: 1 in 95

4th Place: East St. Louis, IL

Violent Crimes per 1,000 residents: 10.4

Your chance of becoming a victim: 1 in 97

5th Place: Alton, IL

Violent Crimes per 1,000 residents: 10.2

Your chance of becoming a victim: 1 in 97

6th Place: Chicago, IL

Violent Crimes per 1,000 residents: 9.4

Your chance of becoming a victim: 1 in 105

7th Place: Champaign, IL

Violent Crimes per 1,000 residents: 9.3

Your chance of becoming a victim: 1 in 107

8th Place: Kankakee, IL

Violent Crimes per 1,000 residents: 9.0

Your chance of becoming a victim: 1 in 110

I hope you liked this shortlist of the five most dangerous cities in Illinois. Please let me know in the comments what your experiences are with those areas.

Source: https://www.neighborhoodscout.com/blog/top100dangerous

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