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5 Most Dangerous Areas in Phoenix

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With 1,680,992 residents as of 2019, Phoenix is Arizona's capitol and most populous city. It is also the United States' fifth-most populated city, the largest state capital in terms of population, and the only state capital with a population of more than one million people.

The Phoenix metropolitan region, often known as the Valley of the Sun, is part of the Salt River Valley. With a population of 4.73 million people as of 2017, the metropolitan area is the 11th most populous in the United States.

Here are the five most dangerous areas in Phoenix according to the research from areavibes.

#1 Central City, Phoenix, AZ Crime

The crime rate in Central City is 303 percent higher than the national average.

Central City's violent crime rate is 523 percent greater than the national average.

You have a one in ten risk of becoming a victim of crime in Central City.

Central City is safer than only 7% of Arizona's cities.

Phoenix has seen a 5% decline in crime year over year.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/phoenix-az/central+city/crime/

#2 Alahambra, Phoenix, AZ Crime

The crime rate of Alahambra is 175% greater than the national average.

Alahambra's violent crime rate is 260 percent greater than the national average.

You have a 1 in 15 probability of becoming a victim of crime in Alahambra.

Alahambra is safer than 19 percent of Arizona cities.

Phoenix has seen a 5% decline in crime year over year.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/phoenix-az/alahambra/crime/

#3 Encanto, Phoenix, AZ Crime

Encanto has a 155 percent higher crime rate than the national average.

Encanto's violent crime rate is 202 percent higher than the national average.

You have a 1 in 16 probability of becoming a victim of crime in Encanto.

Encanto is safer than 22 percent of Arizona cities.

Phoenix has seen a 5% decline in crime year over year.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/phoenix-az/encanto/crime/

#4 South Mountain, Phoenix, AZ Crime

The crime rate in the South Mountains is 87 percent greater than the national average.

South Mountain has a violent crime rate that is 123 percent greater than the national average.

You have a 1 in 22 risk of becoming a victim of crime in South Mountain.

In Arizona, South Mountain is safer than 38% of the cities.

Phoenix has seen a 5% decline in crime year over year.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/phoenix-az/south+mountain/crime/

#5 North Mountain, Phoenix, AZ Crime

The crime rate in the North Mountains is 99 percent greater than the national average.

North Mountain has a violent crime rate that is 121 percent higher than the national average.

You have a 1 in 21 risk of becoming a victim of crime in North Mountain.

In Arizona, North Mountain is safer than 35% of the cities.

Phoenix has seen a 5% decline in crime year over year.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/phoenix-az/north+mountain/crime/

Let me know in the comments what you think about these areas and if you know any other unsafe areas in the city.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/phoenix-az/most-dangerous-neighborhoods/

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