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Austin is the capital of Texas and the seat and major city of Travis County, with sections of the city stretching into Hays and Williamson counties. It is the 11th most populous city in the United States, the fourth most populous city in Texas, and the second most populated state capital city, having been founded on December 27, 1839. (after Phoenix, Arizona). Since 2010, it has been one of the most rapidly developing major cities in the United States. According to the Globalization and World Cities Research Network, Austin is the southernmost state capital in the contiguous United States and is classified as a "Beta" global city.

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

#1 Mlk, Austin, TX Crime

The rate of crime in Mlk is 412 percent greater than the national average.

Mlk has 295 percent more violent crimes than the national average.

You have a one in eight risk of becoming a victim of crime in Mlk.

Mlk is safer than only 6% of the Texas cities.

Austin's crime rate has risen by 7% year over year.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/austin-tx/mlk/crime/

#2 Riverside, Austin, TX Crime

The crime rate in Riverside is 438 percent higher than the national average.

Riverside has 236 percent more violent crimes than the national average.

You have a 1 in 8 risk of becoming a victim of crime in Riverside.

In Texas, Riverside is safer than 9% of the cities.

Austin's crime rate has risen by 7% year over year.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/austin-tx/riverside/crime/

#3 Saint Johns, Austin, TX Crime

The crime rate in Saint Johns is 498 percent greater than the national average.

Saint Johns has a violent crime rate that is 225 percent greater than the national average.

You have a one in seven risk of becoming a victim of crime in Saint Johns.

Saint Johns is safer than nine out of ten Texas communities.

Austin's crime rate has risen by 7% year over year.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/austin-tx/saint+johns/crime/

#4 Rosewood, Austin, TX Crime

Rosewood has a 221 percent higher crime rate than the national average.

Rosewood has a violent crime rate that is 206 percent higher than the national average.

You have a 1 in 13 risk of becoming a victim of crime in Rosewood.

Rosewood is safer than a quarter of Texas cities.

Austin's crime rate has risen by 7% year over year.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/austin-tx/rosewood/crime/

#5 Bouldin, Austin, TX Crime

The rate of crime in Bouldin is 457 percent greater than the national average.

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

You have a 1 in 8 probability of becoming a victim of crime in Bouldin.

Bouldin has a lower crime rate than 11% of Texas cities.

Austin's crime rate has risen by 7% year over year.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/austin-tx/bouldin/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/austin-tx/most-dangerous-neighborhoods/

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