Detroit, MI

The 5 most dangerous neighborhoods in Detroit, MI

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Detroit, the largest city in Michigan, has the nickname 'Motor City'. The city is historically famous for its automotive industry.

Let's take a look at the top 5 most dangerous neighborhoods in Detroit, published by AreaVibes, to help you be aware of them.

The rankings are calculated based on the number of violent crimes per 100,000 people for each neighborhood, compared to the Detroit violent crime average. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. The most dangerous areas in Detroit is based on data from the local law enforcement agency and when not available, also includes estimates based on demographic data. - AreaVibes

1. Fishkorn

Fishkorn has a population of 3,443. The neighborhood has a 191% higher crime rate than the average crime rate of Detroit city.

According to the report, Fishkorn faces 5,726 violent crimes per 100K people, against the Michigan state's average of 437 violent crimes for the same number of people.

That is a massive 1,310% higher crime rate when compared to the state's average.

2. Carbon Works

Carbon Works is not too far from Fishkorn in terms of crime rates. It stands second in the highest crime rate in Detroit's neighborhood.

Carbon Works has a population of 615, with 178% more crime than the average crime rate of the city of Detroit.

According to the report, the neighborhood faces 5,461 violent crimes per 100K people, a 1,249% higher crime rate than the average violent crime rate in Michigan.

3. Van Steuban

Van Steuban has the third-highest average crime rate in the neighborhoods of Detroit.

Van Steuban has a population of 6,379, with 160% more crime than the average crime rate of the city of Detroit.

According to the report, the neighborhood faces 5,105 violent crimes per 100K people, a 1,168% higher crime rate than the average violent crime rate in the state of Michigan.

4. Warrendale

The fourth-highest crime rate in the neighborhoods of Detroit is recorded in Warrendale.

Warrendale has a population of 17,417. The neighborhood has 159% more crime than the average crime rate of the city of Detroit.

According to the report, the neighborhood faces 5,081 violent crimes per 100K people, a 1,162% higher crime rate than the average violent crime rate in the state of Michigan.

5. Franklin Park

Franklin Park comes in fifth position for the highest crime rates in the neighborhoods of Detroit.

Franklin Park has a population of 11,290. The neighborhood has 154% more crime than the average crime rate of the city of Detroit.

According to the report, the neighborhood faces 4,993 violent crimes per 100K people, a 1,142% higher crime rate than the average violent crime rate in Michigan.

Detroit's remaining 5 most dangerous neighborhoods in the top 10

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6. Barton-McFarland ( 1,130% higher crime than Michigan's average crime rate)

7. Fitzgerald ( 1,078% higher crime than Michigan's average crime rate)

8. Riverdale ( 1,045% higher crime than Michigan's average crime rate)

9. The Eye ( 1,040% higher crime than Michigan's average crime rate)

10. East English Village ( 978% higher crime than Michigan's average crime rate)

A helpful resource for crime prevention

The Detroit police department has specific plans for improving crime prevention. You can check out their site to learn more about their plans.

I hope the list is helpful for you.

What is your view on this list? Is it a surprise that any of these areas made it to the most dangerous neighborhood list?

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