Special Report

America's Most Dangerous States

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25. Florida
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 383.6
> Number of violent crimes: 83,368 (3rd highest)
> Murders reported in 2020: 1,290 (3rd highest)
> Poverty rate: 12.7% (19th highest)

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24. Pennsylvania
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 389.5
> Number of violent crimes: 49,793 (6th highest)
> Murders reported in 2020: 1,009 (5th highest)
> Poverty rate: 12.0% (22nd highest)

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23. Maryland
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 399.9
> Number of violent crimes: 24,215 (17th highest)
> Murders reported in 2020: 553 (14th highest)
> Poverty rate: 9.0% (4th lowest)

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22. Georgia
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 400.1
> Number of violent crimes: 42,850 (10th highest)
> Murders reported in 2020: 943 (6th highest)
> Poverty rate: 13.3% (14th highest)

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21. North Carolina
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 419.3
> Number of violent crimes: 44,451 (9th highest)
> Murders reported in 2020: 852 (7th highest)
> Poverty rate: 13.6% (12th highest)