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25 Most Dangerous Cities in California

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25. Merced
> Violent crimes in 2020: 798.1 per 100,000 (672 total)
> Property crimes in 2020: 2,314.8 per 100,000 (1,949 total)
> Median household income: $45,232
> Poverty rate: 3.2%
> Population: 84,197

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24. Adelanto
> Violent crimes in 2020: 798.1 per 100,000 (274 total)
> Property crimes in 2020: 885.5 per 100,000 (304 total)
> Median household income: $45,380
> Poverty rate: 5%
> Population: 34,330

23. Jackson
> Violent crimes in 2020: 802.3 per 100,000 (39 total)
> Property crimes in 2020: 2,921.2 per 100,000 (142 total)
> Median household income: $53,462
> Poverty rate: 15%
> Population: 4,861

22. Sonora
> Violent crimes in 2020: 802.5 per 100,000 (39 total)
> Property crimes in 2020: 5,205.8 per 100,000 (253 total)
> Median household income: $42,446
> Poverty rate: 7.3%
> Population: 4,860

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21. Signal Hill
> Violent crimes in 2020: 819.7 per 100,000 (94 total)
> Property crimes in 2020: 6,435.9 per 100,000 (738 total)
> Median household income: $75,508
> Poverty rate: 6.9%
> Population: 11,467

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