Special Report

America's Metro Areas With Most Assaults

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5. Danville, IL
> Assaults per 100k people: 822.9
> Number of assaults: 615 — 135th lowest of 291 metros
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 1,050.3 — 5th highest of 290 metros
> Poverty rate: 16.5% — 57th highest of 291 metros
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 74,737 — 6th lowest of 291 metros

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4. Albany, GA
> Assaults per 100k people: 840.7
> Number of assaults: 1,225 — 104th highest of 291 metros (tied)
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 1,008.1 — 6th highest of 290 metros
> Poverty rate: 22.6% — 7th highest of 291 metros
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 145,715 — 72nd lowest of 291 metros

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3. Pine Bluff, AR
> Assaults per 100k people: 925.6
> Number of assaults: 801 — 133rd highest of 291 metros
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 1,097.8 — 4th highest of 290 metros
> Poverty rate: 23.6% — 5th highest of 291 metros
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 86,540 — 13th lowest of 291 metros

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2. Memphis, TN-MS-AR
> Assaults per 100k people: 1,109.7
> Number of assaults: 14,965 — 6th highest of 291 metros
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 1,358.8 — the highest of 290 metros
> Poverty rate: 15.4% — 80th highest of 291 metros
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 1,348,509 — 31st highest of 291 metros

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1. Monroe, LA
> Assaults per 100k people: 1,123.2
> Number of assaults: 2,236 — 57th highest of 291 metros
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 1,308.5 — 2nd highest of 290 metros
> Poverty rate: 26.0% — 2nd highest of 291 metros
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 199,081 — 121st lowest of 291 metros