Have you ever wondered which places in Pennsylvania rank as the most crime-ridden? Well, wonder no more. We looked at Home Security Shield’s rankings of the
10 most dangerous cities in Pennsylvania in order to bring you the featured places on this list. And without any further ado…
Reading is the fifth largest city in Pennsylvania and was the largest share of citizens living in poverty in the entire country.
In the early 20th century, Duquesne was home to the largest blast furnace in the world, known as the Dorothy Six.
Philly is not only the largest city in Pennsylvania, but also one of the most crime-ridden. It was ranked the 54th most dangerous city in the country in 2015.
Located in Snyder County, Selinsgrove is home to Susquehanna University.
York, also known as the White Rose City, is one of the most dangerous places in the state. It is also the hometown of Tom Wolf, the 47th governor of Pennsylvania.
Harrisburg may be our state capital, but it's not exactly a safe haven.
4. McKees Rocks
In the past McKees Rocks was known as a coal and steel town. Often conflated with Pittsburgh because it is so close, McKees Rocks contains the location where the earliest human bones were found in North America.
3. New Castle
New Castle, located in Lawrence County, is the county seat and also the commercial center of a large agricultural area.
See that innocent-looking quaint building? Wrong. Ambridge, the state's second-most dangerous town, was named after the American Bridge Company.
Your chances of becoming the victim of a crime in Chester are one in 18.
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