Alabama is a great place to call home, but crime does occur within the state’s boundaries. Using FBI statistics to analyze Alabama cities with 5,000 or more residents, the RoadSnacks website has compiled a list of the most dangerous cities in Alabama and has concluded that these 10 are some of the most dangerous towns in Alabama to live in and reside in. Let’s check out some of the worst places to live in Alabama. Please note: these towns are listed in no particular order, and the towns are not inherently “bad” places in Alabama!

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Even though these Alabama towns have a higher crime rate than other areas of the state, and some might consider them to be the worst places to live in Alabama, they’re still much safer than many of the larger cities in other states. Alabama, overall, is a safe place to live. What do you think of this list? Did any of the worst small towns in Alabama surprise you? Share your thoughts with us in the comments section!

And if you want to escape the hustle and bustle, check out these nine peaceful places in Alabama.

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