Indianapolis November 11, 2017
Here Are The 7 Most Dangerous Places In Indianapolis After Dark
We’ve talked extensively about all the amazing neighborhoods, restaurants, parks, and activities that this city has to offer. However, no city is perfect and, unfortunately, Indy has a lot of dangerous areas you may want to avoid, especially after dark. Here are seven you’ll want to stay away from if you can:
On the west side, Haughville has become an area filled with drug activity, high unemployment rates, and poverty.
2. West 29th and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St.
Unfortunately, this is yet another neighborhood with gang activity and multiple shootings per year.
3. Tuxedo Park
Known as the Tuxedo Park neighborhood, this area has a high crime rate when it comes to theft, burglary, and assault. Definitely stay away from this area when the sun goes down.
4. Mass Ave. and East 34th Street
Ranked on the 2017 list of most dangerous neighborhoods in America, this stretch has a violent crime rating of 60.06 per 1,000 people — a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim here.
5. West 30th to Fall Creek Boulevard
In 2013, it was ranked as the 20th most dangerous area in the entire nation. The chance of being a victim of violent crime is 1 in 14.
6. East 34 St. and Sutherland Ave.
According to Neighborhood Scout, a website that ranks the most dangerous neighborhoods in America, this area of Indy has a violent crime rate of 83.5 per 1,000 people. That means you have a 1 in 12 chance of becoming a victim.
7. East 42nd and Post Road
This area has one of the highest murder rates in the city and there are frequent gang and drug-related arrests.
Try your best to stay away from these neighborhoods and enjoy some of the great ones that are featured in our
7 safest and most peaceful places to live in Indianapolis instead!