According To FBI Statistics, These Are The 10 Most Dangerous Cities In North Carolina For 2020
Uh oh, North Carolina. It seems another online publisher is throwing down some smack regarding where to find the most dangerous cities in the Tar Heel State. According to RoadSnacks, their information for creating the list of the ten worst cities is based upon the most recent FBI statistics available (which are from 2018) for NC cities with a population over 5,000. It’s hard to deny what facts and figures say, but we’re not in total agreement with the way things shake out on their list (see below). Are you? To get the bigger picture, we looked up the actual FBI statistics, and here’s what we found to be reported for each locale on the targeted list:
While numbers may tell one side of the story and give a paper representation of what life may be like in terms of crime in these cities, we happen to know each and every one of the cities on this list also have many worthwhile qualities making them wonderful places to live or visit. Did your city make the list, or do you think your city should replace one of the cities on the list? We’d love to know your opinion, so feel free to join the conversation.
For a comprehensive look at how the state’s cities fared individually in the FBI statistics, you can see the data for yourself at this link.
Robin Jarvis is a travel and entertainment writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She spent more than two decades living on the coast in South Carolina and currently lives in the mountains of North Carolina - although she still makes it back to see family in South Carolina quite often. When she's not working, she loves to hike, kayak, and check out new adventures. Get in touch at [email protected]
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