Here Are The 10 Most Dangerous Cities In North Dakota

North Dakota can easily say it’s one of the safest states in the country. With low crime across the prairie, there is little to be concerned about here. North Dakota is actually considered one of the safest states in the country, but there are still some cities in this state that have crime index ratings over the national average. This list uses the most recent data from the FBI, which is based on census and FBI statistics for things like property theft, murder, assaults, arson, robberies, and other factors per year in relation to population. Ready to learn about the most dangerous cities in North Dakota? (As ready as you’ll ever be, right?!)

Based on your own experiences, what would you add to this list of the most dangerous cities in North Dakota? Again — take this information with a grain of salt; we absolutely adore North Dakota, and it really is the very best place to live in the country! (In our very, *very* humble opinion, of course.)

Address: Devils Lake, ND 58301, USA
Address: Watford City, ND 58854, USA
Address: Minot, ND, USA
Address: Jamestown, ND, USA
Address: Mandan, ND 58554, USA
Address: Williston, ND 58801, USA
Address: Bismarck, ND, USA
Address: Fargo, ND, USA
Address: Grand Forks, ND, USA
Address: Valley City, ND 58072, USA
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most dangerous cities in North Dakota

November 13, 2021

Is North Dakota a dangerous place to live?

North Dakota can easily say it’s one of the safest states in the country. With low crime across the prairie, there is little to be concerned about here. However, that’s not to say crime doesn’t happen at all. Unfortunately, it does happen even in the Peace Garden State, as evidenced by the above list of the most dangerous cities in North Dakota. Compared to the rest of the country, though, North Dakota is incredibly safe and peaceful, and a place folks love to visit and settle down.

What are some of the most dangerous places in North Dakota?

No state is without its dangers, and the Peace Garden state is no exception… despite the pleasant nickname! There are some things you need to be aware of  when living in North Dakota that definitely pose as safety and health risks. Here are 10 of those things. Spoiler alert: some of North Dakota’s most dangerous residents have eight legs… or no legs at all! Western Black Widow spiders can be found in North Dakota; this spider’s venom can be fatal if not treated right away. The blood red hourglass makes it easily distinguishable. If you see one of these, do not mess with it. And if you get bitten, definitely seek medical help immediately! The same goes if you encounter the infamous Prairie Rattlesnake. These are found primarily in the western half of the state. They have the appearance of most rattlesnakes – loud tail and all – and are primarily non-aggressive but will strike if they feel threatened. They like to hide in tall grasses so be careful if you are out hiking or walking in places with lots of brush that they can hide in!

Should I move to North Dakota!

No — don’t move here. It’s the worst. North Dakota is the “legendary” state according to the signs, and it may be legendary for a lot of reasons. We’re one of the lesser populated states, and maybe there’s a reason for that. Living in North Dakota isn’t for everyone and yet we’re still here, and many of us actually enjoy it. Everything this state throws at us seems worthwhile when compared to the perks of living in a relatively quiet, large, and beautiful state. That’s not to say everyone would be able to do it, our toughness just makes it seem easy when we have to. You might want to consider the following 15 reasons to never, EVER, move to North Dakota… (Did you catch our sarcasm?!)

Address: Devils Lake, ND 58301, USA
Address: Watford City, ND 58854, USA
Address: Minot, ND, USA
Address: Jamestown, ND, USA
Address: Mandan, ND 58554, USA
Address: Williston, ND 58801, USA
Address: Bismarck, ND, USA
Address: Fargo, ND, USA
Address: Grand Forks, ND, USA
Address: Valley City, ND 58072, USA