Here Are The 8 Most Dangerous Cities In Southern California

Southern California can’t always be sunshine and roses. In certain pockets of the state there’s definitely a dark and gritty side where crime seems to thrive. The following cities top the list for the most dangerous places in Southern California based on violence, murder and property crimes. The listings are based on data compiled by Neighborhood Scout who uses stats from the FBI and the U.S. Justice Department to determine crime rates in cities across the entire United States. Posted in no particular order, check out what cities made the list. Some of these locations might come as a surprise and a few others might not shock you at all.

Even though these cities made the list, there are still a lot of safe areas to live in many of these locations so don’t let the statistics scare you away. What cities have you visited in Southern California that you think should be in the “danger” zone?