Using exclusive neighborhood crime data developed by Dr. Andrew Schiller at Neighborhood Search for Home Buyers and Real Estate Investment - NeighborhoodScout and based on FBI data, these are the neighborhoods in America that have the highest rates of property crime.
These are not necessarily the neighborhoods where you are likely to be harmed physically, although some of them do also have high violent crime rates.
This is where houses are broken into, cars are stolen, and thefts occur.
But of more than 60,000 neighborhoods in the U.S., these (below) are the 15 where your chances of becoming a property crime victim are highest.
Most Dangerous Neighborhoods for Property Crime
· No. 1: Isla Vista, Calif.
· No. 2: Logan, W.Va.
· No. 3: Schofield Barracks, Hawaii
· No. 4: Huntsville, Ala.
· No. 5: Oklahoma City, Okla.
· No. 6: Austin, Texas
· No. 7: St. Louis, Mo.
· No. 8: St. Petersburg, Fla.
· No. 9: Seattle, Wash.
· No. 10: Berkeley, Calif.
· No. 11: Columbus, Ohio (Summit St/12th Ave)
· No. 12: Columbus, Ohio (Lane Ave/Neil Ave)
· No. 13: Danville, W.Va.
· No. 14: Memphis, Tenn.
· No. 15: Portland, Ore.
Stats For My Area
Murder ~ 0
Rape ~ 1
Robbery ~ 31
Assault ~ 21
Chances of a becoming a victim in my immediate area ~ 1 in 165.
Chances of me personally becoming a "victim" in my area are about 1 in One Million.