The Top Ten: Most Dangerous States

The Top Ten December 10 - 17

Most Dangerous States, 2006

Rank State
1. Nevada
2. Louisiana
3. New Mexico
4. Arizona
5. Maryland
6. South Carolina
7. Florida
8. Tennessee
9. Alaska
10. California
Methodology: To determine the most dangerous states, rates for six crime categories—murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, and motor vehicle thefts—are compared to the national average for a given crime category.
Source: Morgan Quitno Press. Web:

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