MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Usually, Minneapolis has been considered one of the safest big cities in the country, but in a surprising new survey, Minneapolis is ranked as one of the 10 most dangerous.
U.S. News and World Report released a list of the cities with the greatest “crime risks.”
Minneapolis is tied for 10th place with Cleveland.
The magazine collected data from the FBI, including information on violent crimes and property crimes.
The scale for the study has a national average of 100. Minneapolis scored three times that.
St. Louis is ranked first on the list, at nearly five times the national average for crime.
Atlanta, Birmingham, Orlando and Detroit round out the top five.
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