Most dangerous suburbs in the US? New Jersey town tops list

Camden, N.J. earns dubious distinction; Mount Vernon, N.Y. on the list as well

New York /
Apr.April 14, 2014 05:00 PM

Camden, N.J., which is close to Philadelphia and only about two hours from New York City, has been ranked the most dangerous suburb in the U.S., according to a recent report.

With a population of nearly 78,000, Camden has a rate of 86 murders per 100,000 people. It also has the nation’s highest crime rate, based on recent data from Movoto Real Estate, Housing Wire reported. In addition, Camden was recently ranked second in the top five most dangerous cities for real estate brokers, as previously reported.

Comparatively, the only New York City suburb to rank in the top fifty most dangerous was Mount Vernon, New York, the report showed. Mount Vernon had about 40 murders per 100,000 people.

Florida had the highest number of dangerous suburbs in the top ten, including Miami Beach, Jacksonville Beach and Miami Gardens of Florida, according to the article. [HousingWire] Angela Hunt

(Photo of Camden, N.J. from Shutterstock)


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