Two Western Michigan cities on list of most dangerous in the country

The results are in and two Western Michigan cities are among the most dangerous in the U.S.

On a list of the top 100 most dangerous cities, released by Neighborhood Scout, has Muskegon ranked 99 and Battle Creek ranked 61.

Now, the ranking are limited to cities with population of more the 25,000 people, and was calculated by the number of violent crimes per 1,000 residents. Muskegon had 375 violent crimes, while Battle Creek had 579.

In April, Forbes listed Battle Creek as the 9th more dangerous city for women. Other Michigan cities include Pontiac and Lansing. But number one on the list is East St. Louis, Illinois.


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