Nashville’s lesser-known city, Chattanooga is another dangerous city in the famous state. The city lands number 23rd in the most dangerous cities in the country with 1,065 per 100,000 residents. A lot of the crime is due to terrible gang activity.
While gang violence has slightly declined, general violence in the city has risen.
Little Rock, Arkansas
Little Rock not only has the highest crime rate in the state but in the country too. According to Business Insider. Little Rock had 87.4 violent crimes per 10,000 last year.
The current poverty rate sits at 18.5 percent, while the employment rate is at 3.3 percent, according to USA Today.
Jacksonville really suffers in its lack of parklike. An extremely low percentage of the city’s 869,421 inhabitants reside within a 10-minute walk from a park. Out of a total of 467,298 acres, only 64,603 acres are parks.
The city spends as little as $33 on parks.
Bakersfield is filled with power plants and pollution so it's not exactly a paradise to live in. Bakersfield residents have also voted their home as the city with the country's worst food.
It seems that this city has been regressing for some time now.
It doesn’t seem as if any place in Cali could be less than gorgeous, but Fresno gets the prize for being the dirtiest city in the country. That’s pretty impressive when you consider just how many people and how many things are in the country that might seem dirtier.
But the truth is that this city has nothing going for it in terms of air quality, and that’s why it wins the title of the dirtiest city around.