#10 Camden, New Jersey
Camden, New Jersey, beats out the USA’s two most notorious impovershied cities this year to become not only America’s poorest, but it’s most dangerous city as well. Unemployment is estimated at 30-40 percent with a 70 percent high school dropout rate. Corruption is rampant. In two decades, three mayors have been sent to prison and police have been found guilty of planting evidence, making false arrests and trading drugs for prostitutes. Over a hundred open air drug markets are run by the cities many gangs, from the Bloods to MS-13, and is one of the city’s few thriving businesses.
Most Dangerous Cities in the World 2014 – Camden