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5 Most Dangerous Areas in Memphis

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Memphis is a city in Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, located along the Mississippi River. It has a population of 651,073, making it Tennessee's second-biggest city after Nashville, which is the country's 28th-largest metropolis and the largest city proper situated along the Mississippi River. With a population of 1,348,260 people in 2017, Greater Memphis is the 42nd-largest metropolitan region in the United States. West Tennessee and the broader Mid-South area, which encompasses parts of Arkansas, Mississippi, and the Missouri Bootheel, are anchored by the city. Shelby County, Tennessee's most populated county, is headquartered in Memphis.

Here are the five most dangerous areas in Memphis according to the research from areavibes.

#1 Downtown, Memphis, TN Crime

The crime rate in downtown is 363 percent higher than the national average.

Downtown has 709 percent more violent crimes than the national average.

You have a 1 in 9 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Downtown.

Downtown is safer than only 4% of Tennessee's cities.

Memphis' crime rate has reduced by 4% year over year.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/memphis-tn/downtown/crime/

#2 Parkway Village-Oakhaven, Memphis, TN Crime

The crime rate in Parkway Village-Oakhaven is 326 percent higher than the national average.

Parkway Village-Oakhaven had 627 percent more violent crimes than the national average.

You have a one in ten risk of becoming a victim of crime in Parkway Village-Oakhaven.

Parkway Village-Oakhaven is safer than only 8% of Tennessee cities.

Memphis' crime rate has reduced by 4% year over year.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/memphis-tn/parkway+village-oakhaven/crime/

#3 Shelby Forest-Frayser, Memphis, TN Crime

The crime rate in Shelby Forest-Frayser is 264 percent greater than the national average.

Shelby Forest-Frayser has 542 percent more violent crimes than the national average.

You have a 1 in 12 risk of becoming a victim of crime in Shelby Forest-Frayser.

Shelby Forest-Frayser is safer than only 16% of Tennessee cities.

Memphis' crime rate has reduced by 4% year over year.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/memphis-tn/shelby+forest-frayser/crime/

#4 Berclair-Highland Heights, Memphis, TN Crime

The crime rate in Berclair-Highland Heights is 298 percent greater than the national average.

Berclair-Highland Heights had 535 percent more violent crimes than the national average.

You have a 1 in 11 risk of becoming a victim of crime in Berclair-Highland Heights.

Berclair-Highland Heights is safer than a tenth of Tennessee's cities.

Memphis' crime rate has reduced by 4% year over year.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/memphis-tn/berclair-highland+heights/crime/

#5 Midtown, Memphis, TN Crime

The rate of crime in Midtown is 286 percent greater than the national average.

Midtown has 532 percent more violent crimes than the national average.

You have a 1 in 11 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Midtown.

Midtown is safer than a third of Tennessee's cities.

Memphis' crime rate has reduced by 4% year over year.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/memphis-tn/midtown/crime/

Let me know in the comments what you think about these areas and if you know any other unsafe areas in the city.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/memphis-tn/most-dangerous-neighborhoods/

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