Most Dangerous States in America

Courtesy: MGN Online

Courtesy: MGN Online

While many may think California or New York have the most crime, a surprising state has been listed as the most dangerous in the country.

Tennessee was listed among the top 10 in the country for murders and robberies, according to USA Today. It was also first for aggravated assaults.

According to the study, the majority of violent crimes take place in some of the major metropolitan areas, including Memphis. The city has the country’s 5th worst crime rate, while Nashville was the 18th worst.

Rounding out the top 5 most dangerous states were Nevada, Alaska, New Mexico and South Carolina.

Ohio was not named in the top 10.

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