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Monday, October 04, 2010

Chicago, Cleveland Neighborhoods Rated More Dangerous Than Over-the-Rhine: Cincinnati Anti-Crime Effort Shows Progress

CINCINNATI (TDB) -- We're not No. 1.  That could be the cheer after new local crime stats were published by that ranked the nation's most crime-ridden neighborhoods.  Moore Street came in 24th on the list of 25.  The ranking is based on data compiled by the FBI from 17,000 local law enforcement agencies across the nation.  Here's what The Daily Bellwether was able to glean:

24. Cincinnati, Ohio
Moore St.
Found within ZIP code: 45210
Predicted annual violent crimes: 150
Violent crime rate (per 1,000): 81.92
My chances of becoming a victim here (in one year): 1 in 12
More on This Neighborhood

Here's the list of the top 10 most crime ridden neighborhoods:
1. Chicago / W. Lake Street
2. Cleveland / Scovill Avenue
3. Las Vegas / Balzar Avenue
4. Las Vegas / N. 28th Street
5. Atlanta / Carter Street
6. Philadelphia / N. 13th Street
7. Atlanta / Marietta Street
8. Las Vegas / D Street
9. Washington D.C. / L St. SE
10. Chattanooga / King Street
You can see the complete list of 25 by clicking here. Cincinnati has been trying to cut its crime rate through the Ceasefire program, which is described here.

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