4. New Mexico
Personal and residential safety rank: 47
WalletHub researchers found “The Land of Enchantment” to have a high rate of assaults per capita, as well as a high unemployment rate. FBI crime statistics revealed among cities with 100,000 people or more, Albuquerque, New Mexico, has some of the highest reported crime, with 2,897 violent crimes, 32 murders, 847 robberies, 1,825 aggravated assault cases, and 17,888 property crimes in 2016.
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