Block group established around Santa Monica Fwy., Maple Avenue, E. 9th / S. Los Angeles Street, E. 7th Street, Gladys Avenue, E. Olympic Boulevard, and S. Alameda Street
The second block group that has the highest violent crime risk in this ranking is also in the downtown area of Los Angeles, on the edge of Santa Monica Fwy. It has a population that’s 80% younger than the rest of the populated blocks in the U.S.
Here, the average male age is 30,6 years, while the median female age is 32.5, with a much higher proportion of males (64%). Of course, this has been associated with unemployment problems, as the unemployment rate was much higher than 87% of the U.S. between 2014 and 2018.