7. Espanola, New Mexico
If you’ve ever wondered what the most dangerous city in New Mexico is, here’s your answer: Espanola. In 2014, this small town received this awful distinction,” and it seems that things haven’t changed so far. According to the latest reports, it still has extremely high property crime and violent crime rates.
This small town sits about 44 miles from Albuquerque, and around 10,000 people call it home. With an average of 68 violent incidents per 1,000 residents, Espanola is one of the most dangerous small towns in America. The risk of being a victim of a property crime or violent crime here is one in 15.
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