A new study released by WalletHub has found that San Bernardino is the third most dangerous city to live in in the United States and the first most dangerous city to live in California.
Wallethub compared 182 cities in the United States, the 150 most populated cities in the United States, and at least two of the most populated cities in each state across three categories: home and community safety, natural disaster risk and financial safety.
The top three most dangerous cities in the United States were:
1. St. Louis, Missouri (182)
2. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (181)
3. San Bernardino, California (180)
In California the Most Dangerous Cities were:
- San Bernardino, California (180)
- Los Angeles, California (171)
- Oakland, California (149)
On the reverse, the least dangerous cities in the United States were:
- Columbia, Maryland (1)
- Yonkers, New York (2)
- Plano, Texas (3)
And the least dangerous cities in California were:
- Irvine, California (29)
- Fremont, California (30)
- Chula Vista, California (42)
For the full rankings and breakdowns, check out WalletHub’s study on its website.