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Forbes: The 10 Most Dangerous U.S. Cities

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5. Birmingham, Alabama

Population: 213,258

Violent crime rate: 1,483 per 100,000 residents

Birmingham's persistently high crime rate can be attributed to the drug trade and its high poverty rate -- 26% versus 17% for the state as a whole, according to the U.S. Census Dept. One bright spot: The crime rate is down 40% from its highs in the mid-1990s.
(REUTERS/Peggy Gargis)

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