Study: Wilmington, Atlantic City More Dangerous Than Philadelphia. Think Philadelphia is unsafe?  Apparently it is not as bad as a few other local cities. crunched crime numbers for their recent study and based results on population, area and incidents of all property and violent crime, not just murder. Philadelphia came in 52nd on the list. East St. Louis, Missouri is number one overall, but the Delaware Valley has a lot of representation. Some of the other local towns ahead of Philly on the list, along with their rank: 

  • Chester, Pa. (No. 2)
  • Camden, NJ (No. 5)
  • Wilmington, Del. (No. 8)
  • Atlantic City, NJ (No. 9)
  • Harrisburg, Pa. (No. 20)
  • Trenton, NJ (No. 31)


[, h/t The20’s @victorfiorillo]

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