New research says Mass. is home to 8 most dangerous US cities

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BOSTON (MyFoxBoston.com) – Massachusetts is home to eight of the most dangerous cities in the United States, according to research by NeighborhoodScout's.

Chelsea (#11), Brockton(#41), and Fall River(#42) topped the charts, while New Bedford(#57), Worcester(#91), Lawrence(#95), Holyoke (#85), and Springfield(#77) ranked in the bottom half,

NeighborhoodScout's research reveals the 100 most dangerous cities in America with 25,000 or more people, based on the number of violent crimes per 1,000 residents. Violent crimes include murder, forcible rape, armed robbery, and aggravated assault.

According to their website, NeighborhoodScout's is a subsidiary of Location, Inc., which provides data and analysis of geographic areas to businesses and consumers.

For more data and information, head to NeighborhoodScout's.

100 Most Dangerous Cities:

100 Sarasota, FL

99 Muskegon, MI

98 Melbourne, FL

97 Richmond, CA

96 Rocky Mount, NC

95 Lawrence, MA

94 Bridgeport, CT

93 Miami Beach, FL

92 Milwaukee, WI

91 Worcester, MA

90 Tulsa, OK

89 Toledo, OH

88 Jeffersonville, IN

87 North Miami, FL

86 Danville, IL

85 Holyoke, MA

84 Paterson, NJ

83 Charleston, WV

82 Poughkeepsie, NY

81 Pontiac, MI

80 Lansing, MI

79 Chicago, IL

78 Lauderdale Lakes, FL

77 Springfield, MA

76 Jackson, TN

75 San Bernardino, CA

74 St. Petersburg, FL

73 Cincinnati, OH

72 Lima, OH

71 Elizabeth, NJ

70 Cleveland, TN

69 Council Bluffs, IA

68 Norristown, PA

67 Orlando, FL

66 Baton Rouge, LA

65 Springfield, IL

64 Carbondale, IL

63 Compton, CA

62 Canton, OH

61 Battle Creek, MI

60 Indianapolis, IN

59 Farmington, NM

58 Lake Worth, FL

57 New Bedford, MA

56 Fort Pierce, FL

55 New London, CT

54 East Point, GA

53 Niagara Falls, NY

52 Providence, RI

51 Newark, NJ

50 Philadelphia, PA

49 Nashville, TN

48 Kansas City, MO

47 Miami, FL

46 Washington, DC

45 Desert Hot Springs, CA

44 Bridgeton, NJ

43 Fort Myers, FL

42 Fall River, MA

41 Brockton, MA

40 Buffalo, NY

39 Salisbury, MD

38 Texarkana, TX

37 Hartford, CT

36 Alexandria, LA

35 New Haven, CT

34 Daytona Beach, FL

33 Cleveland, OH

32 Rockford, IL

31 Pine Bluff, AR

30 Harrisburg, PA

29 Trenton, NJ

28 Stockton, CA

27 Baltimore, MD

26 Atlanta, GA

25 Birmingham, AL

24 Little Rock, AR

23 Homestead, FL

22 Memphis, TN

21 Myrtle Beach, SC

20 Riviera Beach, FL

19 Chester, PA

18 York, PA

17 Wilmington, DE

16 Bessemer, AL

15 Harvey, IL

14 Monroe, LA

13 Oakland, CA

12 Spartanburg, SC

11 Chelsea, MA

10 Inkster, MI

9 Newburgh, NY

8 St. Louis, MO

7 Atlantic City, NJ

6 Detroit, MI

5 Saginaw, MI

4 West Memphis, AR

3 Flint, MI

2 Camden, NJ

1 East St. Louis, IL