Here's the top 10 list. It's surprising how many cities in the US are deemed unsafe. (I think that's basically an escalating inner city poverty issue.) I also remember when New York was considered dangerous (hard to imagine now). The article advises never to travel alone, implying to have another person with you, but in my experience, just one other person may not be enough to scare off a theft, mugging, or worse, because more than one assailant may confront you. I recommend being in a group of 3 or more persons if going around by foot in any of these places (and many others as well).
Bear in mind that even "good neighborhoods" can be dangerous, because thieves know that wealthy tourists will be where expensive stores and hotels are located.
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