The FBI was out Monday with its latest annual report on violent crime in America, which can impact real estate markets, which is one reason why the FBI cautions against rankings such as 'most violent' cities, metros or towns (the other is due to many factors, the FBI claims they are not directly comparable). Here's The New York Times on what the report says:
The number of murders in the United States increased sharply in 2015, with significant rises in several large cities, according to an annual report released on Monday by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
The 10.8 percent increase in the rate of murders from 2014 to 2015 represented the largest year-to-year jump in at least 20 years, according to the F.B.I. data, but the murder rate remained about half the level from the 1990s, when violent crime reached a modern peak.
Violent crime in the United States increased nearly 4 percent in the United States in 2015, according to the report.