Boasting one of NYC’s big three airports, Newark, New Jersey, is also the largest shipping terminal on the East Coast and one of the most dangerous cities in America. (Time magazine ranked it as the Most Dangerous in 1996.) Though it had the lowest number of aggravated assaults on our list at 332.8 per 100k, it experienced the second highest murder rate at 40.25 per 100k. Crime has been increasing in the area with carjackings taking center stage and murders also on the rise.
Source: FBI 2013 UCR, Image: Wikipedia