When considering a neighborhood in Houston, it’s important to prioritize safety alongside other factors. PropertyClub, an online apartment finder, has released a list of the 10 most dangerous neighborhoods in Houston based on crime statistics from 2021 and 2022.
Recent data suggests a surge in violent crimes since 2020, as reported by the site. Sunnyside has been identified as the most dangerous neighborhood, according to recent reports. MacGregor is following closely behind Sunny. They have been identified as one of the most perilous regions in the United States.
According to researchers at PropertyClub, Sunnyside has been identified as the most dangerous neighborhood in Houston. The area has experienced a significant increase in crime rates in recent years. The crime rate in Sunnyside is 92 per 1,000 people, indicating that residents face a 1 in 11 chance of falling victim to criminal activities. Robbery, assaults, and murder are among the most prevalent violent crimes in the neighborhood.
According to researchers, MacGregor’s public schools have been identified as some of the lowest-rated schools in the Houston school district. Discover if your neighborhood is included in the list by exploring the eight additional neighborhoods that have been selected:
- Sunny Side has unfortunately gained notoriety for being a hotspot for crimes such as murder, robbery, and assaults.
- MacGregor has been identified as one of the most dangerous areas in the United States.
- In Sharpstown, the rate of firearm-related violent crime was 67% higher compared to the overall rate in Houston.
- In Greenspoint, the Houston Police Department has made significant efforts to establish law and order in the area. However, the desired results have not been achieved.
- In the Far North region, the rate of violent crime is alarmingly high, with 2,455 incidents per 100,000 people.
- In the Northeast, the violent crime rate is 197% higher than the national average.
- In the Northwest area, the level of danger surpasses that of 86% of other neighborhoods in Texas.
- In the East End, the rate of violent crime surpasses the US national average by 101%.
- Sugarland has been deemed as less than ideal for raising children.
- Crime rates in this neighborhood are alarmingly high, with incidents ranging from armed robbery and aggravated assault to rape and murder.