Violent crimes per 1,000: 16.8
2011 murders: 104
Median income: $49,190
Unemployment rate: 15.6%
White Hispanic (8.6%)
American Indian (0.8%)
Pacific Islander (0.6%)
Mixed race (5.6%)
Hispanic or Latino (25.4%)
Oakland historically has been among the most crime-ridden cities in California, with a violent crime rate this year of 16.8 per 1,000 people.
There were 14 more murders in 2011 than in 2010, causing Oakland to maintain the ninth-highest murder rate in the country two years in a row.
Oakland is the number one city for both robbery and motor vehicle theft rates in the country. Oakland city council member Desley Brooks, who wants to allocate $11 million in revenue to the police force, acknowledges the increased violent crime, saying, ‘We cannot ignore that we have had an increase in violent crime, and so we cannot continue to do the same thing the same way and expect that it’s going to be a different result.’
Forbesin top 10 USA:n vaarallisimman kaupungin listalla se on sijoittunut sijalle 3. Siellä on paljon jengirikollisuutta latino ja mustien jengin välillä.
Kaupungissa löytyy kaikki:
Valkoisia: (he eivät kuitenkaan pärjää ihan yhtä hyvin gangsta-maailmassa kuin muut)
Lisättäkööt myös näin ohi aiheen hieman, että USA:n top 25 vaarallisinta naapurustoa on ns. mustien – african americans asuttamia.
NeighborhoodScout.com which showed that the nation’s 25 most dangerous neighborhoods all just happen to be in black areas.
“Using exclusive data developed by NeighborhoodScout, and based on FBI data from all 17,000 local law enforcement agencies in America, we here report those specific neighborhoods in America that have the highest predicted rates of violent crime per 1,000 neighborhood residents of all,” that website reported.
“Violent crimes include murder, forcible rape, armed robbery, and aggravated assault. These neighborhoods are the epicenters of violence in America, where social issues are likely to ignite into violence and spread.”