Imagine never feeling safe walking the streets of your own town after dark. In these 10 cities, that's exactly how residents feel. According to a recent Gallup poll, 72 percent of Americans say that they feel safe walking home at night, a slight uptick from the 71 percent who said the same in 2011. But there remain some areas where high crime rates -- or at least the perception of increased crime -- have people feeling unsafe all the time.
To determine the 10 cities where people feel most unsafe walking alone at night, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed figures from the Gallup-Healthways Well Being Index for 2012, FBI crime stats from its 2011 Uniform Crime Report, and local unemployment figures. Click through the gallery below to see the cities where residents feel the most unsafe.
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