Jackson, Mississippi ranked one of the least-safe cities in America

Jackson, Mississippi ranked one of the least-safe cities in America

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Jackson, Mississippi is one of the least-safe cities in America for the year 2019, according to WalletHub.

The methodology looked at home and community safety, financial safety and natural-disaster risk.

These categories included road quality, the poverty rate and the possibility of tornadoes.

Jackson ranked #10 on the list of 20 cities, with Anchorage, Alaska ranked #11 and Memphis, Tennessee ranked #9.

St. Louis, Missouri was ranked the #1 least-safe city in America.

As of December 3rd, the capitol city has seen 73 homicides this year.

WalletHub also found 2019′s safest cities.

The top three were Columbia, Maryland at #1, Yonkers, New York at #2 and Plano, Texas at #3.

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