It's in the bottom 2% of cities in the country when it comes to safety.We hope visitors will still enjoy all Daytona has to offer, from the famous Daytona 500 to the recently restored historic Daytona Beach Pier.
Nonetheless, we definitely recommend a visit to the country's largest street painting festival, where temporary masterpieces seem to jump off the pavement.Daytona Beach is a popular tourist destination 51 miles northeast of Orlando, so it's pretty alarming how high it is on this list.San Jose - Too many nerdy guys chasing too few girls.It's actually a cakewalk if you're attractive though.Lauderdale Lakes is a a town in southeast Florida with about 35,000 people.
Lauderdale Lakes has a shockingly high crime rate for a town of its size, with a violent crime rate more than twice that of the average for the state.
Despite these numbers, Riviera Beach has a lot of nice parks perfect for those who prefer outdoor activities.
Fort Myers doesn't have the worst numbers on this list, but once again, factoring in the size of the city (under 70,000) makes its high violent crime and murder rates even more unusual.
Homestead was rated as Florida's most dangerous city, and came in at number 17 on the list of the 100 most dangerous cities in the country.
Homestead being a mid-sized city was probably a large factor in its place on the list.
Miami is a popular destination for the rich and famous, but even as a city of over 400,000, it still has higher than average crime rates for its size.