Lubbock ranked as the sixth most dangerous city in the country, according to a Forbes Magazine list released this week.
The list ranked metropolitan statistical areas in the country with populations greater than 200,000, using data from the 2010 FBI Uniform Crime Report, according to the article.
Lubbock made No. 6 with 808 violent crimes per 100,000 residents in 2010. Detroit and Memphis, Tenn., topped the list with 1,111 and 1,006 violent crimes per 100,000 residents, respectively.
The article based its findings on data gathered from the FBI in four categories of violent crimes: murder and non-negligent manslaughter; forcible rape; robbery; and aggravated assault.