Boonville Named One of the Most Dangerous Places After Dark in Indiana!
You might want to avoid the mean streets of...Boonville?
In a list compiled by Only in Your State, Boonville ranks as one of the Most Dangerous Places After Dark. With only 6,000 residents, Boonville might not seem like a wretched hive of scum and villainy, but it does have the second highest number of violent crimes per capita. Boonville breaks down to about 11 violent crimes per 1,000 people.
The next time you think about making a Boonville joke, you might want to think twice. Boonville ranked SECOND on the list of 12 Most Dangerous Places, losing only to the crime-fiesta that is Indianapolis. Some notable heavyweights of crime that Boonville is more dangerous than: East Chicago, Jeffersonville, and Gary.
Yes, according to this, Boonville is more dangerous than Gary, IN. However, as someone who has been to both, I will choose Boonville over Gary anytime. You can check out the rest of the list here.