If you're looking for a place to live, especially if you have a family, one of the first things you might do is look up the area you're moving to. What does the commute to the new job look like? How good are the schools if you have children?

And most importantly, how safe is the area you're moving to?

Introducing California's Most Dangerous Town

Most of us would agree that there are dangerous areas no matter where you move. But, when it comes to the state of California, there is one town that you probably never want to walk at night.

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A place that is so diluted with crime that in some parts, you literally have a 50% chance of becoming a victim in some way, shape, or form.

According to information from the California Crime and Violence Prevention Center, California is home to about 300,000 gang members involved in about 6,100 gangs.

One California lawyer believes that the crime problem in Emeryville is caused by its history of "financial instability and disinvestment, which have perpetuated gang participation and violence."

No matter the cause, one thing is for sure... Emeryville is the most dangerous town in all of California and one of the most dangerous in the entire country.

Here's why...

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Unless you're a masked vigilante looking to fight crime (kidding, don't do that), you might want to stay away from Emeryville, California.

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