7 Most Dangerous Neighborhoods in Chicago to Avoid

West Garfield Park

This place is located outside South Chicago. With a median income of just $26,000, most of the residents in the area live in poverty. According to statistics, you have a 1 in 20 chance of being a crime victim if you live in this neighborhood. With a population of just 19,000 and a crime rate that high, it is totally scary being in this side of Chicago.