With the recent slaying of a Utah man in a New York subway and the sentencing of youths for assaulting a jogger, crime in the Big Apple is drawing much attention. But statistics show you have a better chance of being assaulted in Atlanta.

Aggravated assaults reported per 1,000 residentsCity Assaults

Atlanta 21.4*

St. Louis 19.6

Los Angeles 12.6

New York City 9.6

Phoenix 5.7

Philadelphia 4.0

Denver 3.9

SALT LAKE CITY 3.6

Las Vegas 3.1

Honolulu 1.2

*Highest in U.S.