Just how safe is Abilene, Texas? Not very safe at all according to a Houston-based law firm, who listed the 'key city' as the 11th most dangerous city in Texas.

Darrow Law Firm, P.C. set out to find the most dangerous and safest cities in Texas. Using crime, police presence, and socioeconomic factors as criteria, the firm came up with a list of 34 dangerous cities, with Abilene claiming the 11th spot.

Surprisingly, the law firm's home city, Houston, didn't top the list. Instead, Odessa took the top spot. The firm also released a detailed list of crimes including murder, rape, robbery and more.

Check out the top 20 list below and be sure to go to Darrow Law Firm, P.C. for the complete list. 

Top 20 Dangerous Cities in Texas

  1. Odessa
  2. Corpus Christi
  3. Beaumont
  4. Houston
  5. Amarillo
  6. Brownsville
  7. Killeen
  8. Lubbock
  9. San Antonio
  10. Dallas
  11. Abilene
  12. El Paso
  13. Waco
  14. Pasadena
  15. Laredo
  16. Arlington
  17. Garland
  18. Wichita Falls
  19. Mesquite
  20. Midland

Do you consider Abilene to be a dangerous city?

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