This is what the district that Donald Trump called “crime infested” actually looks like

Narjas Zatat@Narjas_Zatat
Monday 16 January 2017 09:00
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On Saturday, Donald Trump tweeted at John Lewis, a republican representative for Georgia's 5th Congressional District.

The President-elect made disparaging comments about the area Lewis represents, which includes Buckhead and Bankhead, as well as downtown Atlanta and some of Clayton.

However, residents were quick to point out that their area was not as rundown as Trump seemed to believe...

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Buckhead, Atlanta, Georgia

Picture: Ben Rose/Getty(Picture: Ben Rose/Getty)

House prices...

Prices range from a few hundred thousand dollars, to millions.

Decatur, Atlanta

Northside Atlanta

DeKalb County

The Ritz, Atlanta

A 2015 report by the Federal Bureau of Investigation ranked Atlanta 14 out of 20 for the most violent US cities. However, not all major American cities were included in the report, for example Cleveland and New York City were omitted.

Additionally, the rise in homicides is a national, rather than state-specific trend, and the New York Times analysed increasing murder rates in 25 of 100 US cities. Atlanta was not one of the 25.

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