Safest Cities in Georgia – 2020

Georgia is in the middle-of-the-pack in terms of crime compared to the rest of the U.S.: the state’s violent crime rate of 3.26 per 1,000 is around 12% lower than the national rate, though its property crime rate of 25.74 per 1,000 is 17% above national levels. While Georgia’s statewide crime rates are a mixed […]

Safest Cities in Kansas – 2020

Crime is higher than you’d expect in Kansas, in light of its image as a modest, down-to-earth midwestern state. The state’s violent crime increased by 10.9% in 2018, and its violent crime and property rates are both higher than national averages. That said, the situation in Kansas’ safest cities stands in contrast to that of […]

Safest Cities in Idaho – 2020

Idaho posted significantly lower-than-average property and violent crime rates in 2018, earning it a spot in the top 10 safest states in the U.S. The Gem State is the fastest growing in the nation, and while a growing population often indicates an uptick in crime, rates in Idaho actually dropped in 2018, overall (although violent […]

Safest Cities in Colorado – 2020

Statewide, crime is surprisingly high in Colorado: the Centennial State’s violent and property crime rates are both significantly above national levels. However, the situation in Colorado’s 5 safest cities is quite different, as each of them recorded remarkably low rates of violent and property crime in 2018. 0 Crime rate per 1,000 0 Law enforcement […]

Safest Cities in Arkansas – 2020

Like other states in the south central region of the United States, Arkansas has an issue with crime. The state’s violent crime rate of 5.44 per 1,000 is 47% above the national rate, and it doesn’t fare much better in property crime. Yet, that isn’t to say that Arkansas is without safe communities, as a […]

Safest Cities in Alabama – 2020

With a high violent crime rate of 5.20 per 1,000 and property crime rate of 28.17, Alabama is not among the safest states. However, the Cotton State’s safest cities recorded admirably low crime figures in 2018 that stand in contrast to Alabama’s statewide numbers. Let’s have a closer look at Alabama’s 5 safest communities. 0 […]

Safest Cities in Arizona – 2020

Looking at Arizona’s statewide crime rates, the Copper State doesn’t compare favorably to the rest of the country, recording violent and property crime significantly above national levels in 2018. However, Arizona’s 5 safest cities performed much better than statewide crime figures would suggest, each recording a total crime rate below 15 per 1,000. 0 Crime […]

Safest Cities in Alaska – 2020

America’s largest state has plenty of qualities–including a rugged and expansive natural environment and a high economic opportunity rating–although safety isn’t one of them. Alaska’s violent crime rate of 8.85 per 1,000 is the highest in the nation, while its property crime rate is second only to New Mexico’s. Of Alaska’s 4 cities to meet […]

Best School Districts in America

Ensuring that their children receive a good education is something few American parents are willing to compromise on. Since most cannot afford private schooling, families strive to place their kids in the best public school districts that their financial situation will allow. While the debate over the importance and degree of funding necessary in delivering […]