Safest Cities in Texas – 2020

Though Texas is not among the safest U.S. states in terms of crime levels, the Lone Star State is so large and varied that its safest communities boast crime rates that comfortably place them among the most secure in the country. In fact, Texas’ five safest cities all have crime rates below 0.5 per 1,000, […]

Safest Cities in Utah – 2020

While you’d expect Utah, a state largely populated by teetotaling, law-abiding members of the Church of Latter Day Saints, to be among the safest states, the Beehive State doesn’t quite meet expectations. That’s not to say Utah is dangerous: it’s violent crime rate of 2.33 per 1,000 is well below national levels, however, its rate […]

Safest Cities in Vermont – 2020

Vermont witnessed another drop in violent crime between 2017 and 2018, according to the latest FBI crime data.  With violent crime levels at less-than-half of the national rate, Vermont is justifiably considered one of the safest states in the country. Here’s a closer look at the Green Mountain State’s safest cities. 0 Crime rate per […]

Safest Cities in Virginia – 2020

Across the board, Virginia is one of the safest states in the U.S.: the latest FBI crime data shows that the state had the nation’s 13th lowest property crime rate and 4th lowest violent crime rate in 2018, and its major cities all boasted violent crime rates below the national average.   0 Crime rate per […]

Safest Cities in Washington – 2020

Washington’s crime situation is a bit unusual: the state boasts a violent crime rate considerably below the national average, yet has a significant property crime issue, mainly in Seattle and its other large cities. Nevertheless, Washington is home to a handful of cities where neither violent nor property crime are a significant issue. Here’s a […]

Safest Cities in West Virginia – 2020

While West Virginia lags behind much of the U.S. economically, the state boasts impressive violent and property crime rates below the national average in both categories. Much of the credit for this can be attributed to the state’s five safest cities.  0 Crime rate per 1,000 0 Law enforcement per 1,000 West Virginia’s safest city […]

Safest Cities in Wisconsin – 2020

Although violent crime went up in Wisconsin’s largest cities during 2018, the state remains one of the safest in the Midwest: Wisconsin’s 2018 violent crime rate of 2.95 per 1K was considerably below the national average. Let’s take a closer look at Wisconsin’s five safest cities.  0 Crime rate per 1,000 0 Law enforcement per […]

Safest Cities in Wyoming – 2020

As one of the least densely populated U.S. states, Wyoming is as peaceful and untouched a state as you’ll find in the country, with vast high plains in the east running into the many stunning mountain ranges in the western part of the state.  0 Crime rate per 1,000 0 Law enforcement per 1,000 Additionally, […]

Safest Cities in Minnesota – 2020

True to its friendly image, the Land of 10,000 Lakes has violent and property crime rates below national levels. What’s more, violent crime has dropped in Minnesota for the last ten years straight, including an 8% drop between 2017 and 2018. 0 Crime rate per 1,000 0 Law enforcement per 1,000 While the Twin Cities […]

Safest Cities in Mississippi – 2020

While Mississippi does have issues with poverty and education, the state compares favorably to others in the southeast region of the country in terms of crime. Though Mississippi’s property crime rate is slightly above the national average, its violent crime rate is just 63% of the national violent crime rate. 0 Crime rate per 1,000 […]