Safest Cities in Missouri – 2020

Missouri does not have one of the best safety records in the U.S.: its violent and property crime rates are both above national levels, propped up by some of the more crime-ridden urban areas in the state. 0 Crime rate per 1,000 0 Law enforcement per 1,000 However, there is good news for residents of […]

Safest Cities in New York – 2020

Though New York City has considerably low crime for a city its size, and experienced another drop in overall crime in the past year (except in a few key categories such as homicides and robberies), the Big Apple is nowhere near the top of the list of New York State’s safest cities. However, the top […]

Safest Cities in North Carolina – 2020

Overall, North Carolina’s violent and property crime rates are a bit above national levels in both categories, owing to high crime in large cities like Durham and Charlotte, where violent crime is nearly double the national rate of 3.69 offenses per 1,000. 0 Crime rate per 1,000 0 Law enforcement per 1,000 However, the Tar […]

Safest Cities in Ohio – 2020

On a whole, the outlook on crime in Ohio is fairly positive, as the state’s 2018 violent crime rate of 2.8 offenses per 1,000 people was about 24% lower than the national average, while its property crime rate was just a notch lower than nationwide levels. However, Ohio’s safest cities do even better, boasting low […]

Safest Cities in Oklahoma – 2020

Although violent crime dropped nationally in 2018, Oklahoma witnessed a 1.9% increase of its violent crime rate, and it has higher levels of rape, murder, aggravated assault, and property crime–the four major violent crime categories–than the nation, at large. In the linked news story, Christopher Hill, an assistant professor of sociology at the University of […]

Safest Cities in Pennsylvania – 2020

In spite of the fact that its largest city, Philadelphia, logged a crime rate nearly 3 times higher than the national rate in 2018, Pennsylvania recorded violent and property crime rates significantly below the national averages. This indicates that the relative safety of its smaller municipalities more than balances higher crime in the state’s urban […]

Safest Cities in Rhode Island – 2020

Rhode Island is one of the safest states in America: its violent crime rate of 2.19 offenses per 1,000 and property crime rate of 16.6 per 1,000 are significantly below national levels. What’s more, Rhode Island’s already low rate of violent crime decreased by 6.4% in 2018, a trend that shows no signs of reversing. […]

Safest Cities in South Carolina – 2020

With per capita violent and property crime rates above national levels according to the latest FBI crime data, South Carolina cannot claim to be one of the safest cities in the country. Nevertheless, the Palmetto State is home to plenty of safe communities boasting low crime levels and well-staffed police forces. 0 Crime rate per […]

Safest Colleges in America

College years can be the most magical time in one’s life. From parties, falling in love, and changing majors to the experience of stress and pressure that ensures friends for life, celebrating successes, and learning from failures – having a safe environment to do this is of the utmost importance. And for parents sending their […]