*LIST* The Safest Cities In America Are...


Nobody wants to live in an area that isn’t safe, and when picking a neighborhood, safety is probably one of the most important things on a family’s must-have list. It’s no secret that some areas of the country are safer than others, but which ones are the safest out there?

  • WalletHub has come out with their list of the Safest Cities in America, and they weren’t just looking at crime rates.
  • The site judged 180 cities across 42 key indicators of safety, including home and community safety, natural disaster risk and financial safety.
  • Such factors include like assaults, thefts and hate crimes per capita, as well as unemployment and poverty rates, and more.
  • So with all that, the city deemed the safest in the U.S. is Columbia, Maryland, which scored an 84.52 out of 100.
  • Columbia ranks fourth for home and community safety, and at seven financial safety.
  • Irvine, California, which ranks 19thoverall, is tops for home and community safety, while Boise, Idaho, 18thoverall, is tops for financial safety, with Dover, Delaware ranked safest for natural disaster risk.

Ten Safest Cities In America

  1. Columbia, MD
  2. South Burlington, VT
  3. Plano, TX
  4. Nashua, NH
  5. Lewiston, ME
  6. Burlington, VT
  7. Salem, OR
  8. Virginia Beach, VA
  9. Raleigh, NC
  10. Gilbert, AZ
  • On the flipside, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida was deemed the least safe city in the country with a score of just 38.96 out of 100, with the area getting particularly low marks for home and community safety, as well as financial safety.

Ten Least Safe Cities In America

  1. Fort Lauderdale, FL
  2. St. Louis, MO
  3. San Bernardino, CA
  4. Birmingham, AL
  5. Detroit, MI
  6. Jackson, MS
  7. Baton Rouge, LA
  8. Memphis, TN
  9. Oklahoma City, OK
  10. Chattanooga, TN 

Click hereto see where your city falls on the list.

Source:WalletHub