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NeighborhoodScout’s Safest Cities
Top 100 Safest Cities in the U.S.

Our research reveals the 100 safest cities in America with 25,000 or more people, based on the total number of property and violent crimes per 1,000 residents. Crimes include burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, murder, forcible rape, armed robbery, and aggravated assault. Data used for this research are 1) the number of total crimes reported to the FBI to have occurred in each city, and 2) the population of each city. See our FAQ on how we rank the safest cities in America

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Rank City
100 Los Altos, CA
99 Sayreville, NJ
98 Park Ridge, IL
97 Lakeville, MN
96 Centennial, CO
95 Cliffside Park, NJ
94 Elmhurst, IL
93 Wylie, TX
92 San Ramon, CA
91 Billerica, MA
90 Vernon, CT
89 Pleasant Grove, UT
88 Winter Springs, FL
87 Little Elm, TX
86 New Milford, CT
85 Leawood, KS
84 Carol Stream, IL
83 Holly Springs, NC
82 Shoreview, MN
81 Danville, CA
80 Parker, CO
79 South Kingstown, RI
78 Lake Forest, CA
77 Hoffman Estates, IL
76 Brentwood, TN
75 Leander, TX
74 Mount Prospect, IL
73 Lockport, IL
72 Friendswood, TX
71 Ossining, NY
70 Menomonee Falls, WI
69 Shelton, CT
68 Castle Rock, CO
67 Plainfield, IL
66 Princeton, NJ
65 Glenview, IL
64 Highland Park, IL
63 Marshfield, MA
62 Arlington Heights, IL
61 Long Beach, NY
60 Mission Viejo, CA
59 West Linn, OR
58 Yorba Linda, CA
57 Glen Ellyn, IL
56 Agawam, MA
55 Spring Hill, TN
54 Belmont, MA
53 Laguna Niguel, CA
52 Newton, MA
51 Parkland, FL
50 Palatine, IL
49 Melrose, MA
48 Fair Lawn, NJ
47 Foster City, CA
46 Fishers, IN
45 Keller, TX
44 Syracuse, UT
43 Andover, MA
42 Mundelein, IL
41 Hanover Park, IL
40 Westport, CT
39 Ridgewood, NJ
38 Kaysville, UT
37 Ballwin, MO
36 Bethel Park, PA
35 Wellesley, MA
34 Merrimack, NH
33 Wheaton, IL
32 Johns Creek, GA
31 North Ridgeville, OH
30 Carmel, IN
29 Fort Lee, NJ
28 Brunswick, OH
27 Florence, AZ
26 Westfield, NJ
25 Weston, FL
24 Glastonbury, CT
23 Buffalo Grove, IL
22 Independence, KY
21 Saratoga, CA
20 Reading, MA
19 Flower Mound, TX
18 Lexington, MA
17 Huntley, IL
16 Shrewsbury, MA
15 Greenwich, CT
14 Rexburg, ID
13 Madison, MS
12 Cheshire, CT
11 Bartlett, IL
10 Aliso Viejo, CA
9 Franklin, MA
8 Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
7 North Chicago, IL
6 Bella Vista, AR
5 Sammamish, WA
4 Bergenfield, NJ
3 Lake in the Hills, IL
2 Zionsville, IN
1 Glen Cove, NY
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