NeighborhoodScout’s Safest Cities in America – 2013

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, 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.

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Rank City
100 Mason, OH
99 San Clemente, CA
98 San Juan Capistrano, CA
97 Hoffman Estates, IL
96 Elmhurst, IL
95 Goleta, CA
94 Leawood, KS
93 Northbrook, IL
92 Milton, MA
91 Winter Springs, FL
90 Pacifica, CA
89 Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
88 Upper Arlington, OH
87 San Ramon, CA
86 Lakeville, MN
85 Danville, CA
84 Lake Oswego, OR
83 Brunswick, OH
82 Chino Hills, CA
81 Foster City, CA
80 Shelton, CT
79 Marion, IA
78 Holly Springs, NC
77 Mission Viejo, CA
76 Walnut, CA
75 Carol Stream, IL
74 West Chicago, IL
73 Vernon, CT
72 Park Ridge, IL
71 Midland, MI
70 Kaysville, UT
69 Yorba Linda, CA
68 Palatine, IL
67 Soledad, CA
66 North Andover, MA
65 Leander, TX
64 Keller, TX
63 Peachtree City, GA
62 Lake Forest, CA
61 Spring Hill, TN
60 Menomonee Falls, WI
59 Melrose, MA
58 Mount Prospect, IL
57 Hanover Park, IL
56 Cupertino, CA
55 Germantown, TN
54 Dublin, OH
53 Weston, FL
52 Mundelein, IL
51 Plainfield, IL
50 Parker, CO
49 Fair Lawn, NJ
48 Lincoln, CA
47 Ballwin, MO
46 Shoreview, MN
45 Ossining, NY
44 Bethel Park, PA
43 Moorpark, CA
42 Logan, UT
41 Westfield, NJ
40 Temple City, CA
39 Milton, GA
38 Laguna Niguel, CA
37 Lexington, MA
36 West Linn, OR
35 Buffalo Grove, IL
34 Merrimack, NH
33 Carmel, IN
32 Castle Rock, CO
31 Flower Mound, TX
30 Brentwood, TN
29 Cheshire, CT
28 Glastonbury, CT
27 Fort Lee, NJ
26 Dracut, MA
25 Andover, MA
24 Aliso Viejo, CA
23 Los Altos, CA
22 Long Beach, NY
21 North Ridgeville, OH
20 Friendswood, TX
19 Fishers, IN
18 Little Elm, TX
17 Florence, AZ
16 Needham, MA
15 Wellesley, MA
14 Johns Creek, GA
13 Glen Cove, NY
12 Rexburg, ID
11 Agawam, MA
10 Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
9 Shrewsbury, MA
8 Sammamish, WA
7 Saratoga, CA
6 Ridgewood, NJ
5 Bella Vista, AR
4 Bartlett, IL
3 Greenwich, CT
2 Bergenfield, NJ
1 Franklin, MA