2017 Safest Places to Live in America

Explore the safest places in the U.S. based on crime rates for murder, assault, rape, burglary, and other crime statistics. Ranking based on data from the FBI and U.S. Census.

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  1. 1

    Roosevelt Island

    • Neighborhood in New York City, NY
    • 4 reviews
    Niche User:Its being great alot of fun activties around the island I live in. Every thing is nearby and easier to get stuff you want like a shop and the post office just door steps away.
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  2. 2

    Horse Cave

    • Town in Kentucky
    • 8 reviews
    Niche User:I feel very safe here. Not much crime in this area, and the police are very kind.
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  3. 3

    Palmer Lake

    • Town in Colorado
    • 2 reviews
    Current Resident:Small town, close to the city. Great hiking and views. Also full of different places to stop in and grab some grub. On the weekends packed full of out of towners and during the week full of quiet small town people. I love this place.
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  4. 4

    Mayfield

    • Town in Pennsylvania
    • 4 reviews
    Former Resident:Cute little town. Corner bars and hole-in-the-walls. Safe. Pretty. Great police force. Fire department is large with 3 stations and fast responses. Ambulances in town. Great place to live. Large school district.
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  5. 6

    Bally

    • Suburb of Philadelphia, PA
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    Blacklick Township

    • Town in Pennsylvania
  7. 6

    Brooklyn

    • Town in Wisconsin
    • 5 reviews
  8. 6

    Charleston

    • Neighborhood in New York City, NY
  9. 6

    Chelsea, Staten Island

    • Neighborhood in New York City, NY
  10. 6

    Coleraine

    • Town in Minnesota
  11. 6

    East Elliott

    • Neighborhood in San Diego, CA
  12. 6

    Englewood Manor

    • Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA
  13. 6

    Fort Wadsworth

    • Neighborhood in New York City, NY
  14. 6

    Homeland

    • Town in Georgia
  15. 6

    Kensington

    • Suburb of New York City, NY
  16. 6

    Lighthouse Hill

    • Neighborhood in New York City, NY
  17. 6

    Mill Hall

    • Town in Pennsylvania
    • 1 review
  18. 6

    Nortonville

    • Town in Kentucky
  19. 6

    San Pasqual Valley

    • Neighborhood in San Diego, CA
  20. 6

    Shortsville

    • Town in New York
  21. 6

    Villa de la Valle

    • Neighborhood in San Diego, CA
  22. 6

    West Pike Run Township

    • Suburb of Pittsburgh, PA
  23. 6

    West Torresdale

    • Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA
  24. 6

    Willowbrook

    • Neighborhood in New York City, NY