Here Are the 10 Safest Cities in America
Security is typically a top priority when people consider where they’d like to settle down.
WalletHub looked at more than three dozen safety metrics for 180 cities, examining what automatically comes to mind when you think of safety; including crimes such as mass shootings, terrorist attacks, and sexual assaults. They also looked at financial security, like unemployment and foreclosure rates, and bankruptcy filings. Plus, the risk of natural disasters in each location.
Here are the top 10 safest cities in America, per WalletHub:
- Columbia, Md.
- South Burlington, Vt.
- Plano, Texas (No. 1 in the "Home and Community Safety" category)
- Virginia Beach, Va.
- Warwick, RI
- Gilbert, Ariz.
- Yonkers, NY
- Bismarck, ND
- Nashua, NH
- Boise, Idaho (No. 1 in the "Financial Safety" category)