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We watch safety trends and crime patterns to help you live your safest life at home and in your community. Learn more about how safe Americans feel in our State of Safety report.

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Current crime trends and analysis

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The safest cities in America

Think you know the safest places to live in your state? Read our reports to see which cities report the lowest crime rates in every state.

Why we do these reports

Crime trends and statistics help us start the conversation about what each of us can do to build safer communities. Our rankings highlight cities with low or high crime rates and ignite discussion and action around how to make all cities and communities safer. Learn more in our full methodology.

Safest cities by state

Popular reports

See our most sought-after reports. These rankings are featured on major news outlets and publications across the US.

The 50 Safest Cities to Raise a Family in 2022
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The 50 Safest College Towns in America for 2022
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100 Safest Small Towns in America 2021
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Safety stats

Crime isn’t the only threat to our safety. We’ve got reports on safety hazards like car crashes and accidental poisoning—and tips to avoid them.

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8 Surprising Home Burglary Facts and Stats
We've rounded up the most-surprising home burglary facts and statistics so you can take essential...
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Most Common vs. Most Feared Household Accidents
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Recent reports and news

Check out our newest reports, analysis, and solutions to help protect your home and loved ones from the latest crime and safety trends.


We don’t share crime stats and safety reports without giving you the tools, tips, and resources you need to steer clear of catastrophe. Use our expert advice to help make your home and community safer—even if your city didn’t land where you wanted it to on our lists.

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