One of the Safest Small Cities in America is Located in Indiana
This Indiana city has ranked among the safest in the United States.
Safest Cities Data
Recently a website called CCTV Camera World gathered FBI crime data and ranked the safest cities across the United States. When breaking down the data from the FBI's crime data, they went through and categorized cities by size.
The reason they decided to put this data together is because of the way crime rates have gone up in recent years. In fact, recently 4 Indiana cities were named among the most dangerous cities in the United States.
The last few years in America have been difficult to say the least. So much so that the FBI’s most recent crime data shows that violent crimes in the U.S. increased by 5.6% in 2020. The murder rate grew by 30% marking the largest single-year increase on record.
This is certainly alarming when you consider that crime has been declining over the last 30 years. Though it is not entirely surprising given the anger and stress that has engulfed the country in recent years which has been seen anecdotally and now empirically.
But with all of this bad news, there is some good! One city in Indiana ranked among the safest smaller cities in the country.
Zionsville, Indiana Ranks Among the Safest Small cities in the United States
According to CCTV Camera World's findings when they based the data off of cities with populations between 50,000 and 149,999, they found one of the safest small cities is Zionsville, Indiana.
According to the data, when they combined violent crime rates and property crime rates per 100,000 people, Zionsville had a crime rate of 346.93. CCTV Camera World had this to say about the safest small cities across the United States:
In the 1,278 cities with population between 50,000 and 149,999, Franklin Massachusetts has the lowest overall crime rate, just 110.9 per 100,000 residents. Nine of the 10 cities with the lowest crime rates in this population bracket are in just four states — Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New York. The other is in Indiana (Zionsville).
Indiana is home to many interesting cities, including one that has been named among the most charming small towns in the United States, and another that has been named one of the coolest towns in the United States.
Learn more about Zionsville in the video below!
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