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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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The safest cities in America

Think you know the safest places to live in the country? Read our report to see which cities report the lowest crime rates across the U.S.

The safest city in every state

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


Safest cities by state

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