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Old 12-10-2013, 02:33 PM
 
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What are the safest U.S. cities--small, medium, or large?

Small - Irvine
Medium - Plano
Large - San Diego
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Old 12-10-2013, 03:08 PM
 
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Check out Charlottesville, Virginia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5wItcZ65rHg
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Old 12-10-2013, 03:22 PM
 
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I agree that college towns or cities with a college based section are probably the way to go. Ithaca, AnnArbor, East Lansing, Madison, Columbus, Austin, etc.
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Old 12-12-2013, 05:19 AM
 
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Used to live in Boise Idaho, metro area of around 500,000 and probably the safest city I have lived in. When I moved there I asked someone in LE and someone else who worked at the city's homeless shelter if there was any neighborhood my family members would need to be worry about if their car broke down at 2:00 AM. Both people could not think of anyplace.

Only downside was because the crime rate was so low, the cops had the time to strictly enforce every traffic law. Got pulled over more times in the 6 years that I lived in Boise than the last 30 years of my driving experience. Remember when graffiti started popping up around downtown. Cops made a major effort to track down who was doing it and had a press conference when the scofflaw was arrested.
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Old 12-12-2013, 01:27 PM
 
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I agree that college towns or cities with a college based section are probably the way to go. Ithaca, AnnArbor, East Lansing, Madison, Columbus, Austin, etc.
cant say i agree with columbus being among the safest cities in the country
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Old 12-12-2013, 02:11 PM
 
Location: Cleveland
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I agree that college towns or cities with a college based section are probably the way to go. Ithaca, AnnArbor, East Lansing, Madison, Columbus, Austin, etc.
Columbus has plenty of crime, as does East Lansing.
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Old 12-12-2013, 02:13 PM
 
Location: Cleveland
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cant say i agree with columbus being among the safest cities in the country
It might have the most crime of any Ohio city currently (at a gross level, probably not per capita), and that's saying something!
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Old 12-12-2013, 02:25 PM
 
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Columbus has plenty of crime, as does East Lansing.
East Lansing, no. Columbus, I can see in certain parts though. Lansing in parts of town, yes.
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Old 12-12-2013, 02:28 PM
 
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It might have the most crime of any Ohio city currently (at a gross level, probably not per capita), and that's saying something!
Isn't it the biggest city in Ohio though? It is a top 20 city in the US in population too.
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Old 12-14-2013, 02:45 AM
 
Location: Seattle, Washington
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Hard to say for a small city, Bellevue, Washington takes it for medium cities. Crime is almost non existent there. For large cities Seattle is low on violent crimes but ranks higher on theft and property crimes, LA has got better in recent years, the surround communities on the other hard need work.
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