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Old 05-25-2016, 01:19 PM
 
Location: Scary dark alleyways
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What cities have the lowest crime and murder rates for a population over 100K? I hear lots of talk on the most violent and crime infested but that's not BIG DADDY'S scene by a long shot.
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Old 05-25-2016, 01:21 PM
 
Location: Fargo ND
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Fargo ND
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Old 05-25-2016, 01:50 PM
 
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What cities have the lowest crime and murder rates for a population over 100K? I hear lots of talk on the most violent and crime infested but that's not BIG DADDY'S scene by a long shot.
1. Irvine, California (population 236K)
> Violent crimes per 100,000: 49
> 2014 murders: 0
> Poverty rate: 12.6%
> Unemployment rate: 4.1%

Of the 11 cities on the list located in California, Irvine is the safest. With no reported murders in 2014 and a violent crime rate of less than one incident for every 2,000 residents, Irvine is also the safest city in the country. Adults in the metro area are much more likely to be educated than adults across the nation. While 30.1% of American adults have earned a bachelor’s degree, 67.7% of adults in Irvine have earned a bachelor’s degree, a higher educational attainment rate than in all but four other U.S. cities.

Property crime is similarly rare in Irvine. At roughly 1,253 reported incidents of crimes such as larceny and burglary for every 100,000 area residents, only a handful of cities had a lower property crime rate than Irvine in 2014. By comparison, the national property crime rate the same year was more than double at 2,596 incidents for every 100,000 people.



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Old 05-25-2016, 01:52 PM
 
Location: At my house in my state
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Columbus Ohio is pretty mild for such a large city. So IS Portland Oregons
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Old 05-25-2016, 02:26 PM
 
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Wow. Irvine is impressive. Quarter million residents and no murders. BIG DADDY gives his official stamp of approval.
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Old 05-25-2016, 03:04 PM
 
Location: Southwest Michigan/Miami Beach Miami
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^ BD?
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Old 05-25-2016, 04:38 PM
 
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^ BD?
Oh yeah baby.
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Old 05-25-2016, 06:47 PM
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Location: New Albany, Indiana (Greater Louisville)
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Lexington KY has 300k people and usually no more than 15 homicides a year. Unlike Irvine it's not a suburb but a central city.
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Old 05-25-2016, 07:39 PM
 
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Columbus Ohio is pretty mild for such a large city. So IS Portland Oregons
Columbus had 99 murders in 2015.
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Old 05-25-2016, 10:32 PM
 
Location: Westminster/Huntington Beach, CA
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Wow. Irvine is impressive. Quarter million residents and no murders. BIG DADDY gives his official stamp of approval.
Along with that impressively low crime comes bland, boring, suburban, auto-oriented, etc. which is exactly what Irvine is, unfortunately.

At least most older cities in OC have a nice little historic downtown (Huntington Beach, Fullerton, Santa Ana, Orange, etc.), but Irvine was literally a series of master planned residential communities built since the 70's. All of south OC basically is, and Irvines real center happens to be the Irvine Spectrum. Lol.

But back on topic, Irvines crime rate is very impressive for a city its size.
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