See If Your City Made Top 50 Safest Places To Live

See If Your City Made Top 50 Safest Places To Live

If you’re considering a move to the Dallas Fort worth area, you’ll find the important FBI statistics and insightful community overviews provided in this report from Safewise.com very helpful.  Below is a list of the top area cities showing the 50 safest communities in the DFW area.

1. Colleyville

Colleyville, Texas ranks at the top of our list. It is an affluent city located near Fort Worth that enjoys a well-earned reputation as laidback and friendly. In fact, according to the most recent FBI Crime Report, there were no murders, rapes, or arsons reported to law enforcement.

2. Little Elm

Little Elm is recognized as one of the fastest growing municipalities in Texas over the last decade and it’s a wonderful place to relocate. Despite the fact that the town has grown considerably, it retains its small town appeal, including a beautiful lake where boating and fishing are popular pastimes, an outstanding school district, and nominal crime.

4. Flower Mound

Flower Mound not only boasts public school with exemplary ratings, an extensive network of hiking and biking trails and an abundance of eco-friendly events, it’s also incredibly safe. According to the FBI’s Crime in the U.S. Report, the 66,000 resident town had the lowest overall crime rate in Texas (in the town’s population category), the lowest property crime rate and the lowest violent crime rate. In fact, only three robberies were reported in 2011.

5. Sachse

Sachse is a northeastern suburb of Dallas with an average household income of almost $90,000. The FBI Crime Report states there were 216 property crimes and two robberies reported to law enforcement in 2011. You won’t have to be overly concerned about your family’s safety in Sachse. In addition to being a safe place to move to, Sachse offers lots of activities for kids and adults.A suburb of Dallas and part of the vibrant Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, Corinth offers residents easy access to desirable businesses, light industry, well respected medical facilities, abundant shopping, airports and even a branch campus of North Central Texas College. It’s also a city that understands the importance of developing business.

7. Keller

“Money” magazine ranked Keller seventh on its list of the Best Cities to Live in The U.S., and there’s good reason for that honor. Located in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, Keller is a thriving, affluent city that offers lots for families and seniors to do. And thanks to visionary planning, growth has included 426 total acres of parkland, miles and miles of picturesque hike and bike trails, plus a number of sport fields that support a huge recreation program.

9. University Park

It might surprise you that an inner suburb of Dallas ranks as one of the safest cities in Texas, but it’s true. University Park is located just five miles north of downtown Dallas, and according to the FBI’s Crime in the U.S. Report there were no rapes, no murders, and eight violent crimes reported to law enforcement in 2011. Home to Southern Methodist University, the 3.75 square mile suburb overflows with stunning homes that give it an alluring charm your family will fall in love with. It also offers 10 parks, and the renowned Holmes Aquatic Center where families congregate to enjoy a giant water slide, lap pool, children’s pool and a zero-depth “sprayground” that entertains little ones with more than 25 spray and water features.

11. The Colony

Quiet tree-lined streets, a cozy hometown feel and the shores of stunning Lake Lewisville are just a few reasons why The Colony is an amazing city to move to. Just a 30 minute drive to downtown Dallas and a 25 minute drive to the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, all the amenities of big city life are right at your fingertips. And if you’re searching for a safe city, you’ll be glad to know that according to the FBI’s Crime in the U.S. Report, one arson and 12 robberies were reported to law enforcement in 2011.

13. Wylie

Known as the “City Between the Lakes,” (Lake Ray Hubbard and Lake Lavon) Wylie offers plenty of good reasons to call it home. For starters, Wylie offers its residents a huge assortment of outdoor activity and provides them with a dozen stunning parks. From hiking trails to fishing, concerts in the park to holiday themed celebrations; Wylie’s residents know how to enjoy Mother Earth. Parents considering a move to Wylie will be impressed with its school district that hosts a wide range of programs, including culinary arts and television production.

14. Coppell

Pair green living with a vibrant business community and an educated workforce and you’ve created Coppell, Texas. A suburb of Dallas, Coppell is also one of the state’s safest cities. The FBI Crime Report says authorities were alerted to three robberies and 134 burglaries in 2011. In addition to being safe, there are a number of other reasons you’ll want to make Coppell your hometown.

15. Southlake

Founded in 1956, Southlake is an affluent suburban city located within the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. Southlake offers a welcoming business environment, amazing cultural arts, abundant park space, and a safe environment to raise your family. The city’s Department of Economic Development and Tourism provides an assortment of resources to help local small businesses, including a guide to marketing opportunities and a comprehensive guide to assist new business owners.

18. Mansfield

Once a rural agricultural community, Mansfield has developed into a lively suburban city with more than 50,000 residents. There are plenty of reasons why you’ll want to move to Mansfield. First off, its location is ideal. Mansfield is a suburb of Fort Worth and is within the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, so every imaginable amenity is just a short drive away. Next, it’s a safe city according to the FBI’s Crime Report which identifies 62 violent crimes, and less than 20 robberies reported to law enforcement in 2011.

19. Rowlett

Rowlett, Texas was ranked number 24 in the Top 100 Best Places to Live by “Money” magazine. There’s good reason for that. In addition to the fact that the FBI’s Crime Report reveals nominal crime in Rowlett (no murders, 50 aggravated assaults, and 35 motor vehicle thefts were reported to law enforcement in 2011,) the stunning suburb of Dallas is family friendly, and believes in supporting its small business owners.

21. Allen

This northern suburb of Dallas has almost 100,000 residents, yet remains one of the state’s safest cities according to the FBI’s Crime in the U.S. Report. No murders, less than 75 violent crimes and 17 robberies reported to law enforcement in 2011. Besides being safe, the city offers newcomers an average temperature of a comfortable 64 degrees. That’s good news because Allen has lots of water activities you’ll want to partake in.

26. Frisco

Frisco is a progressive community that values the arts and offers families a quality of life that’s hard to find these days. Small business owners will appreciate its refreshing pro-business vibe and access to over 8 million square feet of retail space and top-quality commercial developments. We’re not surprised that this rapidly developing suburb of Dallas was named by “Money” magazine as one of the Top 100 Places to Live in America.

30. McKinney

In addition to being ranked number two on “Money” magazine’s 2012 Best Places to Live in America list, McKinney also has the honor of being ranked the fourth best city in Texas for job seekers by NerdWallet.com. McKinney’s reputation for valuing its children hasn’t gone unrecognized either. Thanks to its amazing educational programs America’s Promise Alliance placed McKinney on its list of Top 100 Best Communities for Young People.

34. Benbrook

Benbrook has a lot going for it. It’s location as a suburb of Fort Worth, and just a 30 minute drive to Dallas is just one. Those who relocate to Benbrook will enjoy a unique blend of quiet neighborhoods, booming businesses, strong schools and a low crime rate. In fact, the FBI’s Crime in the U.S. Report, notes that three robberies and 118 burglaries were reported to law enforcement in 2011, making Benbrook one of the state’s safest cities.

37. Plano

With a population of almost 300,000, Plano is the state’s ninth most populous city. Despite its sizable population, Plano offers newcomers an unexpectedly low crime rate. According to the FBI’s Crime in the U.S. Report, five arsons and less than 450 incidents of violent crime reported to law enforcement in 2011.  The 71 square mile city was recently designated as a platinum level Texas Certified Scenic City thanks to its robust scenic standards that help fuel economic development and improve quality of life for its residents.

38. Rockwall

With a comfortable annual temperature of 66 degrees, exemplary rated schools and a variety of industries that include technology, medical, logistics, and defense, you’ll have a hard time finding a reason not to move to Rockwall, Texas. A suburb of Dallas, Rockwall is the county seat of Rockwall County, which is noted as the third wealthiest county in the state. It also has a low crime rate according to the FBI’s Crime in the U.S. Report.

40. Carrollton

Diverse, cultured, and booming are just three words that describe Carrollton, Texas. Located in the hub of the Dallas-Fort Worth area, Carrollton is not only an energetic residential community, it’s a flourishing business community as well. In fact, over 5,000 businesses call Carrollton home. New comers will be welcomed into a community that’s well educated.

50. North Richland Hills

North Richland Hills is a suburb of Fort Worth that values citizenship participation in government. In fact, the city of 65,000 residents offers a robust citizen academy programs (civic, fire and police) to encourage its residents to learn more about the ins and outs of the city. North Richland Hills newcomers we be happy to hear it’s one of the state’s safest cities according to data provided by the FBI’s Crime in the U.S. Report.


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