Safe and Dangerous Places in Austin

Areas to Avoid Austin
Areas to Avoid Austin


Among cities with populations of more than 100,000 residents, Austin, Texas, is considered one of the safest in the United States, according to The Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime Statistics report reviewing statistics for 2009.

But even cities like Austin with safe areas can have a dark side. In this city of 680,899, there are neighborhoods where violent crime thrives. So, it's best to know the safe areas and the areas to avoid in Austin.