The 20 safest cities in the US

7 of the safest cities in the United States

When it comes to choosing where to live, safety is a top concern for most (if not, all) potential renters and buyers.

Whether you're living alone or with a big family, knowing that you're living in an area with low crime rates and high rates of employment not only gives you piece of mind and a sense of comfort, but is also a necessity.

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So where exactly in the country are the best places to live for safety?

Thanks to research company Niche, the 2016 list of safest cities in the U.S. to live has arrived at our fingertips.

Major cities across the country were ranked based on levels of violent crimes (murder, assault, rape), nonviolent crimes (burglary, larceny, theft) and a number of other factors that play into overall levels of safety.

For the full list of 100 safest cities in the US, visit Niche.

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