REPORT: Zionsville is one of the safest cities in America

Posted: 8:47 PM, Apr 04, 2017
Updated: 2017-04-04 20:49:08-04
REPORT: Zionsville is one of the safest cities in America

ZIONSVILLE, Ind. -- The city of Zionsville has been named one of the safest cities in America, according to a new report released by SafeWise.

SafeWise, a home security and safety brand,  compiled its fourth annual report  of the " 100 Safest Cities in America " by analyzing the most recent complete FBI crime data from 2015. All of the cities have a minimum population of 10,000 people.

Zionsville is the only Indiana city that made the list, coming in at 74th. The city has moved up 27 spots, coming in 101st the 2016 report.

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According to SafeWise, Zionsville made the list because of their active Neighborhood Watch and crime prevention programs which allow citizens to customize their security plans to fit their needs.

Zionsville has a population of over 26,000 residents, and according to the 2015 FBI data, averages only .84 crimes for every 1,000 people.

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So where is the safest city in America? According to SafeWise, that would be Lewisboro, New York. The eastern city has a population of almost 13,000 people but had no violent crimes and only .1 property crimes for every 1,000 people according to the 2015 data. 

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