Special Report

The Safest Metro Area in Every State

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Virginia: Winchester
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 150.8 (Virginia: 208.7)
> Number of violent crimes: 214 (Virginia: 17,925)
> Murders reported in 2020: 5 (Virginia: 524)
> Poverty rate: 8.6% (Virginia: 9.9%)

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Washington: Wenatchee
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 116.2 (Washington: 293.7)
> Number of violent crimes: 141 (Washington: 22,596)
> Murders reported in 2020: 1 (Washington: 301)
> Poverty rate: 13.0% (Washington: 9.8%)

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West Virginia: Huntington-Ashland
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 240.2 (West Virginia: 355.9)
> Number of violent crimes: 850 (West Virginia: 6,352)
> Murders reported in 2020: 14 (West Virginia: 117)
> Poverty rate: 16.9% (West Virginia: 16.0%)

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Wisconsin: La Crosse-Onalaska
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 155.8 (Wisconsin: 323.4)
> Number of violent crimes: 213 (Wisconsin: 18,861)
> Murders reported in 2020: 1 (Wisconsin: 308)
> Poverty rate: 11.6% (Wisconsin: 10.4%)

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Wyoming: Casper
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 227.0 (Wyoming: 234.2)
> Number of violent crimes: 183 (Wyoming: 1,364)
> Murders reported in 2020: 4 (Wyoming: 18)
> Poverty rate: 8.6% (Wyoming: 10.1%)