Special Report

The Safest City in Every State

Alabama: Enterprise*
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 448.0 (Alabama: 453.6)
> Number of violent crimes: 128 (Alabama: 22,322)
> Murders reported in 2020: 2 (Alabama: 471)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 28,569

*Because Enterprise is the only eligible city in Alabama, it is the safest city by default.

Source: lippyjr / Getty Images

Alaska: Fairbanks
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 843.3 (Alaska: 837.8)
> Number of violent crimes: 260 (Alaska: 6,126)
> Murders reported in 2020: 3 (Alaska: 49)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 30,832

Source: halbergman / iStock via Getty Images

Arizona: Oro Valley
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 57.9 (Arizona: 484.8)
> Number of violent crimes: 27 (Arizona: 35,980)
> Murders reported in 2020: 0 reported (Arizona: 513)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 46,634

Arkansas: Bella Vista
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 188.8 (Arkansas: 671.9)
> Number of violent crimes: 55 (Arkansas: 20,363)
> Murders reported in 2020: 0 reported (Arkansas: 321)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 29,138

Source: Victor Yee / Getty Images

California: Rancho Santa Margarita
> Violent crimes per 100k people: 39.7 (California: 442.0)
> Number of violent crimes: 19 (California: 174,026)
> Murders reported in 2020: 0 reported (California: 2,203)
> Population within reporting jurisdiction: 47,894

Sponsored: Tips for Investing

A financial advisor can help you understand the advantages and disadvantages of investment properties. Finding a qualified financial advisor doesn’t have to be hard. SmartAsset’s free tool matches you with up to three financial advisors who serve your area, and you can interview your advisor matches at no cost to decide which one is right for you. If you’re ready to find an advisor who can help you achieve your financial goals, get started now.

Investing in real estate can diversify your portfolio. But expanding your horizons may add additional costs. If you’re an investor looking to minimize expenses, consider checking out online brokerages. They often offer low investment fees, helping you maximize your profit.