The Safest Cities in America
by Nick Wallace, Smart Asset, Nov 16, 2015 (excerpt)
…To find the safest cities in the U.S. SmartAsset took a holistic approach, looking at a number of different metrics. Violent crime was a primary factor in our analysis, but we also looked at other measures of safety, such as motor vehicle accidents, drug use and excessive drinking. We considered the largest 200 cities in the U.S….
Island living is safe living. Honolulu has a violent crime rate of just 230 per 100,000 residents annually. Residents of the city also stay safe by staying out of their cars. 12% take public transportation to work, while another 11% either walk or ride a bike. Just 56% drive to work alone….
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