The Top 10 Safest Cities in Texas
January 9th, 2013 | by The Update
Texas’ 10 safest cities are ranked within the top 100 in the nation— and 6 of them are from the Dallas area! See which North Texas cities made it on the list:
With a population of about 80,000, Allen is the safest city in Texas, according to CQ Press. Allen, which is about 24 miles north of Dallas, is the ninth safest city in the nation.
Frisco is located 28 miles north of Dallas and is ranked the 20th safest city in the country, according to the CQ release. Frisco has a population of about 105,000, according to dallasnews.com.
With a population of 255,000, this Dallas suburb has the seventh lowest crime rate in Texas and the 63rd lowest in the nation. Located about 18 miles north of Dallas.
This charming historic farmhouse-turned-home at 601 Parker Street is located in McKinney, one of Texas’ safest cities and also voted one of the best small cities in the US by Money Magazine. Listed by Ann Henry, Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty.
McKinney, which has a population of about 122,000, has the 66th lowest crime rate in the nation. McKinney is a fast-growing city located about 33 miles northeast of Dallas.
Named the 15th best place in the United States to live in 2007 by Money magazine, Carrollton is located about 14 miles north of downtown Dallas. It has a population of about 122,000 and is ranked 95th on the CQ list of safest cities in the United States.
With a population of about 95,000, Lewisville is ranked as the 10th safest city in the state of Texas. Lewisville is located 25 miles northwest of Dallas.
Other Texas cities include Sugar Land, Pearland, and Missouri City near Houston, as well as Round Rock near Austin.
Data from eHow.com.
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