Seattle #25 list of safest places to live in U.S

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When it comes to moving to a new city, or even a new neighborhood, the prevalence of crime in the area often comes into question. You want to feel safe in your own home, after all. As part of the Quality of Life category used to calculate the Best Places to Live in the U.S. in 2019, U.S. News looked at crime rates – specifically property crime and murder rates, which are most uniformly reported across the U.S. – compiled by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Property and violent crime rates are per 100,000 people for the year 2017, the most recent full data set available at the time the Best Places to Live in 2019 rankings were calculated.

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