America’s Safest Cities

While the world may seem scarier every day, the United States is actually becoming safer. According to the FBI, the violent crime rate in the U.S. fell 5.3% from 2008 to 2009, down for a third straight year. Here are 10 America’s Safest Cities.

10. Glendale, Ariz.

Car Fatality Rank: 29
Violent Crime Rank: 8

9. San Diego, Calif.

Traffic Fatality Rank: 26
Violent Crime Rank: 9

8. Anaheim, Calif.

Traffic Fatality Rank: 29
Violent Crime Rank: 4

7. Santa Ana, Calif.

Traffic Fatality Rank: 12
Violent Crime Rank: 14

6. New York, N.Y.

Traffic Fatality Rank: 6
Violent Crime Rank: 19

5. Omaha, Neb.

Traffic Fatality Rank: 3
Violent Crime Rank: 17

4. San Jose, Calif.

Traffic Fatality Rank: 13
Violent Crime Rank: 5

3. Honolulu, Hawaii

Traffic Fatality Rank: 14
Violent Crime Rank: 2

2. Portland, Ore.

Traffic Fatality Rank: 5
Violent Crime Rank: 6
Overall Rank: 1

1. Plano, Texas

Traffic Fatality Rank: 4
Violent Crime Rank: 1