Thursday, August 6, 2015

Fort Thomas Named Safest Place To Live in Kentucky.

The view from inside the Clock Tower in the Towne Centre District on N. Fort Thomas Avenue. FTM file. 
OnlyInYourState.com has named Fort Thomas the safest place to live in Kentucky. The stats were calculated based on a list created by the FBI. Population was taken into consideration with categories such as murder, violent crimes per person, property crimes per person, total crime per person and chance of crime taken into consideration.

Here's what they had to say:


Kentucky has some beautiful land with flourishing cities, and knowing your community of choice is a good idea. You can move with confidence, appreciating the security of knowing your family is in a safe neighborhood. The FBI, unbeknownst to some, creates a list of reported crimes in each state organized by city. This data is often utilized by those in real estate, but it can also give us incredible insight into the type of community we might move into.

There are actually some cities in the Bluegrass that have very little or no crime at all. However, the list below is based on 10,000+ residents in the city/town versus the FBI’s number of reported crimes committed in 2013, including robbery, rape, arson, murder, property crime, larceny, and auto theft. With those figures, here are the 10 safest cities in Kentucky based on the population:

On Fort Thomas:
In 2013, this pleasant community had only 9 violent crimes. For a city of 16,227, that is pretty impressive.



The rest of the top 10:
1) Fort Thomas
2) Madisonville
3) Lawrenceburg
4) Bardstown
5) Berea
6) Jeffersontown
7) Glasgow
8) Shelbyville
9) Independence
10) Elizabethtown




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