Winterville Ranks #5 in the Top 50 Safest Cities in North Carolina
The SafeWise Report Announces the 50 Safest Cities in North Carolina.
The SafeWise Report released its “50 Safest Cities in North Carolina” report this week. To compile this report, SafeWise used the most recent FBI crime data from 2012 to analyze and rank these cities.
We look at crimes from part 1 of the FBI Unified Crime Report (UCR) reported crime data, which focuses on violent crimes (aggravated assault, forcible rape, murder, and robbery) as well as property crimes (arson, burglary, larceny-theft, and motor vehicle theft). From there, we calculate the chances of these crimes happening out of a thousand in order to level the playing field for cities of varying populations. From all the cities in North Carolina, we narrowed the list down to 50 and assigned rankings according to data provided by the FBI’s UCR report.
"It’s easy to see why families and businesses are flocking to North Carolina," SafeWise security analyst Alexia Chianis said. "A pleasant year-round climate, an abundance of recreational opportunities, and especially safe streets are a few of the Tar Heel State’s many assets.”
See the full list, here: http://www.safewise.com/blog/50-safest-cities-North-Carolina/
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