In the safewise.com poll, they ranked the top 50 Safest Cities in North Carolina, analyzing all cities and towns across the state that host a population of at least 5,000 in their study. They utilized the most recent FBI Crime Report to compare the numbers in each town of violent crimes (aggravated assault, forcible rape, murder, and robbery) as well a property crimes (arson, burglary, larceny-theft, and motor vehicle theft) and calculated the chances out of 1,000 of each of these happening.
The rankings of the Safest Cities in North Carolina explained Knightdale being on the list for the second straight year, showing that there is only an 0.144 percent chance of a violent crime occurring and just an 3.5 percent chance of any property crime occurring as well. The article went on to heap praises on not only the safety and livability of Knightdale in the article on the Safest Cities in North Carolina, but also gushed over the growth and scenic beauty of the town also,
In explaining Knightdale’s inclusion to the Safest Cities in North Carolina, the safewise article stated, “Family friendly, affordable and safe, we weren’t surprised to learn that Knightdale’s population has more than doubled since 2000. Its low crime rates, expansive recreation opportunities, and close proximity to Raleigh make it perfect for couples who want to raise a family.”
Explaing in further detail the safety and feeling of security one can enjoy in living in Knightdale, the article concluded by saying, “Since Knightdale appeared on our list last, the community managed to reduce it’s already impressively low violent crime rate from 2.10 to 1.44 crimes per 1,000 residents. That’s a 30 percent reduction, and means those who call Knightdale home are 60 percent less likely to experience violent crime than the average American.”
To view the entire listing of the “Safest Cities in North Carolina,” visit the blog at safewise.com here.