Temecula and Murrieta Among the Safest Cities in the America

Temecula and Murrieta were once again named as two of the safest cities in the United States.

Murrieta currently ranks as the second safest city in America.

Temecula follows it at the 6th spot. This is according to a recent statistical report from the financial website, 24/7 Wall St.

Why Temecula is Safe

Aside from crime rates, the report also reviewed other socio-economic factors such as income, poverty rate, and education in the cities.

The data from the report was provided by the American Community Survey of the Census Bureau. Violent crime rates were sourced from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

As the 6th safest city in the nation, Temecula only had 91 reported cases of violent crime for its nearly 107,000 residents.

Reported assault cases at the city only averaged at 36 cases per 100,000 residents.

Why Murrieta is Safe

Murrieta, meanwhile, topped as the 2nd safest city in the United States for a variety of reasons.

On average, Murrieta had a reported 38 aggravated assault cases per 100,000 residents. This is the lowest in the nation. This is even lower than the safest city which is Irvine, California.

For the violent crime rate, Murrieta also had the lowest figure among all the large cities in the report. Murrieta reported just 70 violent crime cases.

Property crimes are also uncommon in the city with just 1,522 reported cases for every 100,000 residents. A majority of the property crimes committed involved larceny with 1,066 cases for every 100,000 residents.

Excellent Places to Live

Across the board, these are among the lowest rates among the major cities in the United States. Both cities’ low high scores are indicative of their high-earning and well-educated population.

This is factual proof that Temecula and Murrieta are very attractive communities, not just in California, but across America.

With such a high safety score, Temecula and Murrieta prove to be an excellent choice to settle down, start a business, and raise a family.