Scottsdale was recently ranked the sixth safest city, out of the 100 largest cities in the U.S.  This is great news if you are looking to make a move here, or already live here. For information on homes for sale in Scottsdale, including the area of Ancala, contact The Matheson Team, your Scottsdale real estate experts at 480-351-5359. You can also contact us by filling out the contact form at the bottom of this page.

Scottsdale’s 6th place ranking appeared in a report compiled by  The 100 largest cities were determined from the 2012 Census.  Crime statistics from the 2012 FBI Uniform Crime Report were used and crime rates were calculated based on population numbers for each city. “Scottsdale traditionally ranks high in studies that rate public safety and quality of life,” the City of Scottsdale said after the report was released. Arizona cities Chandler and Gilbert also made the list. Gilbert was named the 3rd safest city and Chandler was named the 10th safest city. Take a look at the table below to see the crime rates that were chosen for the study.

Photo courtesy of Movoto.
Safest U.S. cities

Movoto also named Scottsdale one of the 50 smartest cities in the country. This will be the subject of a future blog.  Stay tuned!

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Don Matheson
Realtor | Founder
The Matheson Team – RE/MAX Fine Properties
21000 N. Pima Rd., #100, Scottsdale, AZ 85255