The overall safest place to live is Corvallis, Oregon with its whopping population of 53,900 people. However, the study then proceeds to break down cities by size. The winners are
- Largest: San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
- Medium: Olympia, Washington
- Smallest: Corvallis, Oregon
The West Coast and certainly California are well represented on the list. A not so surpring second is the western half of the Midwest (North Central). Cities like Sioux Falls, South Dakota; Ames, Iowa; and others are found on the list.