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Posted by: Maricopa Lawyers on Jun 15, 2016

Everyone wants to live in a safe area where the crime rates are at a minimum, especially when considering where to start a family. Phoenix is a large metropolitan filled with great neighborhoods to live in. While some areas in Phoenix are considered to be unsafe, this list provides some of the safest places to live in the Phoenix metropolitan area.

Gilbert, Arizona

You can’t get much safer than Gilbert, Arizona. This city populates 229,72 people. With 96 violent crimes and 3,503 property crimes per year, your chances of being a victim here are 1 in 1,173, compared to 1 in 240 for Arizona at large. Gilbert is also continually focused on improving education. With a graduation rate of 92 percent, this is a great city to safely raise your family.

Paradise Valley, Arizona

Paradise Valley is a small town with only 13,387 residents. located near the Piestewa Peak Park and Phoenix Mountains Preserve, it is not only one of the safest neighborhoods but also one of the most sought after places to live. There are only 13 violent crimes and 216 property crimes her per year, so your chances of becoming a victim in a crime here are only 1 in 1,030. Paradise Valley is also home to some of the Valley’s celebrities like Mohammed Ali, Steve Nash and Alice Cooper.

Scottsdale, Arizona

Scottsdale is one of the safest large neighborhoods you can live in. Approximately 357 violent crimes and 5,797 property crimes occur here per year, making your chances of becoming a victim in a crime 1 in 636. Scottsdale is known for being home to the rich and famous and also caters to art, architecture and museums.

North Phoenix, Arizona

North Phoenix offers large suburban homes at an affordable price. It is without a doubt the safest area to live at in the City of Phoenix, and with tons of new development and affordable property this is a great place for all families big and small. North Phoenix was named the top spot on Street Advisor’s “Best Neighborhoods in Phoenix.” This safe area offers peace and quiet and is largely inhabited by families with kids, retirees and various professionals.