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Carlsbad Ranked Among Safest California Cities To Raise A Child

Patch logo Patch 8/19/2019 Kristina Houck
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CARLSBAD, CA — Carlsbad has been ranked among the top 50 safest cities in the country to raise a child, according to SafeWise's 2019 report on the "50 Safest Cities to Raise a Child."

The report looked at statistics such as violent crime rates, sex offender rates, property crime rates, and graduation rates, among others.

Carlsbad ranked 49th overall with a safety score of 89.34 out of a possible 100.

These are the top 20 cities:

  1. Carmel, Indiana
  2. Newton, Massachusetts
  3. Johns Creek, Georgia
  4. Fishers, Indiana
  5. Flower Mound, Texas
  6. Plymouth, Minnesota
  7. San Ramon, California
  8. Hoover, Alabama
  9. Naperville, Illinois
  10. Irvine, California
  11. Mission Viejo, California
  12. Gilbert, Arizona
  13. Lake Forest, California
  14. Frisco, Texas
  15. Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
  16. Allen, Texas
  17. Thousand Oaks, California
  18. League City, Texas
  19. Troy, Michigan
  20. Murrieta, California

In California, San Ramon, Irvine, Mission Viejo, Lake Forest, Thousand Oaks and Murrieta made the national top 20 list. In addition to Carlsbad, eight other California cities made the top 50 rankings:

24. Folsom

25. Santa Clarita

27. Chino Hills

30. Pleasanton

47. Sunnyvale

48. Newport Beach

49. Carlsbad

50. Glendale

Patch Editor Toni McAllister contributed to this report.

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