The 10 Safest Cleveland, OH Neighborhoods To Live In For 2021


We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Cleveland are the safest places to live.

Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2021. This is our second time ranking the safest neighborhoods to live in Cleveland.
Safest Neighborhoods In Cleveland

We analyzed every possible crime metric to determine which neighborhoods in Cleveland are the safest.

Every year, more than 30 million Americans move. Sometimes, its for a job, other times its to escape the big city. But no matter where you move, you want a neighborhood thats family friendly, clean, and most importantly, safe.

Weve analyzed the FBI crime reports data on violent and property crimes for every single neighborhood in Cleveland. Then, we calculated your chances of being the victim of a crime in each one.

In which Cleveland neighborhoods can you leave your doors unlocked at night? Heres the list. For a more detailed breakdown for each neighborhood, keep reading.

So, which neighborhood is the safest in Cleveland in 2021? That would be Kamm'S Corner. Thats according to the most recent FBI crime data, which takes into account everything from thefts and robberies to assaults and murders.

If you want to dig down deeper into each neighborhood's statistics, as well as our methodology, take a look below. Some of these neighborhoods are the best places to live in Cleveland.

If you dont see a neighborhood youre looking for in our top ten, scroll down to the bottom, where we have all Cleveland neighborhoods listed in order from safest to most dangerous. Read on to see how we determined the places around Cleveland that deserve a little bragging rights or maybe you're interested in the worst neighborhoods in Cleveland.

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How We Determined The Safest Cleveland Hoods In 2021

You can ask people which neighborhoods are the safest, or you can just look at the unbiased raw data. So, instead of relying on speculation and opinion, we analyzed the hard numbers from the FBIs most recent crime report (published in September of 2019) for every neighborhood in Cleveland.

To be more specific, we analyzed the FBIs Uniform Crime Report. We then ran an analysis to calculate each neighborhoods property and violent crimes based on the demographics of the area and reported crime. We used two key criteria:

  • Total Crimes Per Capita
  • Violent Crimes Per Capita
  • Property Crimes Per Capita

We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 36 in each category, where 1 was the safest.

Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a safe neighborhood index.

And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest safest neighborhood index the "Safest City Neighborhood In Cleveland." We're lookin' at you, Kamm'S Corner.

Read on below to learn more about what it's like to live in the safest places Cleveland. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from safest to most expensive.

The 10 Safest Neighborhoods To Live In Cleveland For 2021

Kamm

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 19,117
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 607
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,787
More on Kamm's Corner: Homes For Sale | Data

Tremont Cleveland, OH

Overall SnackAbility

5
/10

Population: 6,533
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 617
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,787
More on Tremont: Homes For Sale | Data

Ohio City-West Side Cleveland, OH

Overall SnackAbility

5
/10

Population: 9,075
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 652
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,890
More on Ohio City-West Side: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

6
/10

Population: 7,940
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 694
Property Crime Per 100k: 2,014
More on University District: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

5
/10

Population: 8,632
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 742
Property Crime Per 100k: 2,244
More on Downtown: Homes For Sale | Data

Edgewater Cleveland, OH

Overall SnackAbility

6
/10

Population: 7,397
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 976
Property Crime Per 100k: 2,874
More on Edgewater: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

5
/10

Population: 2,886
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 1,156
Property Crime Per 100k: 3,345
More on Riverside: Homes For Sale | Data

Old Brooklyn Cleveland, OH

Overall SnackAbility

6
/10

Population: 33,665
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 1,255
Property Crime Per 100k: 3,755
More on Old Brooklyn: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

5
/10

Population: 10,927
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 1,398
Property Crime Per 100k: 4,119
More on Buckeye Shaker: Homes For Sale | Data

Jefferson Cleveland, OH

Overall SnackAbility

6
/10

Population: 18,606
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 1,423
Property Crime Per 100k: 4,191
More on Jefferson: Homes For Sale | Data

Summing Up The Safest Places In Cleveland

Looking at the data, you can tell that Kamm'S Corner is as safe as they come, according to science and data.

But as most Ohio residents would agree, almost every place here has its safe and not safe parts. So just make sure you're informed ahead of time.

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Detailed List Of The Safest Neighborhoods To Live In Cleveland For 2021

Rank Neighborhood Crime Per 100K
1 Kamm's Corner 2,374
2 Tremont 2,394
3 Ohio City-West Side 2,541
4 University District 2,697
5 Downtown 3,025
6 Edgewater 3,870
7 Riverside 4,471
8 Old Brooklyn 5,010
9 Buckeye Shaker 5,537
10 Jefferson 5,634
11 Detroit Shoreway 5,602
12 Lee Miles 5,817
13 North Collinwood 5,979
14 Puritas Longmead 6,153
15 Goodrich-Kirkland 6,392
16 Euclid Green 6,551
17 Hough 6,638
18 Brooklyn Center 6,696
19 West Boulevard 6,811
20 Mt Pleasant 7,133
21 Corlett 7,204
22 Forest Hills 7,243
23 South Collinwood 7,330
24 Cudell 7,472
25 Glenville 7,509
26 Clark Fulton 7,517
27 South Broadway 7,538
28 Saint Claire-Superior 7,726
29 Union Miles Park 8,047
30 Fairfax 8,353
31 Stockyards 8,425
32 Woodland Hills 8,391
33 Central 8,476
34 Kinsmith 8,612
35 North Broadway 8,912
36 Indurstrial Valley 9,564

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

You can find out more about him on LinkedIn or his website.

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