The 10 Safest Fort Worth, TX Neighborhoods To Live In For 2021

We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Fort Worth 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 Fort Worth.
Safest Neighborhoods In Fort Worth

We analyzed every possible crime metric to determine which neighborhoods in Fort Worth 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 Fort Worth. Then, we calculated your chances of being the victim of a crime in each one.

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

The Safest Neighborhoods In Fort Worth For 2021

  1. Downtown (Homes)
  2. Far Southwest (Homes)
  3. Far North (Homes)
  4. Tcu-West Cliff (Homes)
  5. Far Northwest (Homes)

So, which neighborhood is the safest in Fort Worth in 2021? That would be Downtown. 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 Fort Worth.

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

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How We Determined The Safest Fort Worth 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 Fort Worth.

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 16 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 Fort Worth." We're lookin' at you, Downtown.

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

The 5 Safest Neighborhoods To Live In Fort Worth For 2021

Downtown Fort Worth, TX

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Population: 4,481
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 231
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,278
More on Downtown: Homes For Sale | Data

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Population: 6,790
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 208
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,490
More on Far Southwest: Homes For Sale | Data

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Population: 141,442
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 243
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,452
More on Far North: Homes For Sale | Data

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Population: 36,649
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 218
Property Crime Per 100k: 2,148
More on Tcu-West Cliff: Homes For Sale | Data

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Population: 33,891
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 280
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,659
More on Far Northwest: Homes For Sale | Data

Summing Up The Safest Places In Fort Worth

Looking at the data, you can tell that Downtown is as safe as they come, according to science and data.

But as most Texas 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 Fort Worth For 2021

Rank Neighborhood Crime Per 100K
1 Downtown 1,509
2 Far Southwest 1,698
3 Far North 1,715
4 Tcu-West Cliff 2,376
5 Far Northwest 1,919
6 Far South 2,870
7 Far West 3,349
8 Wedgwood 3,313
9 Sycamore 3,409
10 Eastside 4,130
11 Northside 4,514
12 Arlington Heights 4,865
13 Western Hills-Ridglea 4,698
14 Northeast 4,998
15 South East 5,070
16 Southside 6,101

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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.

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