The 10 Safest San Bernardino, CA Neighborhoods To Live In For 2021


We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in San Bernardino 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 San Bernardino.
Safest Neighborhoods In San Bernardino

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

In which San Bernardino 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 San Bernardino in 2021? That would be Muscoy. 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 San Bernardino.

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

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How We Determined The Safest San Bernardino 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 San Bernardino.

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 50 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 San Bernardino." We're lookin' at you, Muscoy.

Read on below to learn more about what it's like to live in the safest places San Bernardino. 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 San Bernardino For 2021

Overall SnackAbility

5
/10

Population: 10,134
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 166
Property Crime Per 100k: 604
More on Muscoy: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

5
/10

Population: 3,465
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 397
Property Crime Per 100k: 562
More on Carvedale: Homes For Sale | Data

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7
/10

Population: 10,024
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 478
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,026
More on Rancho West: Homes For Sale | Data

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7
/10

Population: 3,812
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 432
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,204
More on Kendall: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

6
/10

Population: 10,941
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 549
Property Crime Per 100k: 953
More on Terrace: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

7
/10

Population: 3,780
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 392
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,324
More on University: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

7
/10

Population: 4,922
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 357
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,328
More on Sandin Hills: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 1,358
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 335
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,331
More on Cimmeron: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 4,068
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 424
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,265
More on Mount Vernon: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 8,709
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 239
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,676
More on Yerdemont: Homes For Sale | Data

Summing Up The Safest Places In San Bernardino

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

But as most California 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 San Bernardino For 2021

Rank Neighborhood Crime Per 100K
1 Muscoy 790
2 Carvedale 999
3 Rancho West 1,514
4 Kendall 1,656
5 Terrace 1,502
6 University 1,686
7 Sandin Hills 1,705
8 Cimmeron 1,706
9 Mount Vernon 1,729
10 Yerdemont 1,915
11 California 1,749
12 Nena 2,030
13 Ridgeline 2,073
14 Amtrak 2,102
15 North Park 2,222
16 La Plaza 2,174
17 San Gorgonio 2,624
18 Delman 2,746
19 Valley College 2,785
20 Wilson 2,959
21 Arrowhead 3,118
22 Blair Park 3,169
23 Roosevelt 2,993
24 South Pointe 3,103
25 Curtis 3,569
26 Lankershim 4,422
27 Riverview 3,679
28 Alessandro 3,458
29 Hudson 4,027
30 Arrowview 3,859
31 Wildwood Park 3,839
32 Muscupiabe 4,121
33 Sbhs 4,756
34 Dmv 4,832
35 Show Place 5,985
36 Hi-30 5,971
37 Seccombe Lane 5,350
38 Cajon 7,201
39 Ne-Sterling 6,873
40 Perris Hills 5,476
41 Valley View 7,224
42 Belevedere 9,494
43 Carousel 7,617
44 Lytle Creek 7,574
45 Feldheym 8,338
46 Stadium West 8,416
47 East Valley 8,795
48 Pacific 13,266
49 Drnag 8,970
50 International 9,568

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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