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We analyzed every possible crime metric to determine which neighborhoods in Vancouver 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 Vancouver. Then, we calculated your chances of being the victim of a crime in each one.
In which Vancouver 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 Vancouver For 2022
So, which neighborhood is the safest in Vancouver in 2022? That would be Wildwood. 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 Vancouver.
If you dont see a neighborhood youre looking for in our top ten, scroll down to the bottom, where we have all Vancouver neighborhoods listed in order from safest to most dangerous. Read on to see how we determined the places around Vancouver that deserve a little bragging rights or maybe you're interested in the worst neighborhoods in Vancouver.
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The 10 Safest Neighborhoods To Live In Vancouver For 2022
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 122
Property Crime Per 100k: 712
More on Wildwood: Homes For Sale | Data
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 132
Property Crime Per 100k: 859
More on Riveridge: Homes For Sale | Data
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 84
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,727
More on Old Evergreen Highway: Homes For Sale | Data
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 225
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,558
More on Columbia Way: Homes For Sale | Data
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 220
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,603
More on Cascade Southeast: Homes For Sale | Data
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 253
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,408
More on Village At Fishers Landing: Homes For Sale | Data
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 160
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,939
More on Northwest: Homes For Sale | Data
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 227
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,612
More on Hearthwood: Homes For Sale | Data
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 184
Property Crime Per 100k: 2,167
More on Parkside: Homes For Sale | Data
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 239
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,986
More on First Place: Homes For Sale | Data
Methodology: How We Determined The Safest Vancouver Hoods In 2022
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 Vancouver.
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 61 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 Vancouver." We're lookin' at you, Wildwood.
Read on below to learn more about what it's like to live in the safest places Vancouver. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from safest to most expensive.
Summary: The Safest Places In Vancouver
Looking at the data, you can tell that Wildwood is as safe as they come, according to science and data.
But as most Washington 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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