If you are thinking about moving to Arizona and you want to keep your family safe, you have picked the right place! This year 3 of the top 10 safest cities in the United States are located right here in Arizona. CENTURY 21 Northwest is proud to represent each of those fine areas with listings in all 3. Those cities are, Gilbert at number 2, Scottsdale at number 7, and Chandler at number 10. Let’s take a look at what makes those places so safe, starting with the higher numbers first.
The City of Gilbert
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Gilbert, AZ has ranked number 2 in the nation for the second straight year. Like several other cities on the list, Gilbert saw a big decrease in its violent crime rate. It dropped over 10 percent over the last year! This city covers 76 square miles of Maricopa County, Arizona and is located on the outskirts of Phoenix. Over the last 30 years Gilbert has seen a huge population growth. In 1980 it had under 6,000 residents and it currently has more than 225,000. Just like the other two, Gilbert has some fantastic neighborhoods and homes for sale. See what we have available in Gilbert!
The City of Scottsdale
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Although Scottsdale has dropped from last years number 5 spot to this year’s number 7, it is still a great place to live in the Phoenix area. It was moved back a smidge because the violent crime rate increased by 1.5 percent which was driven mostly by more robbery and aggravated assault numbers. We don’t see this as much of an increase and does not affect the majority of the area. As there was in Chandler, there are also great neighborhoods and homes in Scottsdale. Take a look at what we have available in Scottsdale.
The City of Chandler
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This year is Chandler’s first year on the top 10 Safest Cities in America sliding in at number 10. The violent crime rate saw a good sized dip from 259 per 100,000 residents last year to 231 per 100,000 residents this year. Also, there were only two murders in Chandler total this year which is half the number of last year. Chandler is a great place with lots of great neighborhoods and homes for sale. Come see what listings we have available in Chandler!
CENTURY 21 Has Got The Goods
Since Arizona has 3 of the 10 safest cities in the U.S. and CENTURY 21 Northwest Realty is the premier real estate company in the state, it is safe to say that we have got the goods. The realtors at CENTURY 21 Northwest are real estate experts and are here to guide each person through the personal process of buying their home. To get into contact with a professional who will get you on the right track, give us a call at 623.299.2148 or visit our Contact page!