Alarms.org (the National Council for Home Safety and Security) based in Washington, DC, released a report to identify the safest cities in Florida. According to the site, they reviewed the most recent FBI Uniform Crime Report Statistics. They ranked 7,639 cities. They then removed cities that failed to submit a complete crime report to the FBI. They also removed smaller cities with less than 10,000 residents.
Based on their finding, Coral Gables was ranked the 13th safest city in the State of Florida.
Closer to home, Alarms.org ranked Coral Gables as the #3 safest city in Miami-Dade County. Here were the top safest cities according to the study:
Key Biscayne was ranked the 2nd safest city in the State of Florida and the safest in Miami-Dade County.
Sweetwater ranked as the 7th safest city in the state and 2nd safest in Miami-Dade County.
Coral Gables ranked 13th safest in the state and 3rd safest in the county.
Pinecrest ranked as the 22nd safest city in the state and 4th safest in Miami-Dade county.
Miami Springs ranked as the 35th safest city in the State of Florida and 5th safest city in Miami-Dade county.
Hialeah Gardens, South Miami, Miami, Miami Shores, Hialeah, and North Miami Beach all ranked within the top 100 safest cities in the State of Florida.