Indianapolis October 24, 2017
Here Are The 7 Safest And Most Peaceful Places To Live In Indianapolis
No matter if you’re single, living with roommates, or have a spouse and kids, you’ll always want to live in the safest area possible. Whether you’re coming home late at night, walking around your neighborhood, or enjoying a peaceful evening at home, there’s nothing better than feeling safe and secure. In Indianapolis, there are several very safe and peaceful neighborhoods to live in throughout the city. Here are seven of them:
With a total crime rating of only 517 per 100,000 people, it’s no wonder why so many people desire to live in this southeast neighborhood, even if they have to commute up north or to the downtown area. There’s no substitute for a feeling of safety and security.
A popular suburb of Indianapolis, Fishers makes national "Safest Places to Live" lists almost yearly. With an average crime rate of just 27 per 100,000, you’ll certainly feel secure in this area. As far as the ratio of crime statistics to average rent goes, there’s honestly no better place in or around Indy to live.
Another suburb of Indianapolis, Carmel is only slightly more expensive on average than Fishers, but offers very similar low crime rates. In Carmel, the total crime rate is just 914 per 100,000 people.
Yes, this neighborhood isn’t exactly the cheapest in the city, but it’s low crime rate makes the rent worth it. With a violent crime rating of just 41 per 100,000, you won’t have to worry. Not to mention, there are some beautiful homes and apartments that will certainly catch your eye.
Located next door to Meridian-Kessler, Butler-Tarkington has the same violent crime rating and s similar median rent, giving you a multitude of options if this area of the city strikes your fancy. You’ll feel safe walking around, especially with all the Butler University foot traffic you’ll encounter.
Consistently voted as the #1 best place in Indianapolis to buy a home, Geist is one of the cleanest and safest areas in the city. In 2015, the total number of violent crimes stood at just eight.
7. Meridian Hills
Known as one of the nicest, yet most expensive areas in the city, Meridian Hills boasts fantastic housing, education, and employment, along with a total crime rate of 420 per 100,000 people. If you can afford to live here, take a serious look at it.
Where do you feel the safest in Indianapolis? Did your neighborhood or suburb make our list? Let us know in the comments below!