Here Are The 15 Safest And Most Peaceful Places To Live In Virginia

When it comes to raising a family, retiring, or simply enjoying a high quality of life, Virginia cities and towns offer plenty of options. But there are a few places that stand out when it comes to safety and security.

We’ve looked at results from three safety reports, all using the latest FBI Crime Report data, to determine the top-ranking “Safest Places to Live in Virginia.” Movoto, Niche, and Safewise provide safety scores for cities and towns ranging from 3,000 to 100,000 residents. They use the rates of reported crimes, as well as the types of crime, to determine their overall scores. To get our rankings, we’ve looked at the top scorers on each list and ranked them according to where they come in on each list, offering a higher score for those that appear on more than one list.

The following places earned top marks…

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Do you live in one of these cities or towns? If so, we would love to hear about your experience there. And remember, not all places report their crime data, so if you don’t see your town on the list, but believe that it’s deserving of a spot, let us know in the comments below!