These are the safest towns and cities in America, study says

CHARLOTTE — The town of Apex has been named the safest in North Carolina, according to a new list from Moneygeek.

The site says it analyzed crime statistics and quantified the cost of those crimes to identify the safest and at least safe cities and town in the United States.

For purposes of this analysis, MoneyGeek said they focused on cities with a population between 30,000 and 100,000 residents and included 660 cities in the ranking.

In the Carolinas, Apex was ranked as the safest city in NC, coming in at 39th. Two other triangle-area cities cracked the top-70. Holly Springs ranked 59th and Fuquay-Varina ranked 63rd.

The highest-ranked city in South Carolina was Mount Pleasant, coming in at 89.

In the Charlotte area, Matthews was the highest ranked at 202. Mooresville ranked 368.

Some of the other North Carolina cities that made the list include:

63. Fuquay-Varina, NC

89. Morrisville, NC

102. Wake Forest, NC

235. Chapel Hill, NC

275. Cornelius, NC

You can read the full list here.

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