Memphis-area cities crack the top 10 on “Tennessee’s 50 Safest Cities” list

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Three Memphis-area cities made the top 10 on “Tennessee’s 50 Safest Cities” list.

Oakland (Fayette County) was #3, Atoka (Tipton County) was #8, and Germantown (Shelby County) came in at #9.

The list, which was compiled by Security Baron, looked at the FBI’s 2017 and 2016 Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) data, based on factors such as murder rate, rape rate, robbery rate, assault rate, burglary rate, theft rate, vehicle theft rate, arson rates, and median income.

Church Hill (Hawkins County) was ranked #1.

Other notable cities include:

21) Collierville
28) Bartlett
61) Nashville
79) Knoxville
83) Chattanooga
91) Memphis

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