Murrieta makes top 10 ‘Safest Cities in America’ list

Children enjoy the Veteran’s Day parade in Murrieta in 2019. The City of Murrieta was ranked No. 6 on AdvisorSmith’s “Safest Cities in America” list. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
The city of Murrieta has once again found itself on AdvisorSmith’s “Safest Cities in America” list. AdvisorSmith, a leading information resource for business advice and original research, updates its study on the safest cities in America annually and this year, Murrieta was ranked as the #6 safest midsize city, behind Cary, North Carolina (#1), Sugar Land, Texas (#2), Thousand Oaks (#3), Simi Valley (#4) and Allen, Texas (#5). Rounding out the top 10 were Irvine (#7), Santa Clarita (#8), Lakewood Township, New Jersey (#9) and Edison Township, New Jersey (#10). “All Americans have an interest in living in safe communities, and the crime rate in a locale is an important determinant in everything from rent prices to individual decisions to live in and move to a community,” Advisor
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