St. Louis area home to Top 12 safest cities in Missouri

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By NewsRadio 1120 KMOX

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — St. Louisans may focus on crime, but according to a new survey, the St. Louis area also has the safest cities in the entire state.

According to backgroundchecks.org, of the top 12 safest cities in Missouri, 11 are in St. Louis County, one in St. Charles County. 

Based on their safety index, which combines FBI crime statistics along with law enforcement numbers, the safest cities in the state are:

  1. Town and Country
  2. Clayton 
  3. Kirkwood 
  4. Ballwin 
  5. Manchester 
  6. Creve Coeur 
  7. Eureka 
  8. St. Ann 
  9. Webster Groves 
  10. Lake St. Louis 
  11. Crestwood
  12. Maryland Heights

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