When it comes to working out the safest cities in America, the good news is that for the past two decades, crime has been on the decrease. We've taken a look at statistics provided by Niche, a company which compiles data on every city in America and ranks their safety, to bring you the safest cities in America. Overall, the safest state in America is California, although the number one safest place to live in America might just surprise you!


01Torrance, South Bay

Torrance is a South Bay coastal community town that overlooks the Pacific Ocean. It's a hidden gem in this part of California thanks to its laid back attitude and small-town feel. The city consistently ranks highly as one of the safest places in America to live and hosts the longest-running military parade sponsored by a city in America.

Torrance, California