List of Iowa’s 20 safest cities is released

Des Moines, Iowa – Iowa’s 20 safest cities are being listed by Safewise, a safety and security research council.

In the local area, Mason City came in 9th place, followed by Decorah at 10th and Cedar Falls in 13th place.

The ranking is based on the number of reported violent crimes, as well as the number of property crimes compared to the community’s population.

Here is the list of Iowa’s safest cities:

#20 West Des Moines
#19 Ankeny
#18 Marion
#17 Anamosa
#16 Altoona
#15 Fairfield
#14 Ames
#13 Cedar Falls
#12 Norwalk
#11 Urbandale
#10 Decorah
# 9 Mason City
# 8 Johnston
# 7 Le Mars
# 6 Pella
# 5 Eldridge
# 4 Spencer
# 3 Carroll
# 2 Orange City
# 1 Sioux Center

Learn more about Iowa’s safest cities here.

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