The Portland metro area, along with Vancouver and Beaverton, has been ranked the third safest city in the United States (US) by Forbes.com.
Forbes.com, an online source for the latest business and financial news and analysis, reviewed the country’s 40 largest metropolitan statistical areas across four categories of danger:
- Violent crime rates: Extracted from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s 2008 uniform crime report
- 2008 workplace death rates: Provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics
- 2008 traffic death rates: Provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
- Natural disaster risk ranking: Provided by www.SustainLane.com, a green living website
Which city was ranked the safest city in the US? How about the most dangerous? Click here to find out and view the entire list!
October 29, 2009