Keller named safest city in Texas for populations between 30,000 and 100,000

The city of Keller was named the eighth-safest city in the state for 2020 by Elite Personal Finance. (Korri Kezar/Community Impact Newspaper)
The city of Keller was named the eighth-safest city in the state for 2020 by Elite Personal Finance. (Korri Kezar/Community Impact Newspaper)

The city of Keller was named the eighth-safest city in the state for 2020 by Elite Personal Finance. (Korri Kezar/Community Impact Newspaper)

The city of Keller was named the eighth-safest city in Texas and the safest city in the state for populations between 30,000 and 100,000.

FBI crime data analyzed by Elite Personal Finance looked at the total number of violent crimes versus the total population for each city. Based on 2017 data, the city of Keller had 25 violent crimes with a total population of 47,892.


“Thank you to our incredible public safety team and to all of our engaged residents. Keeping Keller safe takes all of us,” the city announced on Facebook.

Nearby, the Town of Trophy Club ranked second on the overall list with two violent crimes and a population of 12,999, and the city of Colleyville ranked third with five violent crimes and a population of 26,737.

For cities with populations between 30,000 and 100,000 residents, Keller was the safest city in the state. Other Dallas-Fort Worth cities, including Flower Mound, Southlake and Coppell ranked second, third and fourth, respectively.
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By Ian Pribanic

Ian Pribanic covers city government, transportation, business and education news for Community Impact Newspaper in the Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth areas. A Washington D.C. native and University of North Texas graduate, Ian was previously an editor for papers in Oklahoma, West Texas and for Community Impact in New Braunfels.


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