The 10 Safest Neighborhoods In Fort Wayne For 2020


We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Fort Wayne are the safest places to live.

Editor’s Note: This is our first time ranking the safest neighborhoods to live in Fort Wayne.
Safest Neighborhoods In Fort Wayne
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We analyzed every possible crime metric to determine which neighborhoods in Fort Wayne are the safest.

Every year, more than 30 million Americans move. Sometimes, its for a job, other times its to escape the big city. But no matter where you move, you want a neighborhood thats family friendly, clean, and most importantly, safe.

Weve analyzed the FBI crime reports data on violent and property crimes for every single neighborhood in Fort Wayne. Then, we calculated your chances of being the victim of a crime in each one.

In which Fort Wayne neighborhoods can you leave your doors unlocked at night? Heres the list. For a more detailed breakdown for each neighborhood, keep reading.

So, which neighborhood is the safest in Fort Wayne in 2020? That would be La Cabreah. Thats according to the most recent FBI crime data, which takes into account everything from thefts and robberies to assaults and murders.

If you want to dig down deeper into each neighborhood’s statistics, as well as our methodology, take a look below. Some of these neighborhoods are the best places to live in Fort Wayne.

If you dont see a neighborhood youre looking for in our top ten, scroll down to the bottom, where we have all Fort Wayne neighborhoods listed in order from safest to most dangerous. Read on to see how we determined the places around Fort Wayne that deserve a little bragging rights or maybe you’re interested in the worst neighborhoods in Fort Wayne.

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How We Determined The Safest Fort Wayne Hoods In 2020

You can ask people which neighborhoods are the safest, or you can just look at the unbiased raw data. So, instead of relying on speculation and opinion, we analyzed the hard numbers from the FBIs most recent crime report (published in September of 2019) for every neighborhood in Fort Wayne.

To be more specific, we analyzed the FBIs Uniform Crime Report. We then ran an analysis to calculate each neighborhoods property and violent crimes based on the demographics of the area and reported crime. We used two key criteria:

  • Total Crimes Per Capita
  • Violent Crimes Per Capita
  • Property Crimes Per Capita

We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 206 in each category, where 1 was the safest.

Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a safe neighborhood index.

And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest safest neighborhood index the ‘Safest City Neighborhood In Fort Wayne.’ We’re lookin’ at you, La Cabreah.

Read on below to learn more about what it’s like to live in the safest places Fort Wayne. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from safest to most expensive.

The 10 Safest Neighborhoods To Live In Fort Wayne For 2020

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 552
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 143
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,272
More on La Cabreah: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in La Cabreah comes in at 143 and the property crime per capita is 1,272 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 355
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 143
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,272
More on Inverness Lakes: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Inverness Lakes comes in at 143 and the property crime per capita is 1,272 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 479
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 143
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,272
More on Woodmont: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Woodmont comes in at 143 and the property crime per capita is 1,272 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 270
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 143
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,272
More on Windsor Woods: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Windsor Woods comes in at 143 and the property crime per capita is 1,272 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 259
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 143
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,272
More on Eagle Lake: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Eagle Lake comes in at 143 and the property crime per capita is 1,272 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 139
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 143
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,272
More on Inverness Hills: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Inverness Hills comes in at 143 and the property crime per capita is 1,272 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 483
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 158
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,401
More on Aboite Meadows: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Aboite Meadows comes in at 158 and the property crime per capita is 1,401 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 377
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 178
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,582
More on Wildwood Park: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Wildwood Park comes in at 178 and the property crime per capita is 1,582 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 549
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 188
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,671
More on Shores Of Rock Creek: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Shores Of Rock Creek comes in at 188 and the property crime per capita is 1,671 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 216
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 188
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,671
More on Westchester Ridge: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Westchester Ridge comes in at 188 and the property crime per capita is 1,671 for 2020.

Summing Up The Safest Places In Fort Wayne

Looking at the data, you can tell that La Cabreah is as safe as they come, according to science and data.

But as most Indiana residents would agree, almost every place here has its safe and not safe parts. So just make sure you’re informed ahead of time.

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Detailed List Of The Safest Neighborhoods To Live In Fort Wayne For 2020

Rank Neighborhood Crime Per 100K
1 La Cabreah 1,415
2 Inverness Lakes 1,415
3 Woodmont 1,415
4 Windsor Woods 1,415
5 Eagle Lake 1,415
6 Inverness Hills 1,415
7 Aboite Meadows 1,559
8 Wildwood Park 1,760
9 Shores Of Rock Creek 1,859
10 Westchester Ridge 1,859
11 Candelite Park 1,859
12 Deerfield Estates 1,859
13 Timber Lake-Covington Woods 1,952
14 Centaur Acres 2,044
15 Forest Ridge Estates 2,169
16 Rolling Hills 2,169
17 Sheffield Woods 2,169
18 Glens Of Liberty Mill 2,169
19 Pine Valley 2,176
20 Aldale Acres 2,204
21 Longwood 2,232
22 Lake Pointe Villas 2,498
23 Shorewood 2,501
24 Kekionga Shores 2,560
25 Plantation Of Aboite 2,560
26 Saratoga Park 2,560
27 Liberty Hill 2,560
28 Liberty Hills West 2,560
29 Westlawn 2,633
30 Abby Place 2,633
31 Falls Of Beaver Creek 2,633
32 Georgetown Place 2,653
33 Valley Park Forest 2,653
34 Northwood Park 2,659
35 Wheatridge 2,659
36 Chandlers Landing 2,717
37 Shores Of Oakborough 2,747
38 Copper Hill 2,747
39 Winterfield 2,747
40 Oakborough 2,747
41 Aboite Lake Estates 2,782
42 Haverhill 2,782
43 Lincoln Village 2,811
44 Lake Forest 2,832
45 Winterset 2,854
46 Burnham Woods 2,959
47 Becketts Run 2,962
48 Auburn Farms 2,962
49 Manor Park 2,962
50 Wallen Chase 2,962
51 Lake Forest Extended 3,011
52 The Knolls 3,011
53 Interurban Acres 3,096
54 Lakeshores 3,161
55 Kern Valley Meadows 3,201
56 Kensington Downs 3,201
57 Mill Ridge Place 3,216
58 Wedgewood Place 3,267
59 Hillsboro 3,267
60 Jonathon Oaks 3,267
61 Centerhurst 3,313
62 Greenfield 3,313
63 Brandonwood 3,313
64 Old Brook Farm 3,313
65 Brookside Park 3,313
66 Forest Park Boulevard 3,320
67 Breconshire 3,389
68 Millstone 3,409
69 Hearthstone 3,409
70 Lakes Of Buckingham 3,466
71 Village Of Buckingham 3,466
72 Statewood Park 3,466
73 The Hollows 3,466
74 Summit Ridge 3,466
75 Lakewood Park 3,467
76 Saint Marys River 3,467
77 Walden 3,480
78 New Glenwood 3,480
79 Bass-Leesburg 3,501
80 Waterswolde 3,553
81 Eldorado Hills 3,553
82 Log Cabin Park 3,604
83 Lofton Woods 3,612
84 Monarch Park 3,612
85 Westwood-Fairway 3,625
86 Newfield 3,626
87 Paper Mill Bluffs 3,634
88 Woodlands Of Riverside 3,634
89 Southwood Park 3,641
90 Westmoor Park 3,654
91 Tanbark Trails 3,660
92 Concord Hills 3,660
93 Ranchwood 3,661
94 Blackhawk Forest 3,674
95 Blackhawk Farms 3,674
96 Blackhawk 3,674
97 Illsley Place 3,700
98 Foster Park 3,700
99 Cambridge Oaks 3,710
100 Maplewood Park 3,710
101 North Anthony Area 3,770
102 Maplewood Terrace And Downs 3,863
103 Somerset Acres 3,879
104 Greentree 3,879
105 Bohde Grove 3,879
106 Glenwood Park 3,904
107 Reckeweg Road 3,919
108 Kingston Park 3,920
109 Bellair 3,959
110 Sunny Meadows 3,963
111 Wyndemere 3,963
112 Northside 4,005
113 Crown Colony 4,018
114 Southwick Village 4,018
115 Willshire Estates 4,042
116 Camelot 4,042
117 Bullerman Park Forest 4,042
118 Oakhurst 4,042
119 Maplewood Gardens 4,042
120 Eldrado Hills 4,058
121 Brookside-Parkerdale 4,058
122 Bridlewood 4,058
123 Greenview 4,058
124 Kirkwood Park 4,134
125 Sherwood To Pettit 4,145
126 Bellshire 4,158
127 Countrybrook 4,158
128 Park State East 4,158
129 Audubon Park 4,158
130 Countryside 4,158
131 Tower Heights 4,165
132 Fairmont 4,190
133 North Triangle 4,213
134 Irvington Park 4,213
135 Parkview 4,220
136 Frances Slocum 4,221
137 New Kirkwood Park 4,266
138 Hazelwood 4,266
139 Sawmill Woods 4,281
140 Lincoln Park 4,293
141 North Highlands 4,327
142 Harrison Hill 4,382
143 Elmhurst 4,388
144 Belle Vista 4,388
145 Old Trail 4,395
146 Southwest Waynedale 4,405
147 Taylor Street 4,433
148 Sand Point 4,477
149 Springwood-Orchard Woods 4,503
150 North Sherwood Terrace And Silver Maples 4,520
151 Crestwood Colony 4,520
152 Summerfield 4,520
153 Brentwood Park 4,522
154 North Franke Park 4,537
155 Kyle Road 4,566
156 Avalon Place 4,579
157 Southeast Waynedale 4,579
158 Oakdale 4,751
159 West Central 4,778
160 Five Points 4,792
161 Village Woods 4,792
162 Fairfield Terrace-Belmont 4,866
163 Spy Run 4,868
164 Williams-Woodland Park 4,875
165 Hickory Grove 4,884
166 Continental Park 4,884
167 Casselwood Terrace 4,884
168 Brookview 4,896
169 Maysville Heights 4,927
170 South Wayne 4,942
171 Branning Hills 4,944
172 Westfield 4,952
173 Hamilton 4,963
174 Oakland Park 4,974
175 Victoria Park 4,974
176 Bloomingdale 5,064
177 Hillcrest 5,082
178 Morningside Terrace 5,082
179 Rudisill-Plaza 5,102
180 South Calhoun Place 5,114
181 Lafayette Place 5,114
182 Fairfield 5,123
183 Ferndale 5,160
184 Nebraska 5,169
185 Highland Park Forest 5,188
186 Rolling Rose 5,273
187 Broad River 5,394
188 Hoagland Masterson 5,448
189 Vesey 5,471
190 South Suburan 5,515
191 Harvester 5,544
192 Creighton Home 5,551
193 Pontiac Place 5,588
194 Memorial Park 5,595
195 Greater Mcmillen Park 5,625
196 Anthony Wayne 5,626
197 Oxford 5,639
198 Michigan Avenue 5,642
199 East Central 5,654
200 Pettit-Rudisill 5,659
201 East Side 5,659
202 Suburan Heights 5,659
203 Mount Vernon Park 5,659
204 Williams Park 5,659
205 Poplar 5,659
206 Larez 5,659

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

You can find out more about him on LinkedIn or his website.

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