The 10 Safest Neighborhoods In Fort Worth For 2020


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

Editor’s Note: This is our first time ranking the safest neighborhoods to live in Fort Worth.
Safest Neighborhoods In Fort Worth

We analyzed every possible crime metric to determine which neighborhoods in Fort Worth 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 Worth. Then, we calculated your chances of being the victim of a crime in each one.

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

Here are the safest neighborhoods in Fort Worth for 2020:

  1. Far Southwest (Homes)
  2. Far North (Homes)
  3. Downtown (Homes)
  4. Tcu-West Cliff (Homes)
  5. Far Northwest (Homes)

So, which neighborhood is the safest in Fort Worth in 2020? That would be Far Southwest. 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 Worth.

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

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How We Determined The Safest Fort Worth 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 Worth.

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 16 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 Worth.’ We’re lookin’ at you, Far Southwest.

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

The 5 Safest Neighborhoods To Live In Fort Worth For 2020

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 6,790
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 233
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,662
More on Far Southwest: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Far Southwest comes in at 233 and the property crime per capita is 1,662 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 141,442
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 286
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,620
More on Far North: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Far North comes in at 286 and the property crime per capita is 1,620 for 2020.

Downtown Fort Worth, TX

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 4,481
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 292
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,674
More on Downtown: Homes For Sale | Data

Downtown Fort Worth is the central business district of Fort Worth, Texas, United States. Most of Fort Worth’s tallest buildings and skyscrapers are located downtown.

The violent crime per 100K people in Downtown comes in at 292 and the property crime per capita is 1,674 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 36,649
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 256
Property Crime Per 100k: 2,396
More on Tcu-West Cliff: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Tcu-West Cliff comes in at 256 and the property crime per capita is 2,396 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 33,891
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 317
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,850
More on Far Northwest: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Far Northwest comes in at 317 and the property crime per capita is 1,850 for 2020.

Summing Up The Safest Places In Fort Worth

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

But as most Texas 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 Worth For 2020

Rank Neighborhood Crime Per 100K
1 Far Southwest 1,895
2 Far North 1,906
3 Downtown 1,966
4 Tcu-West Cliff 2,652
5 Far Northwest 2,167
6 Far South 3,216
7 Wedgwood 3,743
8 Far West 3,759
9 Sycamore 3,845
10 Eastside 4,647
11 Northside 5,063
12 Arlington Heights 5,484
13 Western Hills-Ridglea 5,308
14 Northeast 5,620
15 South East 5,728
16 Southside 6,847

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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