The 10 Safest Neighborhoods In Glendale For 2020


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

Editor’s Note: This is our first time ranking the safest neighborhoods to live in Glendale.
Safest Neighborhoods In Glendale
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We analyzed every possible crime metric to determine which neighborhoods in Glendale 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 Glendale. Then, we calculated your chances of being the victim of a crime in each one.

In which Glendale 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 Glendale in 2020? That would be Brockmont. 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 Glendale.

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

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How We Determined The Safest Glendale 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 Glendale.

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 34 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 Glendale.’ We’re lookin’ at you, Brockmont.

Read on below to learn more about what it’s like to live in the safest places Glendale. 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 Glendale For 2020

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 596
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 54
Property Crime Per 100k: 616
More on Brockmont: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Brockmont comes in at 54 and the property crime per capita is 616 for 2020.

El Miradero Glendale, CA

Overall SnackAbility

10
/10

Population: 3,627
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 54
Property Crime Per 100k: 616
More on El Miradero: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in El Miradero comes in at 54 and the property crime per capita is 616 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

9.5
/10

Population: 7,722
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 54
Property Crime Per 100k: 616
More on Verdugo Woodlands: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Verdugo Woodlands comes in at 54 and the property crime per capita is 616 for 2020.

Verdugo Mountains Glendale, CA

Overall SnackAbility

9.5
/10

Population: 4,172
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 54
Property Crime Per 100k: 616
More on Verdugo Mountains: Homes For Sale | Data

The Verdugo Mountains are a small, rugged mountain range of the Transverse Ranges system, located just south of the western San Gabriel Mountains in Los Angeles County, Southern California. The range is sometimes known as the Verdugo Hills or simply the Verdugos.

The violent crime per 100K people in Verdugo Mountains comes in at 54 and the property crime per capita is 616 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

10
/10

Population: 1,810
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 54
Property Crime Per 100k: 616
More on Sparr Heights: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Sparr Heights comes in at 54 and the property crime per capita is 616 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 4,263
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 54
Property Crime Per 100k: 616
More on Chevy Chase: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Chevy Chase comes in at 54 and the property crime per capita is 616 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 823
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 54
Property Crime Per 100k: 616
More on Rancho San Rafael: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Rancho San Rafael comes in at 54 and the property crime per capita is 616 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 785
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 54
Property Crime Per 100k: 616
More on Scholl Canyon: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Scholl Canyon comes in at 54 and the property crime per capita is 616 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 742
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 54
Property Crime Per 100k: 616
More on Emerald Isle: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Emerald Isle comes in at 54 and the property crime per capita is 616 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 1,580
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 54
Property Crime Per 100k: 616
More on San Rafael Hills: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in San Rafael Hills comes in at 54 and the property crime per capita is 616 for 2020.

Summing Up The Safest Places In Glendale

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

But as most California 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 Glendale For 2020

Rank Neighborhood Crime Per 100K
1 Brockmont 670
2 El Miradero 670
3 Verdugo Woodlands 670
4 Verdugo Mountains 670
5 Sparr Heights 670
6 Chevy Chase 670
7 Rancho San Rafael 670
8 Scholl Canyon 670
9 Emerald Isle 670
10 San Rafael Hills 670
11 College Hills 899
12 Rossmoyne 903
13 Grandview 1,429
14 Mariposa 969
15 Glenwood 1,310
16 Verdugo Viejo 1,385
17 Glenoake Canyon 1,291
18 Grand Central 1,450
19 Adams Hill 1,427
20 Citrus Grove 1,379
21 Pelanconi 1,524
22 Somerset 1,566
23 Crescenta Highlands 1,597
24 Moorpark 1,714
25 Vineyard 1,698
26 Woodbury 1,794
27 Riverside Rancho 1,911
28 Montrose Verdugo City 1,854
29 Pacific Edison 1,887
30 Montecito Park 1,969
31 Fremont Park 2,242
32 Greenbriar 2,916
33 Tropico 2,816
34 City Center 4,409

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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