The 10 Safest Neighborhoods In Orlando For 2020


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

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

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

In which Orlando 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 Orlando in 2020? That would be Eagles Nest. 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 Orlando.

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

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How We Determined The Safest Orlando 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 Orlando.

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 104 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 Orlando.’ We’re lookin’ at you, Eagles Nest.

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

Overall SnackAbility

6
/10

Population: 5,039
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 9
Property Crime Per 100k: 144
More on Eagles Nest: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Eagles Nest comes in at 9 and the property crime per capita is 144 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 1,274
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 55
Property Crime Per 100k: 426
More on Wedgewood Groves: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Wedgewood Groves comes in at 55 and the property crime per capita is 426 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 397
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 58
Property Crime Per 100k: 988
More on Lake Nona Estates: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Lake Nona Estates comes in at 58 and the property crime per capita is 988 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 547
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 85
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,103
More on Southern Oaks: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Southern Oaks comes in at 85 and the property crime per capita is 1,103 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 635
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 36
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,948
More on Bel Air: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Bel Air comes in at 36 and the property crime per capita is 1,948 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 3,605
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 167
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,297
More on Bryn Mawr: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Bryn Mawr comes in at 167 and the property crime per capita is 1,297 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

5
/10

Population: 4,172
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 167
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,649
More on 33rd Saint Industrial: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in 33rd Saint Industrial comes in at 167 and the property crime per capita is 1,649 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

5
/10

Population: 394
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 118
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,915
More on Hibiscus: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Hibiscus comes in at 118 and the property crime per capita is 1,915 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

6
/10

Population: 4,373
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 254
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,421
More on Ventura: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Ventura comes in at 254 and the property crime per capita is 1,421 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

7
/10

Population: 943
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 98
Property Crime Per 100k: 2,080
More on Lake Terrace: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Lake Terrace comes in at 98 and the property crime per capita is 2,080 for 2020.

Summing Up The Safest Places In Orlando

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

But as most Florida 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 Orlando For 2020

Rank Neighborhood Crime Per 100K
1 Eagles Nest 153
2 Wedgewood Groves 481
3 Lake Nona Estates 1,046
4 Southern Oaks 1,188
5 Bel Air 1,984
6 Bryn Mawr 1,464
7 33rd Saint Industrial 1,816
8 Hibiscus 2,033
9 Ventura 1,675
10 Lake Terrace 2,178
11 The Dovers 1,773
12 Delancy Park 2,272
13 Dover Estates 2,066
14 City Of Orlando-Goaa 2,155
15 Rosemont North 1,930
16 Dover Manor 2,134
17 Orlando International Airport 2,514
18 Dover Shores East 2,259
19 Lake Holden 2,613
20 Crescent Park 2,293
21 Vista East 2,404
22 Lancaster Park 2,807
23 Lake Como 2,777
24 Baldwin Park 2,660
25 Rose Isle 2,479
26 Lake Richmond 2,310
27 Boggy Creek 2,615
28 Audubon Park 3,115
29 Lake Shore Village 3,165
30 Orwin Manor 3,477
31 Richmond Estates 2,444
32 Lake Weldona 3,610
33 Lake Davis-Greenwood 3,299
34 Mariners Village 2,902
35 Southport 3,522
36 Dover Shores West 3,607
37 Seaboard Industrial 2,983
38 Pershing 2,587
39 Lake Underhill 3,546
40 Lake Copeland 3,579
41 Lake Fairview 3,990
42 Central Business District 3,395
43 Lake Frendrica 3,306
44 College Park 3,641
45 Rowena Gardens 4,755
46 Countryside 3,353
47 Florida Center North 3,560
48 Catalina 3,832
49 Metro West 3,741
50 Wadeview Park 4,422
51 Lawsona-Fern Creek 3,786
52 Lake Formosa 4,251
53 Airport North 3,930
54 South Division 4,483
55 Spring Lake 4,676
56 Colonicaltown North 4,914
57 Lake Eola Heights 4,875
58 Englewood Park 4,538
59 Palomar 5,446
60 Lake Nona Central 5,175
61 Lake Cherokee 5,188
62 Lake Mann Estates 4,820
63 Monterey 5,160
64 Princeton-Silver Star 5,535
65 New Malibu 4,834
66 Dixie Belle 5,576
67 Richmond Heights 5,032
68 Rosemont 5,320
69 Coytown 5,793
70 Kirkman South 6,115
71 South Semoran 5,856
72 Thornton Park 6,279
73 Colonial Town Center 5,958
74 Lake Mann Gardens 5,603
75 Florida Center 6,205
76 Camellia Gardens 5,830
77 Millenia 6,678
78 South Orange 6,303
79 Vista Park 6,608
80 Park Lake-Highland 6,629
81 Lake Nona South 7,908
82 Kirkman North 7,441
83 East Central Park 7,947
84 The Willows 7,980
85 Clear Lake 7,803
86 South Eola 8,473
87 West Colonial 8,140
88 Rio Grande Park 8,115
89 Rock Lake 8,356
90 Carver Shores 8,381
91 Pineloch 8,861
92 Washington Shores 8,488
93 Colonicaltown South 9,962
94 Lorna Doone 9,147
95 Malibu Groves 9,161
96 Holden-Parramore 9,918
97 Roosevelt Park 9,349
98 Lake Sunset 9,477
99 Park Central 11,463
100 Signal Hill 10,712
101 Johnson Village 10,124
102 Windhover 12,844
103 North Orange 13,916
104 Mercy Drive 14,102

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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