The 10 Safest Neighborhoods In San Bernardino For 2020


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

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

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

In which San Bernardino 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 San Bernardino for 2020:

  1. Muscoy (Homes)
  2. Carvedale (Homes)
  3. Rancho West (Homes)
  4. Kendall (Homes)
  5. Terrace (Homes)
  6. Cimmeron (Homes)
  7. Sandin Hills (Homes)
  8. University (Homes)
  9. Mount Vernon (Homes)
  10. Yerdemont (Homes)

So, which neighborhood is the safest in San Bernardino in 2020? That would be Muscoy. 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 San Bernardino.

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

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How We Determined The Safest San Bernardino 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 San Bernardino.

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 50 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 San Bernardino.’ We’re lookin’ at you, Muscoy.

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

Overall SnackAbility

7
/10

Population: 10,134
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 147
Property Crime Per 100k: 507
More on Muscoy: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Muscoy comes in at 147 and the property crime per capita is 507 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

7
/10

Population: 3,465
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 370
Property Crime Per 100k: 472
More on Carvedale: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Carvedale comes in at 370 and the property crime per capita is 472 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 10,024
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 415
Property Crime Per 100k: 862
More on Rancho West: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Rancho West comes in at 415 and the property crime per capita is 862 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 3,812
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 392
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,011
More on Kendall: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Kendall comes in at 392 and the property crime per capita is 1,011 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 10,941
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 478
Property Crime Per 100k: 800
More on Terrace: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Terrace comes in at 478 and the property crime per capita is 800 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 1,358
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 314
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,118
More on Cimmeron: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Cimmeron comes in at 314 and the property crime per capita is 1,118 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 4,922
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 325
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,115
More on Sandin Hills: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Sandin Hills comes in at 325 and the property crime per capita is 1,115 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 3,780
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 339
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,112
More on University: Homes For Sale | Data

The University District, often referred to as University Parkway, is a foothill community located approximately 58 miles north of downtown San Bernardino, California. The District is named after the California State University, San Bernardino. It is one of the most desirable neighborhoods in San Bernardino along with the Hospitality Lane District. As California State University, San Bernardino grew so did the region around it; it used to be nothing but mid-desert farmland, but has been developing quickly to become a major and important independent neighborhood to not only San Bernardino but also the entire region.

The violent crime per 100K people in University comes in at 339 and the property crime per capita is 1,112 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 4,068
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 393
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,062
More on Mount Vernon: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Mount Vernon comes in at 393 and the property crime per capita is 1,062 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 8,709
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 221
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,408
More on Yerdemont: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Yerdemont comes in at 221 and the property crime per capita is 1,408 for 2020.

Summing Up The Safest Places In San Bernardino

Looking at the data, you can tell that Muscoy 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 San Bernardino For 2020

Rank Neighborhood Crime Per 100K
1 Muscoy 654
2 Carvedale 842
3 Rancho West 1,277
4 Kendall 1,403
5 Terrace 1,278
6 Cimmeron 1,432
7 Sandin Hills 1,440
8 University 1,451
9 Mount Vernon 1,455
10 Yerdemont 1,629
11 California 1,484
12 Nena 1,721
13 Ridgeline 1,747
14 Amtrak 1,809
15 North Park 1,905
16 La Plaza 1,853
17 San Gorgonio 2,249
18 Delman 2,348
19 Valley College 2,393
20 Wilson 2,526
21 Arrowhead 2,641
22 Roosevelt 2,567
23 Blair Park 2,702
24 South Pointe 2,681
25 Curtis 3,010
26 Lankershim 3,745
27 Riverview 3,115
28 Alessandro 2,982
29 Arrowview 3,274
30 Hudson 3,397
31 Wildwood Park 3,304
32 Muscupiabe 3,503
33 Dmv 4,128
34 Sbhs 4,065
35 Seccombe Lane 4,579
36 Hi-30 5,068
37 Cajon 6,111
38 Perris Hills 4,679
39 Show Place 6,862
40 Belevedere 8,001
41 Lytle Creek 6,439
42 Feldheym 7,146
43 Ne-Sterling 7,564
44 Drnag 7,625
45 Pacific 11,231
46 Valley View 7,899
47 International 8,151
48 East Valley 12,695
49 Stadium West 8,254
50 Carousel 13,564

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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