The 10 Safest Neighborhoods In Toledo For 2020


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

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

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

In which Toledo 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 Toledo in 2020? That would be Southwyck. 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 Toledo.

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

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How We Determined The Safest Toledo 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 Toledo.

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 24 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 Toledo.’ We’re lookin’ at you, Southwyck.

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

Overall SnackAbility

7
/10

Population: 12,280
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 806
Property Crime Per 100k: 3,376
More on Southwyck: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Southwyck comes in at 806 and the property crime per capita is 3,376 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

7
/10

Population: 15,655
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 837
Property Crime Per 100k: 3,504
More on Franklin Park: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Franklin Park comes in at 837 and the property crime per capita is 3,504 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

7
/10

Population: 5,073
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 857
Property Crime Per 100k: 3,588
More on West Gate: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in West Gate comes in at 857 and the property crime per capita is 3,588 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

6
/10

Population: 9,154
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 910
Property Crime Per 100k: 3,812
More on Beverly: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Beverly comes in at 910 and the property crime per capita is 3,812 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

5
/10

Population: 27,129
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 1,015
Property Crime Per 100k: 4,249
More on Reynolds Corners: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Reynolds Corners comes in at 1,015 and the property crime per capita is 4,249 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

6
/10

Population: 11,374
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 1,048
Property Crime Per 100k: 4,388
More on Glendale-Heather Downs: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Glendale-Heather Downs comes in at 1,048 and the property crime per capita is 4,388 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

5
/10

Population: 9,689
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 1,048
Property Crime Per 100k: 4,391
More on Point Place: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Point Place comes in at 1,048 and the property crime per capita is 4,391 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

6
/10

Population: 17,933
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 1,071
Property Crime Per 100k: 4,486
More on Deveaux: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Deveaux comes in at 1,071 and the property crime per capita is 4,486 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

5
/10

Population: 16,896
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 1,071
Property Crime Per 100k: 4,486
More on Whitmer-Trilby: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Whitmer-Trilby comes in at 1,071 and the property crime per capita is 4,486 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

4
/10

Population: 18,753
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 1,114
Property Crime Per 100k: 4,665
More on Ottawa: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Ottawa comes in at 1,114 and the property crime per capita is 4,665 for 2020.

Summing Up The Safest Places In Toledo

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

But as most Ohio 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 Toledo For 2020

Rank Neighborhood Crime Per 100K
1 Southwyck 4,182
2 Franklin Park 4,341
3 West Gate 4,445
4 Beverly 4,722
5 Reynolds Corners 5,264
6 Glendale-Heather Downs 5,436
7 Point Place 5,440
8 Deveaux 5,557
9 Whitmer-Trilby 5,557
10 Ottawa 5,779
11 North Towne 5,898
12 Five Points 6,471
13 City Center 6,588
14 Old West End 6,716
15 Olde Towne 7,010
16 Scott Park 7,170
17 Roosevelt 7,421
18 Onyx 7,499
19 East Toledo 7,541
20 South Side 7,573
21 La Grange 7,578
22 Birmingham 7,589
23 North River 7,935
24 Warren Sherman 7,935

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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