No matter where you live, crime happens. In February the Gazette reported an increase in personal assault and drug crimes in Cedar Rapids.

Neighborhood Scout

 

The increase is described as a "slight uptick" by local police, and officials urge citizens to be diligent and pro-active in their communities to help defend against criminal activity.

But thanks to better technology like surveillance cameras, property crime statistics has actually trended downward in 2018 from years prior.

According to NeighborhoodScout, these are the top ten safest neighborhoods in the Cedar Rapids area.

NeighborhoodScout is an informative resource that provides a fascinating look at Cedar Rapids to help newcomers become familiar with the city.