Aliso Viejo listed in top 10 safest cities report, other OC cities rank in top 100

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Spanish-style homes in Aliso Viejo are shown in a stock image.
Spanish-style homes in Aliso Viejo are shown in a stock image.
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LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Aliso Viejo was listed as one of the top 10 safest cities in America by the National Council for Home Safety and Security.

The list, which named the top 100 safest cities in the country based on violent and property crimes, was published on Alarms.org, the official website of the National Council for Home Safety and Security, on July 25.

The organization created the list based on data from the most recent FBI and local law enforcement reports.

The No. 1 city on the list was Thornton, Colorado, followed by Greenwich, Connecticut, and Weston, Florida.

According to the organization, Aliso Viejo had a rate of 63 violent crimes per 100,000 residents and 715 property crimes per 100,000 residents.

In addition to Aliso Viejo ranking 10th, seven other Orange County cities also made the top 100 list:

22: Yorba Linda

31: Laguna Niguel

39: Mission Viejo

49: Lake Forest

54: San Clemente

72: Irvine

87: Placentia

Other Southern California cities on the top 100 list include:

30. Poway

57. Thousand Oaks

60. Simi Valley

68. Chino Hills

73. Diamond Bar

80. Murrieta

88. Eastvale

90. Santa Clarita

To see the full list, visit www.alarms.org/top-100-safest-cities-in-america-2017.