Continuing to Prove a Great Place for Young Families, Fuquay included among Safest Cities in NC


Since the inception of the annual ranking of’s 50 Safest Cities in NC began several years ago, the “authority on safety and home security news,” has consistently supported your decision to move your family into the friendly, South Lakes new home community, as once again, Fuquay Varina has made the list for 2018.

In coming up with their annual tally of the Safest Cities in NC, the experts at Safewise explain on their website, “We’ve paired the most recent FBI Crime Report, with our own independent examination to ring you North Carolina’s top 50 safest cities to settle in.” It goes on to explain that all North Carolina municipalities with a population of at least 5,000 residents as of 2012 were analyzed in their study of the Safest Cities in NC. Continuing on to explain the rankings process, Safewise noted, “We analyze the number of Violent Crimes, consisting of aggravated assault, forcible rape, murder, and robbery, as well as Property Crimes, consisting of arson, burglary, larceny-theft, and motor vehicle theft.” Once analyzed, the final ranking numbers are then calculated basing the chances upon each crime happening out of 1,000 to make the system even for basing it upon the municipalities with widely varying populations.

Specifically speaking to its inclusion once again of Fuquay Varina and giving direct praise to the local authorities in the piece on the Safest Cities of NC list for 2018, it was said, “Find yourself in Fuquay Varina and you’ll feel good knowing that you’re protected by a dynamite police department. The Fuquay Varina Police Department earns our respect for reaching out to youth and providing them with interactive, fun programs.” In concluding their complimentary article on the town being featured among the Safest Cities in NC, it reads, “A thriving economy and a pro-active police force are just two reasons why this growing community has held crime at bay.

To read more about Fuquay Varina and all of the municipalities covered and ranked among the 2018 Safest Cities in NC, visit