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Safest neighborhoods to live in Nashville

Kelleigh Michanichou
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NASHVILLE, TN - Nashville has been going through rapid population growth in recent years. Part of the reason is people are packing up their stuff and moving to Nashville. According to statistics released in 2019, approximately 83 people move to Nashville every day from 2017 to 2018. If you are thinking about moving to Nashville, you might want to know which neighborhood is the safest for you and your family. Here's a list of the safest neighborhood in Nashville.

1. Poplar Creek Estates

Poplar Creek Estates has a 95 percent lower crime rate than the city average. The neighborhood's violent crime rate per 100K population is 34, while property crime per capita is 240. Poplar Creek Estates' total population is just over 1,000. Nashville's violent crime rate is 1,073 per 100k population, to put it in perspective.

2. Edmonson-Cloverland

Located roughly 15 miles away from the city center of Nashville, Edmonson-Cloverland is a small neighborhood home to approximately 2,497 people. The Montessori Academy is located in the area. The crime rate in Edmonson-Cloverland is 88 percent lower than the city average. The neighborhood is considered safe with 42 violent crimes per 100k citizens and 243 property crimes per 100k people.

3. Hermitage Hills

Hermitage hills have a population of 1,610 people. Located in northeast Nashville, the area is popular among many tourists visiting Music City. Tourists love to go canoeing, hiking, and fishing around Hermitage Hills. The crime rate in Hermitage Hills is 87% lower than the city average. The number of violent crimes per 100K population in the area is 195, while property crime is 452.

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