Iron Mountain, Grosse Ile Top List Of Michigan's 50 Safest Cities

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November 02, 2019 - 1:27 pm

A freight train rolls past the welcome sign for Iron Mountain, Michigan, on Tuesday, December 13, 2005. Residents of Steve Mariucci's hometown of Iron Mountain feel that the former Detroit Lions head coach got a raw deal when he was fired. (Photo: MANDI WRIGHT/DETROIT FREE PRESS)

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(WWJ) - Where is the safest place to live in Michigan?

Security Baron, a consumer-focused website dealing in matters of security, recently analyzed FBI rankings of crime rates to find out what the top 50 safest cities are in Michigan, and what their safety score is.

The analysis found that the safest city in Michigan is Iron Mountain, with a safety score of 92.03. In second place is Grosse Ile Township, with an average safety score of 90.64. Kinross Township emerged third on the list with a safety score of 90.55.

By comparison, it was found that Grosse Pointe Farms ranked 50th on the list, with a safety score of 84.19.

If you're wondering about Detroit -- the Motor City wasn't even close to being a contender for this list. It ranked 197 out of 199 cities with a safety score of 43.02. 

Top 50 Safest Cities in Michigan

  1. Iron Mountain
  2. Grosse Ile Township
  3. Kinross Township
  4. Huntington Woods
  5. Hamburg Township
  6. Milford
  7. South Lyon
  8. Flushing Township
  9. Kingsford
  10. Spring Arbor Township
  11. Beverly Hills
  12. Gaines Township
  13. Napoleon Township
  14. Northfield Township
  15. Tittabawassee Township
  16. Berkley
  17. Clawson
  18. Rochester
  19. Saline
  20. Clayton Township
  21. Trenton
  22. Farmington
  23. Montrose Township
  24. New Baltimore
  25. West Bloomfield Township
  26. Cambridge Township
  27. Bloomfield Township
  28. Petoskey
  29. Shelby Township
  30. Northville
  31. Richfield Township
  32. Plymouth
  33. Berrien Springs
  34. Chocolay Township
  35. Chelsea
  36. Plymouth Township
  37. Birmingham
  38. Green Oak Township
  39. Royal Oak
  40. St. Johns
  41. Argentine Township
  42. White Lake Township
  43. Davison Township
  44. Thomas Township
  45. Denton Township
  46. Walled Lake
  47. Dewitt Township
  48. Flushing
  49. Novi
  50. Grosse Pointe Farms