Do you live anywhere near these? According to this website, these neighborhoods are safest in Rochester.

I moved to NW Rochester in August of 2016, truthfully, because most people said it was safe. So far, I've still found this to be true. I may hear sirens in the distance occasionally, but very rarely does something actually happen near me.

According to, these are the ten safest neighborhoods in Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 40th St SW / Bamber Valley Rd SW 
  2. High Forest / Judge
  3. N Broadway / 65th St NE
  4. Chester / Marion
  5. Country Club Rd SW / 35th Ave NW
  6. Northern Valley Dr NE / Northern Heights Dr NE
  7. 2nd St SW / 23rd Ave SW
  8. 55th St NW / Bandel Rd NW
  9. Silver Creek Rd NE / 80th Ave NE
  10. Route 14 / 50th Ave SE

So just what makes these neighborhoods so safe? It turns out Rochester is safer than 27% of American cities. You have a 1 in 567 chance of being the victim of ta violent crime in Rochester. In fact, you're more likely to be the victim of theft or burglary, and even that's a small chance.

Do you agree with these statistics?