Naples was ranked the safest place to live and Fort Myers checked in at No. 3 on U.S. News & World Report’s list of the Safest Places to Live in the U.S. in 2022-2023.
The list was based on the metro areas’ murder and property crime rates per 100,000 people, determined by FBI crime reports.
Port St. Lucie was No. 2 while Portland, Maine was No. 4 and Lakeland was No. 5.
According to data from Coldwell Banker, Florida was the top-searched state by those looking to relocate and Naples joined Sarasota, Miami and Tampa as top-searched destinations.
Source: Gulfshore Business