There’s nothing like peace of mind.

Safety is always a top concern when looking for a new place to put down roots. It’s right up there with the cost of living.

Many people will gladly pay a little more and/or travel further to the workplace to live in a safe environment. It’s worth it to be able to sleep a little better at night.

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When it comes to Oklahoma, you might think tornadoes are the biggest safety concern and for good reason. The Sooner State has more tornadoes per mile than anywhere else on the planet.

But Oklahomans have more to worry about than just tornadoes. Crime is a big problem as well. A recent study found that Oklahoma was the 43 least safe state in the country. Not good.

The good news is that there are plenty of safe places in Oklahoma. So, for those who are looking to relocate to Oklahoma (or move somewhere a little safer within the state) HomeSnacks reviewed FBI data for 74 cities to determine which were the safest in the state.

You might think that living in a safe city would mean a higher cost of living. But that’s not the case. One of the things researchers found is that there were safe places that would fit any budget.

Which city is ranked the safest in Oklahoma in 2024?

Ultimately, researchers found Piedmont to be the safest place in Oklahoma. The website claims it’s so safe that it’s almost as if the town is full of stereotypical altar boys:

The town of almost 8,000 has some of the lowest violent and property crime rates in Oklahoma. And that doesn't quite explain how safe of a place it is to live. There were 0 murders and 0 robberies. It's like everyone town is a stereotypical alter boy who doesn't even know the concept of sin.

Check out the list of the 10 safest Oklahoma cities here.

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