A List of Some of the Safest Neighborhoods

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If you’re looking to move into Lexington or you already live here and just want a change of scenery, you may be looking to figure out which areas are the safest. No one wants to feel uncomfortable in their own home, so it’s important to find a safe neighborhood for your family. Read on for a list of some of the safest neighborhoods near Lexington, Kentucky based on crime statistics. We’ll also give you some ideas for things to look for in neighborhoods you are considering.

Top 10 Safest Neighborhoods

  • #1) Athens Boonsboro Rd/Chilesburg Rd
  • #2) Winchester Rd/Man O’ War Blvd
  • #3) Parkers Mill Rd/Man O’ War Blvd
  • #4) Fort Spring/Frogtown
  • #5) Tates Creek Rd/Federal Dr
  • #6) South Elkhorn
  • #7) Athens/Avon
  • #8) Armstrong Mill Rd/Delong Rd
  • #9) Higbee Mill Pike/Nicholasville Rd
  • #10) Cole Town

Additionally, neighborhoods towards the outskirts of Lexington tend to be a little safer than those close to downtown. Hints that neighborhoods may not be all that safe include consistent police presences, abandoned buildings, a large number of rental properties, and very few restaurants or grocery stores. If you’re looking for a new home, it’s best to do research on your prospective neighborhoods to ensure your picking one that will be safe for your family. Neighborhoods that host a lot of community events, have kids playing outside, and feature neighborhood watch groups are probably a safe bet.

So, after you’ve picked your new neighborhood, what’s next? Well, just because your neighborhood is considered safe, that doesn’t mean crime won’t still happen, so you’ll want to install a security system to ensure your family’s safety, as well as protect your valuables. Monitored systems are going to be the best because you can always be sure your home is secure, even if you aren’t home. Doorbell cameras are also a great addition, so you can see anyone who approaches your home and make sure no one will try to break in or steal packages off of your porch.

To find out more about the different security system options you can add to your home and different ways to keep your family safe, contact the experts at Security Essentials today. We have over 30 years of combined experience in the security camera and alarm monitoring industry, so you can be confident that we can help you protect your home. We are conveniently located in Lexington, Kentucky and proudly serve the surrounding central Kentucky areas, including Georgetown, Richmond, Nicholasville, Harrodsburg, Paris, and Versailles, KY.

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