Two Houston area cities named among top 10 safest in Texas for 2018

FRIENDSWOOD, Texas —Two Houston area cities have been named among the top 10 safest in Texas for 2018 by the National Council for Safety and Security.

Friendswood now sits at number 8 safest overall and West University Place rounds out the top 10.

The rankings were based off the number of reported violent crimes and property crimes per capita.

But much to Houston’s demise, Dallas suburbs take the cake for overall safest in the Lone Star State. The top five spots went to Colleyville, Keller, Highland Village, Trophy Club and Murphy.

Here are the top 10:

  1. Colleyville
  2. Keller
  3. Highland Village
  4. Trophy Club
  5. Murphy
  6. Horizon City
  7. Hutto
  8. Friendswood
  9. Flower Mound
  10. West University Place

For a full list of rankings, click here.