These California cities ranked among the safest for trick-or-treating

As Halloween approaches, families in Southland prepare to take their children on a sleight of hand while shopping for costumes and stocking up on candy.

Safety is also a priority for parents ahead of Halloween.

Some residents won’t have to travel far to keep their kids safe while enjoying a spooky vacation. According to a new study from the Chamber of Commerce, seven California cities are ranked among the safest places for trick-or-treating nationwide.

The website, which provides resources for small business owners and entrepreneurs, conducted a study analyzing numerous safety factors in 300 cities, with a population of 100,000 or more, in the United States to determine which cities were considered safe for cheaters.

The safety factors, each worth 20 points and calculated per 100,000 population, were pedestrian fatalities, violent crimes, property crimes, registered sex offenders and the number of law enforcement personnel. ‘order.

According to the website, the variables were scored on a 100-point scale.

Irvine (Orange County)

Irvine was the highest-ranked California city on the list, winning 6e place. Based on the measured safety factors, the city scored 78 points out of 100.

Carlsbad (San Diego County)

Located near San Diego, the city of Carlsbad was ranked 8e on the list, earning 78 points out of 100.

While Irvine and Carlsbad scored 78 points overall, Irvine scored lower for pedestrian fatalities, violent crimes, property crimes, registered sex offenders and number of law enforcement personnel. order per 100,000 people.

Glendale (Los Angeles County)

City of Glendale ranked 9e on the list. The city is the 4th largest city in LA County; according to its website. Glendale scored 78 points out of 100.

Burbank (Los Angeles County)

Win the 18e place on the list, Burbank acquired 75 points out of 100, according to the study.

Sunnyvale (Santa Clara County)

Sunnyvale ranked 20e in the safest cities for a faking or treatment study. The city scored 75 points out of 100.

According to Trip Advisor, Sunnyvale offers parks, a weekly farmer’s market, and several dining options for residents.

Torrance (Los Angeles County)

Located in the South Bay area of ​​LA County, Torrance ranked 24e safest city for trick-or-treating, earning 74 points out of 100.

For the Halloween season, residents or visitors to the city can enjoy a haunted Halloween party to kick off the spooky activities, according to the city’s website.

Murrieta (Riverside County)

The city of Murrieta finished the list ranking 25e safest city to deceive or treat. Murrieta scored 73 points out of 100.

According to its website, the city is also hosting a trunk or treat event with a Ghostbusters movie screening next in Town Square Park.

The full list can be found here.

Based on the study, Gilbert, Arizona was ranked as the safest city for cheaters.

Bernard P. Love