Is Naples Safe Compared To Chicago?

You may be asking if Naples, FL is a safe place to live? When it comes to relocating, safety is paramount.

That is true in virtually everything you do, and even those of us who have a wild streak in them know you cannot put a price on the safety of the people you love more than anything in the world.

Safety is at the core of Naples, FL, a massive factor in why so many people choose to live here. It is also at the heart of every pitch we make to people considering Naples, FL, as their next home.

We know people ask if Naples, Florida is safe, and we can hand on heart say yes, 100%, Naples, FL is safe.

Bike on sidewalk in Downtown Naples
Bike on sidewalk in Downtown Naples

Naples, Florida, ranked as number 1 in the safest places to live in the United States

For completion’s sake, let’s quickly look through the top 10 safe places to live in the US, according to usnews.com:

  1. Naples, FL
  2. Port St Lucie, FL
  3. Fort Myers, FL
  4. Portland, ME
  5. Lakeland, FL
  6. Tampa, FL
  7. Sarasota, FL
  8. Worcester, MA
  9. Daytona Beach, FL
  10. Ocala, FL

We’re not working on behalf of the Florida Tourist Board or any realtor group in Florida. Still, with eight spots in the Top 10, if you value safety, Florida is well worth considering. Honorable mention to Portland, ME and Worcester, MA, for breaking the Florida dominance. Still, equally, we are going to point out that Naples, FL is a safe place that comes out on top of all the highly regarded Florida destinations.

Please feel free to double-check this source and all the other sources highlighting how safe Naples in Florida is. The Area Vibe site awarded Naples, FL, an A+ rating, with the Crime status of the area classed as A+ too.

Their sources cite Naples, FL as enjoying:

  • 43% less total crime than the national average
  • 76% less violent crime than the national average
  • 37% less property crime than the national average

These figures by themselves, comparing Naples, FL with the national average, is informative enough to indicate how safe it is, but you might need more information for a more apt comparison.

How safe is Naples, FL compared to Chicago, IL?

Crowded street of people in cars in Downtown Chicago
Crowded street of people in cars in Downtown Chicago

We’re delighted to say we’ve helped households relocate to Naples, FL, from Chicago, IL of late, so we have looked at this market.

With the current trend of successful people deciding this is the ideal time to move out of major cities to somewhere far more palatable, with a pleasant pace of life, we think Naples, FL is an appealing option for Chicago residents.

Chicago has fantastic pizza, the Bears and one of the most famous music scenes in the world, but Naples, FL has so much more, and let’s be honest here, it has the weather and safety.

In July, August and September, the low and high-temperature range in Naples, FL, ranges between 75 and 90 (°F).

Three girls shopping in Downtown Naples Fl
Three girls shopping in Downtown Naples FL

For Chicago, IL, the low and high-temperature range is 60 and 85 (°F) over the same period.

When you try to convince your partner, your kids and maybe even elderly relatives that Naples, FL is the place to be, the temperature ranges in Naples and Chicago say a lot on your behalf!

The Area Vibe site awarded Chicago, IL, an F rating, with the Crime status of the area classed as F too.

Their sources cite Chicago, IL, as enduring:

  • 67% more total crime than the national average
  • 143% more violent crime than the national average
  • 52% more property crime than the national average

We don’t need to dwell on those numbers. We know there are many factors to consider when it comes to crime, and of course, not every area in Chicago, IL, is at the same risk of trouble.

However, as a head of a household or someone presenting the possibility of a move to your loved ones, the crime rates must intrigue you. No one can fully protect themselves and the people they love from everything in life, but you can significantly reduce risk.

Naples Relocation Experts know many reasons to consider when moving home and relocating to a new location. We know for some people, Florida is at the opposite end of the country, but we think the benefits on offer in Florida are worth considering and pursuing.

We are more than happy to discuss every factor that indicates Naples, FL, as a safe place that is ideal for you and your family, especially since crime has to be a significant consideration. We know you care about safety, as the people responsible for the safety and protection of our kids, it is fundamental to us too.

This is why we are more than happy to recommend Naples, FL, to households looking for a fresh start, so why not contact us today to learn why Naples, FL is the safe haven you and your loved ones deserve.

Drew Josephson
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