Round Rock, Texas has been identified by Niche, a lifestyle and real estate website that does statistical research and collects reviews, as the safest city in Texas, and the 5th safest city in the US. Dallas, San Antonio, and Austin didn’t make the grade, but five other Texas cities did — including Round Rock.
Researchers used data from the FBI and U.S. Census to rank American cities based on crime rates for murder, assault, rape, burglary, and other crimes. Round Rock scored better than all other Texas cities at Number 5. Round Rock also received an A+ in Overall Niche Grade, A+ for Public Schools, A+ Good for Families, A+ for Diversity, A- for Nightlife, and A- for Housing.
Other Texas cities included Plano ranked #11, Richardson at #16, College Station ranked #21, and McAllen came in at #25.
Round Rock often scores well on rankings like these. Round Rock has also received accolades as one of the fastest and friendliest growing cities in the nation, and one of the best-managed cities in Texas. The city has maintained a high quality of life.