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Boise has made another important list. In recent months, we've seen the City of Trees being named one of the best places to retire and one of the best places in America to move to. The real estate site, Movoto, has named Boise one of the top 10 safest places to live in America.

How Movoto Got Its Numbers

Movoto didn't just come up with this information about Boise. It compared Boise's crime stats with other highly populated cities in the US. (Movoto took the stats about the cities from the FBI's Uniform Crime Report.)

The types of crime that the FBI report measures are the number of incidences for crimes like murder, rape, theft and assault. From that list, Movoto went on to make divisions between these four categories of crime:

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