The new list of the safest and most dangerous cities in the nation is now out. According to the study Lexington is ranked as the 172nd safest city in the U.S.
The study was done by Morgan Quitno Press. They used FBI statistics from the 371 largest cities in the nation to compile the list.
Louisville comes in at 218 and Knoxville at 297. Cincinnati is ranked as the most dangerous city in the region at 354.
Brick, NJ is ranked the safest city in the nation. St. Louis is considered the most dangerous city. Click on the link below for the complete list.