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Safest Cities: Auburn ranked 7th in Alabama

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – A new study from a site that ranks America’s safest cities names two cities in Alabama among the state's top 20 safest places to live here in the Chattahoochee Valley.

Safehome.org ranked Auburn 7th in the state and Opelika ranked 20th on the list.

According to the website, researchers looked at FBI crime numbers, the ratio of law enforcement officers to the population, as well as population density and trends.

From that same study, of the 25 cities they ranked in Georgia, Columbus came in at number 21.

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