Zillow Advice: Finding a Rental - How can i find out if an area advertised is really a safe area for an old female to live alone? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-can-i-find-out-if-an-area-advertised-is-really-a-safe-area-for-an-old-female-to-live-alone/510702/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate One good online source is ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-can-i-find-out-if-an-area-advertised-is-really-a-safe-area-for-an-old-female-to-live-alone/510702/ One good online source is the city/data forums. Here is the link. <a href="http://www.city-data.com/forum/" rel="nofollow">http://www.city-data.com/forum/</a><br/><br/>Also, you can look at crime stats on line, the sex offender database on line. I would look around through the city data forum for your area. It is an excellent resource for those moving to a new area. Tue, 10 Sep 2013 17:28:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-can-i-find-out-if-an-area-advertised-is-really-a-safe-area-for-an-old-female-to-live-alone/510702/ 2013-09-10T17:28:00Z I would also check the local ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-can-i-find-out-if-an-area-advertised-is-really-a-safe-area-for-an-old-female-to-live-alone/510702/ I would also check the local newspaper. &nbsp;Here in Hampton Roads, the Virginia Pilot has an on-line crime section which lists everything imaginable, from shoplifting to suicide, by zip code. Tue, 10 Sep 2013 16:57:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-can-i-find-out-if-an-area-advertised-is-really-a-safe-area-for-an-old-female-to-live-alone/510702/ 2013-09-10T16:57:00Z Thank you for your ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-can-i-find-out-if-an-area-advertised-is-really-a-safe-area-for-an-old-female-to-live-alone/510702/ Thank you for your suggestions Tue, 10 Sep 2013 16:35:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-can-i-find-out-if-an-area-advertised-is-really-a-safe-area-for-an-old-female-to-live-alone/510702/ 2013-09-10T16:35:00Z The internet is a good spot ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-can-i-find-out-if-an-area-advertised-is-really-a-safe-area-for-an-old-female-to-live-alone/510702/ The internet is a good spot to start but I would ultimately go to the local police and fire departments who will be totally honest.<br/><br/>Good Luck! Tue, 10 Sep 2013 14:06:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-can-i-find-out-if-an-area-advertised-is-really-a-safe-area-for-an-old-female-to-live-alone/510702/ 2013-09-10T14:06:00Z Contact the local police ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-can-i-find-out-if-an-area-advertised-is-really-a-safe-area-for-an-old-female-to-live-alone/510702/ Contact the local police department. They'll be able to give you crime statistics for the area.&nbsp; Hope that helps and hope you find a place where you'll be comfortable, happy, and safe. Tue, 10 Sep 2013 13:42:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-can-i-find-out-if-an-area-advertised-is-really-a-safe-area-for-an-old-female-to-live-alone/510702/ 2013-09-10T13:42:00Z