Amarillo is often described as one of the most dangerous places in Texas.

While Amarillo as a whole has a high rate of crime, there are several areas in town that are very safe. Neighborhood Scout uses public information to rank neighborhoods in every city according to real estate listings, crime, school districts, and other factors. They produce lists like the most expensive, best for education, and highest appreciating neighborhoods.

The site also lists the safest and most dangerous neighborhoods in every city.

A safe neighborhood is characterized by a low number of robberies, burglaries, larceny, and violent crimes such as aggravated assault, rape, and homicide.

Here are the 5 safest neighborhoods in Amarillo, based on the number of reported crimes in each area.