There’s yet another reason to choose Alexandria when it comes to a great location to live, work and play. The city just received the honor of being named one of “The Safest Cities in America” for 2018.
Alexandria took the number two spot in a ranking by SmartAsset, a personal finance website. To come up with the latest ranking, analysts looked at seven different factors, including things like property and violent crime rates, air quality, traffic deaths, the percentage of workers who commute alone and the percentage of area residents who overdose on drugs or drink excessively.
In particular, SmartAsset gave Alexandria high marks for road safety, with one of the lowest rates for traffic deaths in the country. Alexandria…