Only cities with a population of 30,000 and greater were considered.
Kennesaw earned the No. 4 spot with a safety score of 84.08. The analysis found that the city had 550 property crimes reported to the FBI in 2015.
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Next comes Smyrna with a score of 77.13, putting it at No. 11. The city had 189 violent crimes reported, the study shows.
And Cobb’s final mention in the ranking of 25 is Marietta at No. 17. Its score was 68.44. SafeHome determined that there were 357 citizens to every officer in the city.
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Ikea is opening a Marietta store on Franklin Gateway. The plan submitted to the city calls for a 338,000-square-foot store. It would likely employ 250-300 workers. A city spokesperson said Ikea received no tax breaks.