Safe cities ranked

By Erica Quednau |

Published 04/07 2014 03:56PM

Updated 04/07 2014 06:24PM

CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- A Piatt County town is named one of the safest in the state. listed the top 50. Monticello is 17.

The website states the rankings were based on crime statistics from 2012. Only towns with populations greater than 5,000 were analyzed.

Either way, people in Monticello agree it's pretty safe. Some other Central Illinois towns include Charleston, 22, and Mt. Zion, 24.

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