Dayton, Ohio Ranks Number Six Among the Top Ten Safest U.S. Cities from Natural Disasters

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Worried about tornadoes, hurricanes, fires, floods, earthquakes or other natural disasters? Move to Dayton, Ohio! It ranked as the sixth safest U.S. city from natural disasters.

Why Dayton? 
Dayton does hold the record for the greatest natural disaster for the state of Ohio from the Great Dayton Flood of 1913. Since then, with effective flood controls in place, the city has avoided flooding over 1,500 times.

Which City Was Ranked as the Safest?
Syracuse, New York. Although you will not find flooding, wildfires, hurricanes, earthquakes or tornadoes, this area does have lots of snow!

Three Ohio Cities Made the List
Cleveland (#2), Akron (#3) and Dayton (#6) all made this top-ten list.

For more “safe” cities and criteria about the rankings, go here to read the article from CBS MoneyWatch.