Based on violent crime rates and traffic fatalities reported in 2010 and 2009 respectively, Plano tops America's Safest City list for 2011, according to Forbes magazine.
Forbes reviewed a total of 72 cities with populations greater than 250,000.
Chicago was one city left out of the ranking. The FBI only compiled data from municipalities that submit complete reports.
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Rounding out the top three were Henderson, Nev., in second and Honolulu, which placed third.
One surprise was New York City, which placed 10th.
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