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Henderson ranked 2nd safest city in U.S., survey says

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The second largest city in Nevada was ranked as the second safest city in the nation, according to a survey released Monday.

The website for Forbes Magazine placed Henderson, the city in the southeast end of the Las Vegas Valley, behind Dallas-suburb Plano, Tex. on a list of the safest U.S. cities.

The rankings were based on factors like the violent crime rate and traffic deaths.

Forbes also noted Henderson's low poverty rate and casinos which cater mainly to locals.

Honolulu, Hi. was third, Santa Ana, Calif. was ranked fourth and Lincoln, Neb. rounded out the top five.

To view the rankings more closely, visit this link.

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