A real estate web site has ranked the safest cities in Colorado and there's only one city in Western Colorado in the top 5. So which one is it?

According to Movot.com, Fruita is the fifth safest city in Colorado and the highest ranked on the Western Slope. The rest of the top 5 are all cities on the front range.

The ranking is based on towns with 10,000 residents or more, murder, rape, robbery, assault, burglary, theft and vehicle theft. They also used data complied by the F.B.I. and the Uniform Crime Report from 2012 from these places.

In case you are wondering about the rest of the top five:

  1. Erie
  2. Firestone
  3. Windsor
  4. Parker
  5. Fruita
And for the record, Grand Junction is ranked 34th and Montrose is ranked 28th and Pueblo is last in 39th place.