In a recent report by Farmers Insurance Group has recently ranked Corvallis as the 9th safest small town, and one of the most secure in the United States. Cities are ranked based on their â€œcrime statistics, weather risks, environmental quality, health and life expectancy, and economic stability.â€
Corvallis was ranked as the safest small city in 2007 and 2008, and has consistently ranked in the top 10 safest small towns. â€˜Overall, when a place like Corvallis is in the top 10 as long as it has been, it really says a lot,â€™ says Bert Sperling. â€˜Itâ€™s just a great place to live.â€™ Sperling is the developer of the software program that ranks the cities.