We've already covered the five most dangerous neighborhoods in and around Lake Charles, but what about the safest ones?

Lake Charles is a great place to live, with terrific restaurants, exciting live events, and a vibrant culture. There's something to do in every neighborhood, but some places are always going to be a little safer than others.

Nobody's perfect, but with an annual rate of 68 reported crimes per 1,000 residents, Lake Charles has more than its fair share of criminals. Of course, not all reported crime is violent. Some of it is property crime, like burglary, car theft, or arson.

With all that in mind, here are the five safest neighborhoods in the Lake Charles area, according to neighborhoodscout.com.

Click on the street names for detailed information on each neighborhood.