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Study says Nixa is one of America’s most trusting towns

NIXA, Mo. – It’s a scary thought to most Americans- leaving your door unlocked overnight. One Missouri town doesn’t feel that way, though.

According to a study by, Nixa is the only town in Missouri where residents feel safe enough to leave doors unlocked at night.

Nixa came in at #23 on the list and was chosen for its low crime rates compared to state and national averages. The overall crime rates in Nixa are around 60% lower than the national average. In terms of violent crimes, Nixa rates are lower than 80% of the national average.

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(Story by Natalie Nunn,

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