Well, as a realtor, we are not allowed to answer that question as it can lead to discrimination, but there are plenty of resources online that including crime data from the FBI, and I encourage any buyer to check out the data before buying a house.
But in my opinion, one can tell a lot by looking at the neighborhood, and seeing how the people around live. Do they take care of their property? Are kids out in the neighborhood?
When Kermit went to see this house, I guess it is “safe” unless you happen to be a washing machine.
People do the strangest things.