13. Mint Hill
A suburban town in Mecklenburg and Union counties, Mint Hill has a current population of 23,300 residents. Considered a Charlotte suburb, the town encompasses 21.3 square miles and is served by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District. Also a safe place to call home, the violent crime rate here is 165.5, and residents have a 1.7% chance of being involved in a property crime.