Depends on the street and your status.
Moving in there as a community member - safety isn't that big a problem.
If you are moving in to the home the neighbors in the state streets will try and get to know you and watch over your place. Many of the folks it the 'heritage district', state streets and historical area watch out for each other and keep an eye on each other's property. Some great neighboroods.
However, if you plan on being an absentee landlord you will have problems...