Broadway -171 st. Is it a safe area for tourists?

I'm a European female who is going to rent a room in Washington Heights ( Broadway-171st St). Is it safe to stay there?
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jakesoky Oct 01, 2012
Yea, in 2010 only 3 murders up there.
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Luckyless
Luckyless Is it like a good sign for NYC? Or you are being sarcastic? :)
Oct 01, 2012
jakesoky
jakesoky Its a very good sign, even though all areas of manhattan have 10 murders and below a year, while parts in the bronx and brooklyn have around 20-25 murders. Rape, assault, etc. Thats another story for all areas.
Oct 02, 2012
Luckyless
Luckyless Ok! thank you for answering my question.
Oct 02, 2012
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