Home security and safety company SafeWise recently compiled a list of the “100 Safest Cities in America.” SafeWise reviewed the most recent crime statistics from the FBI and compared the data to each community’s public safety, public health, and educational information. SafeWise also looked at the rate of violent crimes and property crimes for every 1,000 residents.
Hibbing, Minnesota took the top honor as the safest city in America based on SafeWise’s review. Meanwhile, 15 Massachusetts communities were also included among the “Safest Cities,” including three in the top 10.
Check out the Massachusetts communities that received top marks for safety, including how each one ranked in terms of violent crimes and property crimes. Also, check out some of the homes for sale in each community.
Population: 15,689 Violent Crimes per 1,000: 0.19 Property Crimes per 1,000: 5.92
Every year, runners flock to Hopkinton as the Boston Marathon gets started. SafeWise also praised Hopkinton for its efforts to protect residents’ health and wellness, including anonymous mental health screenings.