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Is YOURS on the list? New England’s SAFEST cities are…?

I live out in Metro West and I am happy to say I feel very safe.  Don’t get me wrong. I lock my doors and take precautions. But overall I feel comfortable at night.

But we have to ask, how does New England rank across America? New England’s SAFEST cities are?

2022’s Safest Cities In America

Our friends at Wallet Hub are back with one of their great surveys:

WalletHub compared more than 180 cities across 42 key indicators of safety. Our data set ranges from the percentage of residents who are fully vaccinated and assaults per capita to the unemployment rate and road quality. 


Here are some interesting metrics:

Traffic Fatalities per Capita:
  • 1. Columbia, MD
  • 2. Glendale, CA
  • 3. Pearl City, HI
  • 4. Honolulu, HI
  • 5. Oxnard, CA
  • T-173. Baton Rouge, LA
  • T-173. St. Louis, MO
  • T-173. Detroit, MI
  • T-173. Jackson, MS
  • T-173. Memphis, TN
Law-Enforcement Employees per Capita:
  • T-1. Washington, DC
  • T-1. New York, NY
  • T-1. Jersey City, NJ
  • T-1. St. Louis, MO
  • T-1. Chicago, IL
  • 172. Fontana, CA
  • 173. Modesto, CA
  • 174. Fremont, CA
  • 175. Irvine, CA
  • 176. Chula Vista, CA

Well I’m happy to share that New England has five of the 10 safest cities in America, according to a new ranking. So, let’s take a road trip to find them!

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