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Top Ten Safest States to Live in

Rhode Island
Rhode Island

Glocester, which tops Rhode Island’s safest cities list for the second consecutive year, is a shining example of why this state is one of the fifteen safest in the country. This proactive city reported just fifty-four total crimes in the FBI’s most recent crime report, and there were zero counts of murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, robbery, or motor vehicle theft.

source: safewise.com
Virginia
Virginia

Next, we averaged each places two criteria to create a Safety Index. We crowned the place with the lowest overall Safety Score "The Safest Place In Virginia". The safest city, based on our criteria, is Bridgewater. The most dangerous city in Virginia? Portsmouth, where residents had a 1 in 15 chance of being the victim of a crime.

Connecticut
Connecticut

New England is home to many of the safest states in the U.S., including Maine, Rhode Island and others, according to findings by WalletHub, a Web site with personal finance tools and information. The findings were one portion of a new study that measured "taxpayer ROI," or, the quality of services provided by the government compared with the amount paid in taxes.

source: thestreet.com
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Idaho
Idaho

Idaho might get a knock for being a relatively boring place, but talk to the people that live there – when it’s quiet, it’s safe. Idaho saw only about 3 murders a month, on average, which is far less than the national average.

New Jersey
New Jersey

Next, we averaged each places two criteria to create a Safety Index. We crowned the place with the lowest overall Safety Score "The Safest Place In New Jersey". The safest city, based on our criteria, is River Vale. The most dangerous city in New Jersey? Wildwood, where residents had a 1 in 10 chance of being the victim of a crime.

New Hampshire
New Hampshire

In order to determine the safest states in which to live, WalletHub’s analysts compared the 50 states across five key dimensions: 1) Personal & Residential Safety, 2) Financial Safety, 3) Road Safety, 4) Workplace Safety, and 5) Emergency Preparedness.

source: wallethub.com
Vermont
Vermont

If you’re looking for the absolute safest state to live in America, than look no further than New Hampshire. In fact, most of the entire New England area north of New York State is actually a really safe place to be. In the last reporting year, there were only 17 murders for the entire year, which is astoundingly low.

Maine
Maine

If you’re looking for the absolute safest state to live in America, than look no further than New Hampshire. In fact, most of the entire New England area north of New York State is actually a really safe place to be. In the last reporting year, there were only 17 murders for the entire year, which is astoundingly low.

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