50 Safest Cities
Located in New England, New Hampshire has it all, from seaside towns to huge mountains, from cities to miles and miles of farmland. Its biggest cities include Manchester, Derry, Nashua, and who could forget, its capital Concord. The ninth state admitted to the United States of America, New Hampshire is a little less than 9,000 square miles, but a lot is packed in there. It’s the site of the first free public library, formed in 1833, the first state constitution, and the first presidential primaries. In terms of famous people from New Hampshire, there’s everyone from The Da Vinci Code author Dan Brown, Robert Frost, who wrote many poems inspired by the state, to Seth Meyers, Sarah Silverman, and Adam Sandler. I guess there’s something in the water that makes its residents creative!
If you’re reading this, you’re probably either visiting or moving to New Hampshire. So, what are some things that you just can’t afford to miss in NH?
- Mount Washington: This mountain is actually the highest peak in the Northeastern United States, but make sure you don’t go in the winter without some serious gear: winds have been known to get up to 231 miles per hour!
- New Hampshire 112: New England is known for its amazing fall foliage, and this 56 mile highway is a perfect way to view the leaves changing colors.
- Story Land: A perfect way to spend the day with your kids, this fairy tale themed amusement park has rides and live shows.
The safest city in New Hampshire is Sandown, a town located in Rockingham County. Although it’s population is a little over 6,000 people, its median income is over $100,000, more than double the national average. So not only is this an affluent place to live, but also a safe place, with only .16 violent crimes and 2.67 property crimes per 1,000 residents. Other top picks include Brookline, Litchfield, and Kingston.
This statistic shows the number of violent crimes per 1,000 people in the past year. Violent crimes include forcible rape, robbery, aggravated assault, murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, as defined by the FBI.
Finally, this number shows how many property crimes were committed in the past year per every 1,000 of the city’s residents. Property crimes include burglary, motor vehicle theft, arson and larceny-theft.
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|Safety Rank||City||Population||Median Income||Violent Crime||Property Crime||Law Officer||Safety Score|
|54||Franklin, NH||8,444||48,398||3.43 -||15.75 -||2.13||78.67|
How Did We Determine the Safest Cities?
- Murder rate
- Rape rate
- Robbery Rate
- Assault rate
- Burglary rate
- Theft rate
- Vehicle theft rate
- Arson rates
- Median Income
For each city, we’ll provide the most important information that you need to know, such as the city’s population, violent and property crime rates and trends, median income, average household income, and an overall safety score and ranking. Plus, we’ll show you all the specific numbers for the above rates, in addition to larceny theft rates and the total number of civilians working in law offices.
Find the Safest Cities in the following States
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
- New York
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- South Dakota
- West Virginia