Newton #46 Safest City in Massachusetts

Newton #46 Safest City in Massachusetts

To identify the 20 safest cities in Massachusetts, Safewise reviewed the most recent FBI Crime Report statistics from 2014, along with population data. We eliminated all cities with fewer than 8,000 residents as well as any cities that failed to submit a complete crime report to the FBI.

Newton #46

Newton #46 Safest City in Massachusetts

In our area:

22. Wellesley

23. Needham

24. Lexington

27. Belmont

37. Concord

53. Arlington

87. Waltham

90. Watertown

100. Natick

Top 10 Safest Cities in Massachusetts:

1. Wayland

  1. Previous rank: 1
    Violent Crimes per 1,000: 0.44
    Property Crimes per 1,000: 0.96

    2. Norfolk

    Previous rank: 2

    Violent Crimes per 1,000: 0.17
    Property Crimes per 1,000: 1.86

    3. Boxford ↑

    Previous rank: 6

    Violent Crimes per 1,000: 0.00
    Property Crimes per 1,000: 2.19

    4. Hopkinton ↑

    Previous rank: 16

    Violent Crimes per 1,000: 0.06
    Property Crimes per 1,000: 2.65

    5. Sudbury ↑

    Previous rank: 8

    Violent Crimes per 1,000: 0.05
    Property Crimes per 1,000: 3.17

    6. Franklin ↑

    Previous rank: 9

    Violent Crimes per 1,000: 0.15
    Property Crimes per 1,000: 3.20

    7. Weston ↑

    Previous rank: 11

    Violent Crimes per 1,000: 0.25
    Property Crimes per 1,000: 3.50

    8. Clinton ↓

    Previous rank: 3

    Violent Crimes per 1,000: 0.44
    Property Crimes per 1,000: 3.64

    9. Sharon ↓

    Previous rank: 5

    Violent Crimes per 1,000: 0.00
    Property Crimes per 1,000: 4.46

    10. Medway ↑

    Previous rank: 28

    Violent Crimes per 1,000: 0.23
    Property Crimes per 1,000: 4.41

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