Newton safest city in America

Newton Places #60 for Safest City in United States

Newton is one of the United States’ safest communities, according to NeighborhoodScout whose list of the 100 safest cities in America with 25,000 or more people is based on the total number of property and violent crimes per 1,000 residents.

Crimes include burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, murder, forcible rape, armed robbery, and aggravated assault. Data used for this research are 1) the number of total crimes reported to the FBI to have occurred in each city, and 2) the population of each city.

Newton placed #60 on the list of 100 “Safest Cities 2014.”

The list of safe cities in Massachusetts include:

#79 Marshfield

#78 Arlington

#76 Billerica

#73 Melrose

#67 Belmont

#60 Newton

#52 Milton

#48 Dracut

#40 Agawam

#26 Needham

#24 Wellesley

#22 Andover

#13 Reading

#10 Shrewsbury

#7 Lexington

#1 Franklin

Newton safest city in America


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2 Responses to “Newton Places #60 for Safest City in United States”
  1. Busy Body says:

    #100 is not the safest. #1 is the “safest” on this list. Click on the city to see how they rate. A “score” close to 100 is considered safest when looking at the individual city data. The safest city rankings go from 1 to 100 with 1 being the safest. Got it?

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