If you’re a New Yorker who’s ever wondered where the safest cities to live in the state are, then read on to find out. In our post, we’ll be discussing the 5 safest cities in the state of New York. These rankings are based on data collected by  the FBI Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) program and originally appeared on the Safewise blog. 

 

The cities on our list have very low crime rates, though the state is on par with national averages. New Yorkers reported 4.46 violent crimes per 1000 residents, close to the national rate of 4.49. Additionally, data shows that New York does even better regarding property crime rates. The state property crime rate is 16.13, over 10 points below the national average. 

 

So, did your town make the cut for the top 5 safest cities in New York? Keep reading to find out. To find out the 20 safest cities in New York, read Safewise’s full report on their blog here

 (1) Lewisboro Town

Population: 12.823

 

Median Income: $148,824

 

Violent Crime Rate (per 1000): 0.00

 

Property Crime Rate (per 1000): 0.08

(2) Mount Hope Town


Population: 6,904

 

Median Income: $81,722

 

Violent Crime Rate (per 1000): 0.00

 

Property Crime Rate (per 1000): 0.72

(3) Kirkland Town


Population: 8,204

 

Median Income: $63,542

 

Violent Crime Rate (per 1000): 0.00

 

Property Crime Rate (per 1000): 2.44

(4) Malverne Village


Population: 8,548

 

Median Income: $106,250

 

Violent Crime Rate (per 1000): 0.00

 

Property Crime Rate (per 1000): 2.57



(5) Horseheads Village


Population: 6,559

 

Median Income: $47,377

 

Violent Crime Rate (per 1000): 0.00

 

Property Crime Rate (per 1000): 6.56



Secure Your NYC Home

 

If you’re a resident of New York City looking to make your home a bit safer from the threats of violent and property crimes, there are a few things you can do. One of them is to call Royal Locksmith to help you with your locks: installation, replacement, and rekeying. We’re available 24 hours to help – call today!

 

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