Is Your Town One of the Top Safest Places to Live in Massachusetts?
Is Your Town One of the Safest Places to Live in Massachusetts?
When it comes to safety, Massachusetts ranks high as one of the safest states in America.
As Safewise.com states, there are five new cities to the list. They are Clinton, Holden, Hanover, Charlton, and debuting on the list at the #1 safest city is Wayland.
How did Wayland make it on the list, and at #1, no less? Wayland reported zero property crimes, zero burglaries, and zero murders, according to the report.
Interesting Massachusetts Facts
14 states in the nation saw a drop in violent crimes for 2022, and Massachusetts was one of them, according to safewise.com.
The report stated that there were no murders reported in the top 20 places to live in Massachusetts, although the state has the most number of violent crimes in the New England region. However, the rate is still well below the national average.
Package theft was the number one concern of Massachusetts residents, with 47% of MA residents worried it will happen to them, according to safewise.com
This will be a bigger concern as the holiday season looms in just a few months. If you think about this being the most concerning crime, then Massachusetts is doing well, especially if you live well outside the city of Boston.