Wallethub.com recently revealed the safest cities in the United States of America, and Northern New England fared well, snagging four of the top 10. Including, the #1 slot!

According to the article, they surveyed more than 180 cities nationwide, looking at natural-disaster risks, financial perils, and the safety of homes and communities in general. The site used nearly three dozen key safety indicators, from different types of violent crime per capita and the risk of being slammed by an earthquake, hurricane, or other Mother Nature-driven calamity, to economic influences such as poverty rate and identity theft complaints.

Portland, and Lewiston represented Maine at numbers nine and seven. Burlington, VT came in higher at number four. However, it was Nashua, NH which topped every other city in America, with a rating of 87.4.

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