How Safe Is Your City? Website Ranks NH Communities for 2018
When it comes to living safe in New Hampshire, communities in the southern part of the state earned top rankings.
To identify the safest cities, the National Council for Home Safety and Security reviewed the most recent FBI Uniform Crime Report statistics along with their own population data. They also eliminated any cities that failed to submit a complete crime report to the FBI and removed cities with populations under 10,000.
The rankings of the cities were based on the number of reported violent crimes such as aggravated assault, murder, rape, robbery and property crimes per 1,000 people, with violent crimes carrying more weight than property crimes.
The Top 10 safest cities in New Hampshire for 2018 are:
The National Council for Home Safety and Security is a trade association composed of home security professionals across the U.S. The council advocates for safe communities and home safety with a strong focus on community involvement.
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