#1 – Burlington, VT
Burlington, Vermont comes in at the top of our list thanks to their low violent crime and sex offenders per capita. In fact, Vermont overall earned a peaceful ranking on the Institute for Economics & Peace index, third only to Maine and New Hampshire when it comes to states with low murder rates, high per capita police officers and minimal access to small arms.
Per Area Vibes, users rank Burlington as “Extremely Livable” with its abundance of local amenities, great crime crate, stable housing marketing, high graduation rate, and favorable education system. They also say:
•Burlington is safer than 43.8% of the cities in the nation.
•The crime rate in Burlington is less than 32% of the cities in Vermont.
•The estimated chance of being a victim of a crime in Burlington is 1 in 40.
•The estimated chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Burlington is 1 in 631.
•The estimated chance of being a victim of a property crime in Burlington is 1 in 43.
Burlington is the largest city in the State of Vermont and the shire town of Chittenden County. It lies 45 miles south of the U.S.-Canadian (Vermont-Quebec) border and 94 miles south of Montreal.
Burlington had a population of 42,417 at the 2010 census. The city is the hub of the Burlington-South Burlington metropolitan area, consisting of the three northwestern Vermont counties of Chittenden, Franklin and Grand Isle and encompassing the cities of Burlington, South Burlington, and Winooski; the towns of Colchester, Essex, and Williston; and the village of Essex Junction. According to the 2012 U.S. Census estimates, the metro area had an estimated population of 213,701, approximately one third of Vermont’s total population per Wikipedia.
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