#6 – GREENWICH, CT
Greenwich, Connecticut comes in at number 6 on our list of safest cities to raise a family in the United States and we aren’t the only ones who agree. Neighborhood Scout deemed the town as number three on their list of “100 safest cities in America with 25,000 or more people, based on the total number of property and violent crimes per 1,000 residents. Crimes include burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, murder, forcible rape, armed robbery, and aggravated assault.”
According to the website, Greenwich reported 27 violent crimes and 423 property crimes in 2012.
Greenwich is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. As of the 2010 census, the town had a total population of 61,171. As of a census done by the Census Bureau on July 1, 2012, the town had a population of 62,256. It is home to many hedge funds and other financial service companies. Greenwich is the southernmost and westernmost municipality in Connecticut and is 38+ minutes by train (express) from Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan. In July 2005, CNN/Money and Money magazine ranked Greenwich 1st on its list of the 100 Best Places to Live in the United States. Money magazine in 2006 also ranked Greenwich #1 in the “Biggest Earner” category. The town is named after Greenwich, a borough of London in the United Kingdom per Wikipedia.
Both the Official AENGLC Wealth Value and the CPR AENGLC Wealth Value show Greenwich as having the highest wealth value in Connecticut at over $930,000 per person. The AENGLC is based on the value of residential and commercial real estate and measures the town’s tax base available to pay for public education(see Conn. Dep of Ed).
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