Connecticut is widely known for having some of the safest communities in the country, and according to new rankings published by SafeWise, nine of Connecticut’s cities are among the 30 safest places in the country to raise a child. The home security and safety brand ranked Greenwich the safest place in America to raise a child, and ranked Fairfield the third-safest.
To make the rankings, SafeWise compiled the most recent FBI crime data from 2015 to rank the cities. The company also considered parks and recreational opportunities as well as special programs for kids and families.
The nutmeg state represented nearly one-third of the rankings system, thanks to what SafeWise called “an exceptionally low rate of violent crime.” Here are the Connecticut communities that made the list: