Ridgefield tops the list of 2018 Safest Cities as reported by NeighborhoodScout, a nationwide neighborhood search engine and provider of location-based analytics for real-estate investors, mortgage professionals and homebuyers. Ridgefield moves from #3 in 2017 to #1 in 2018 with a crime index of 95 out of a possible 100 (last year our score was 93).
According to NeighborhoodScout 2018 data, Ridgefield experienced two violent crimes.
NeighborhoodScout also breaks out safety data by neighborhood. Here are the safest Safest places in town:
Making top 5 safest cities in the U.S.
#2 Bergenfield, NJ
#3 Franklin, MA
#4 Lexington, MA
#5 Shrewsbury, MA
Connecticut towns making the list:
#96 New Milford
According to NeighborhoodScout, data used for this research are:
1) the number of total crimes reported to the FBI to have occurred in each city
2) the population of each city
View the complete list here.