Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Lexington Ranked #16 Safest City in America!

We all love living in Lexington and now we can also boast that we are safe! According to 2016 data published by, Lexington was ranked as the 16th-safest city/town in the United States. Lexington also sits just behind Franklin (4), Shrewsbury(7), and Needham(12) as the fourth-safest town/city in the Commonwealth.

What's not to love with our history, cultural aspects, walkability, parks and outdoor space, events, great schools and so much more.

The research reveals the 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, rape, armed robbery, and aggravated assault. Data used for this research are 1) the number of total crimes reported to the FBI to have occurred in each city, and 2) the population of each city. For more on how the cities/towns were ranked please visit: 

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