If you live in New York, there's no safer place to be than the Hudson Valley.

SafeHome.org recently released a list of the top 25 safest towns in New York, based on a variety of factors that included population, the police force, and the trends in violent and property crimes. And not only did a Hudson Valley town top the list, we actually got the top six spots.

The number one safest town in New York is Ramapo, which received a safety score of 91.25. Numbers two through six were made up of other towns from all across the Hudson Valley: Yonkers, Greenburgh, New Rochelle, White Plains, and Clarkstown. Another Hudson Valley town, Mount Vernon, made the list at number twelve.

So what does this tell us? It tells us that nearly one-third of New York's safest towns are located right here, which is nice. This was a sampling based on cities with a population size of more than 45,000, which means that some Hudson Valley towns were excluded from the list. Niagara Falls came in at number 25 on the list, with a safety score of only 57.25.


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