HOPKINTON (CBS) — Hopkinton is the safest city in America for 2021, according to a study by SafeWise. Massachusetts also had the second safest city: Franklin.
“Hopkinton is the safest city in America with zero reported violent crime incidents and a property crime rate of 1.61 incidents per 1,000 residents in the latest reporting year,” said SafeWise.READ MORE: Museum Of Fine Arts To Celebrate Juneteenth With Outdoor Programs & Activities
Buckingham Township, Pennsylvania, Oakland Township, Michigan, and Bernards Township, New Jersey finished out the top five.READ MORE: 'You Might Have A Hard Time': Passengers at Logan Airport Frustrated Over Limited, Expensive Parking
Communities in New England and the Mid-Atlantic make up 68% of the list.
Massachusetts had the second-highest number of cities on the list with 17, which is two more than last year.MORE NEWS: Intermittent Fasting May Not Be As Effective As Calorie-Restricted Dieting
Franklin had a reported violent crime rate of 0.06 and a property crime rate of 1.24.