3 WNY Towns Make “Safest Cities” List For New York
Three WNY towns made a list of the "50 Safest Cities" in New York State. The list from, safewise.com, had towns with a violent crime rate 94 percent lower than the national average.
Coming in towards the top was Eden at 6, followed by East Aurora at 15 and Lewiston at 39. Here's why they rank in that order.
6. Eden Town
Violent crimes per 1,000: 0.00
Property crimes per 1,000: 5.61
Total crimes: 0% violent, 100% property
15. East Aurora-Aurora Town
Violent crimes per 1,000: 0.14
Property crimes per 1,000: 8.54
Total crimes: 1.69% violent, 98.31% property
39. Lewiston Town and Village
Violent crimes per 1,000: 0.37
Property crimes per 1,000: 9.68
Total crimes: 3.87% violent, 96.13% property
Congrats to these three towns that you normally only hear good things about! It really highlights some of the great communities we have in WNY. Even though only three made the list, I still WNY in one of the best places to live in the area.
See the full list of the 50 Safest Cities in NY here.