The Most Dangerous and the Safest Cities in the U.S.

December 5, 2017
New Hampshire
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The Northeast region of the U.S. had the top three safest cities in the nation -- Nashua, New Hampshire at number one, followed by South Burlington, Vermont, and Warwick, Rhode Island rounding out the top three.

On the other end of the spectrum, Fort Lauderdale, Florida topped the list of 10 most dangerous cities in the U.S. While South Burlington had one of the lowest unemployment rate, at just 2.1 percent, while Detroit had the top unemployment rate of the cities on the list, at 10.9 percent, per  

"The top-ranking cities tend to ... not only have low rates when it comes to crime, but offer financial safety as well," WalletHub analyst Jill Gonzalez said in a statement. "Safety is one of the most important factors that need to be considered when looking for a place to live. Cities that offer a safe environment for their residents do better in other aspects of living as well, such as education and health care."

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