The latest list of the safest cities and towns in America is
out and Milton made the list, coming in at No. 52.
The top 100 safest cities in America, with 25,000 people or more, is compiled annually by NeighborhoodScout.com, a website that helps people find the best neighborhoods in the country to live in. The site analyzed the number of property and violent crimes per 1,000 residents, as reported to the FBI.
The website has deemed Franklin has the safest city or town in America for 2014. It was also the safest in 2013. Last year, Milton was No. 93.
Other Massachusetts communities that made the list include Shrewsbury, Reading, Belmont, Needham, and Wellesley.
To visit the complete city listing, visit Top 100 Safest Cities in the U.S. To check out the complete website, visit NeighborhoodScout.com.