According To FBI Statistics, These Are The 10 Most Dangerous Cities In Vermont For 2020
According to U.S. News, Vermont is the second safest state in the country, only trailing our New England neighbor, Maine. Safety is, of course, always important, and Vermont prides itself on a stellar record of low criminality. But, there are still violent crimes that transpire throughout the state. This article explores the ten most dangerous cities in Vermont according to the FBI’s statistics for the year 2018. Keep in mind that the ranking is based on violent crimes per 1,000 residents. This scale will, inherently, be distorted for smaller towns. With that being said, here are the 10 most violent cities in Vermont:
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As with visiting any state, it is always important to be aware of violent areas in cities. With that being said, Vermont is an incredibly safe state with relatively minimal violent crimes in comparison to other states. This is partly why Vermont is such a liveable place to reside and a great destination for travelers.
What are your thoughts on the cities represented in this list? Do you agree? Are statistics sometimes misleading? Share a comment below. We are keen on your opinions.
Luke was born and raised in Colchester, Vermont, and is a recent graduate of the University of Vermont where he studied philosophy and economics. His interests and hobbies include: reading, writing, learning new languages, hiking and playing outdoor sports.
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