Safety is a concern for everyone but especially for older folks. Speaking very generally, towns and cities in New England and in New Jersey and New York are some of the safest in the country. Towns and cities in the South often have more crime. Larger metropolitan areas do not always have more crime than smaller areas; often, small towns have high crime rates.
These towns rank below the national average when it comes to crime statistics, and they offer much more than just a safer environment. Each is a great place to retire for a variety of reasons.
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