6 New Jersey Towns Named As Some of the Safest Small Towns in America
If you watch the news you see how many U.S. cities and small towns are losing the battle against violence. Many once "safe" towns have become "unsafe". Places you do not want to raise your kids. This is not isolated to just a few places, it's an epidemic throughout the nation. Now people are looking for safe places to live.
If you are looking for "safe" places to live in New Jersey then we have a list of some of the safest small towns here in the Garden State. In a recent article by Mediafeed, they listed the 25 "safest small towns" in America and 6 of those small towns selected are right here in New Jersey. "After years of upheaval due to the pandemic, politics and social unrest, many Americans crave normalcy. Many Americans fled — or dreamt of fleeing — large cities during COVID-19 surges."
I love our small town here in Ocean County. I feel safe 24/7 and always enjoy a walk around our neighborhood. This shouldn't even be a topic, but in today's world, unfortunately, it is. The good people of America deserve better and we need to make our towns safe.
"The cost of crime for small cities increased by 12% from 2019 to 2020, the latest data available. The average U.S. city saw a 15% increase in the cost of crime during the same period."
Here are the 6 towns in New Jersey that are selected by Mediafeed:
21. Old Bridge Township, New Jersey
20. Fair Lawn, New Jersey
19. Marlboro Township, New Jersey
16. Princeton, New Jersey
13. Middletown Township, New Jersey
6. Monroe Township, Middlesex County, New Jersey
By the way, the small town ranked #1 in America is the town of Buffalo Grove, Illinois.
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