More than half of New York’s “safe cities” are in the Hudson Valley


ALBANY – Thirty-four of the safest 50 municipalities in New York are in the Hudson Valley, according to, an online safety resource. 

The evaluation is based on the number of violent crimes in each community per 1,000 people as reported to the FBI.

The safest community in the state, according to this analysis, is the Town of Lewisboro. The Village of Briarcliff Manor was ranked second safest.
The complete list of Hudson Valley municipalities and their statewide ratings follows:

1) Lewisboro Town
2) Briarcliff Manor Village
5) Croton-on-Hudson Village
8) Harrison Town
9) Rye
10 ) North Castle Town
11 ) New Castle Town
12 ) Highlands Town
14) Pleasantville Village 
16) Mount Hope Town
17) Carmel Town 
18) Walden Village
19) Tuckahoe Village
20) Kent Town
21) Suffern Village
22) Scarsdale Village
24) Eastchester Town
25) Hastings-on-Hudson Village
26) Blooming Grove Town
28) Irvington Village
31) Cairo Town
32) Stony Point Town
33) Larchmont Village
34) Mamaroneck Town
36) Shawangunk Town
38) Woodbury Town
40) Yorktown Town
41) Cornwall Town
42) Hyde Park Town
43) Tarrytown Village
45) Bedford Town
46) East Fishkill Town
47) Fishkill Town
49) Goshen Town

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