Recently, Connecticut was rated as the 8th safest state in the country by alarmsystemsreview.com

Alarm Systems just released their results of the safest places to live in Connecticut. Data was collected, compared, and analyzed from several different sources including the FBI's annual Uniform Crime Report. Here are the Top 10 safest places to live in Connecticut.

1. RIDGEFIELD

Founded in 1708 by a small group of families from Long Island Sound that               purchased the land from the Ramapo Indians.

2. WILTON

The average household income is over $300,000.

3. WESTON

Settled by English farmers in the early 1800's.

4. EASTON

Settled by a group of famers from Fairfield.

5. REDDING

Redding grew from John Read's Lonetown Manor which was settled in 1714.

6. SUFFIELD

Located in the Connecticut River Valley near the Massachusetts border.

7. EAST HAMPTON

Important part of the shipbuilding industry and later in the 19th century                  became the center for bell manufacturing.

8. NEW CANAAN

One of the most affluent towns in the nation, New Canaan earned the 5th spot      in the 2013 CNN's money list.

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9.   NEWTOWN

Settled by English colonists in 1705.

10. MADISON

This town is rich in old and historic architecture and buildings.

The LEAST safest places to live in Connecticut are East WindsorBridgeportWaterbury, New Haven, and Hartford.

Other Connecticut towns and cities that made the top places to live list were:

Monroe (17), Bethel (19), Brookfield (24), New Milford (29), and Danbury (44).

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