This Massachusetts City Is Considered The Safest Place To Trick-Or-Treat In America
Growing up in Adams, I've always felt pretty safe when I used to trick-or-treat as a kid. After all, I grew up in a small neighborhood at the bottom of Mount Greylock where everyone practically knew each other and traffic wasn't a huge issue. There is a new study that looked at the largest 100 American cities, and ranked them on "trick-or-treater friendliness." They considered seven factors, including population density, walk score, crime rate, "perception of safety," and vehicle accidents involving pedestrians.
According to Boston25News, there is a city in Massachusetts has been ranked among the safest places in America when it comes to trick-or-treating. But before we get into the safest place, let's talk about the worst cities in America to trick-or-treat in.
What are the worst cities in America to trick-or-treat?
Starting with Birmingham, Alabama.
Followed by St. Louis, Missouri. Sorry, Jax! 😉
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
And last but not least, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
These are among the 100 cities worst for trick-or-treating in America. Before we get to the safest city in Massachusetts, researchers at Chamber of Commerce analyzed a number of key factors including pedestrian fatalities, violent crime, property crime, registered sex offenders, and law enforcement employees to pinpoint the safest cities for trick-or-treating on Halloween.
What are the safest cities to trick-or treat in America?
New York City, New York. Shout-out to my colleague Ron Carson for this one! 🙂
Jersey City, New Jersey.
Santa Ana, California.
Newark, New Jersey.
And surprisingly Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
These are among the 100 safest cities for trick-or-treating in America. So, this boils down to the ultimate question.
What is the safest city to go trick-or-treating in Massachusetts?
We look no further than Cambridge! A city situated across the Charles River from Boston. It is home to Harvard, University. Despite being a college town atmosphere according to researchers, it is deemed the safest city in Massachusetts due to low number of pedestrian fatalities and low number of registered sex offenders.
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