The company arrived at its ranking after looking at national data on violence and property crime provided by the FBI, as well as other factors such as population, median household income and home prices.
Glens Falls had a violent crime rate of 1 per 100,000 people compared to the national average of 7, and a property crime rate of 7 compared with the national average of 2,109.
While the median household income of $50,071 is below the national median of $68,703, the median home price in Glens Falls is $211,692, which is significantly below the national median of $428,700.
“With its thriving arts scene and proximity to the beautiful Adirondacks, Glens Falls has something for everyone,” the report said.
“If you’re looking to escape the hectic city life and look for a home closer to nature, Glens Falls has a lot of affordable homes, Glens Falls is the perfect destination.”
Another New York location, Kingston in Ulster County, also made the list. No.9.
Kingston had a violent crime rate of 2 and a property crime rate of 1,090, the report said. Its median income is $51,299 and its median home price is $292,631.
“Despite being burned by the British during the Revolutionary War, Kingston is filled with old buildings and historic sites and has a rich colonial history,” the report reads.
“As an overall safe and affordable city, Kingston is a great place to live for families and singles.”
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