Published Dec 4, 2017 at 2:08 PM | Updated at 2:49 PM EST on Dec 4, 2017
What really makes a town safe? Is it lots of police? Low crime rate? High community involvement?
WalletHub ranked 180 cities across 35 different categories to come up with the 20 safest cities in America -- and one New York town was on the list.
Scroll down to see scenes from each of the top 20 towns, as well as their score on WalletHub's list. (Each score has a max 100 points -- 50 points for home and community safety, 30 points for natural-disaster risk and 20 points for financial safety.)