At Protect America, we put together a list of the 10 Small Towns in the United States with the lowest burglary rates. We defined a Small Town as a town with 10,000 to 20,000 people. We also only counted towns that submitted burglary data.

Upper St. Clair Township Pennsylvania

Kicking off our top 10 list of safest small towns, Upper St. Clair Township was settled in 1762. Starting point of the Whiskey Rebellion, town residents probably take an old-fashioned approach to stopping burglary.

Population:
19,319

Burglaries:
10

Campton Hills Illinois

Established in 2007, Campton Hills is the newest town on our top 10 list. Also known as St. Charles, Campton Hills residents can enjoy worrying less about property crime.

Population:
11,327

Burglaries:
5

Plainfield Connecticut

Incorporated in 1699, Plainfield was initially named Quinebaug. Home to the historic Plainfield Woolen Company Mill, Plainfield residents have a blanket defense against burglary.

Population:
15,224

Burglaries:
6

Hopkinton Massachusetts

Settled in 1715, Hopkinton is 30 miles west of Boston. The starting point of the Boston Marathon, we're sure that Hopkinton residents enjoy not enduring high rates of property crime.

Population:
15,689

Burglaries:
6

Hillsdale New Jersey

Sixth on our list of safest small towns, Hillsdale was founded in 1898. Home to the former Yankees pitcher Eddie Lopat, Hillsdale almost has burglary 'shut out.'

Population:
10,400

Burglaries:
3

Franklin Park Pennsylvania

Starting our top five safest small towns, Franklin Park was founded in 1823. Home of such historic structures as the Trinity German Evangelical Lutheran Church, we're sure that Franklin Park residents enjoy not worrying about their homes while they're away.

Population:
14,027

Burglaries:
4

Chatham Township New Jersey

Founded in 1806, Chatham Township is fourth on our list of safe small towns. Home to an award-winning school system, Chatham Township residents are wise to be vigilant against property crime.

Population:
10,681

Burglaries:
3

Pinehurst North Carolina

Home of the historic Pinehurst Resort, Pinehurst is called the "Cradle of American Golf." We're sure that Pinehurst residents are glad about being under par in their burglary rates.

Population:
15,100

Burglaries:
3

Streetsboro Ohio

Part of the Akron metropolitan area, Streetsboro is second on our list of safest small towns. Streetsboro residents can enjoy driving past Waylon's Town Tavern and not worrying about their homes.

Population:
16,115

Burglaries:
1

Hibbing Minnesota

Founded in 1893, Hibbing tops our list of safest small towns. The former hometown of Bob Dylan, we're sure that the folks of Hibbing appreciate not worrying much about burglary.

Population:
16,267

Burglaries:
1

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