Westchester County is one of the safest communities in the United States, according to a new study.
U.S. News & World Report says it used data such as violent crime rate, public safety capacity, car crash fatalities, emergency services and spending on police and fire protection and healthcare in making the determination.
Westchester wound up ranked fifth nationally.
Communities ranked in the Top 5 are:
- 1. Nassau County, New York
- 2. Rockland County, New York
- 3. Alexandria, Virginia
- 4. Arlington County, Virginia
- 5. Westchester County, New York
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