The Safest Cities to Raise Children (Part III)


Cedarburg, Wisconsin

Cedarburg boasts a low violent crime rate. That, united with excellent schools and kid-friendly amenities such as the Interurban Trail, make this town a good choice for parents looking to give their children some extra freedom.

Greenwich, Connecticut

These cities will give you peace of mind when it comes to keeping your children safe.

This quaint New England town topped our list of the safest cities to raise a child. Greenwich has been on the list before as a safe place for families. One of our standards, quality education, is also the main priority for Greenwich residents as evidenced by a huge donation to a scholarship fund for children of local nurses, police officers, and firefighters.

City of Fairfax, Virginia

Children who travel around the City of Fairfax on two wheels stay safe with aid from the city’s yearly Kids Safety Day. This event, given by the Fairfax Police Department, offers bike safety inspections and a bike cone course in which children can test their agility and skills.

Vienna, Virginia

Near Washington, DC, and the Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, there are lots of cultures available to families in Vienna. But there’s plenty to do right in the center of town. Programs such as the new Kids on the Green concert series is to entertain the town’s youngsters, giving children safe activities.

Baraboo, Wisconsin

Baraboo is proactive when it comes to keeping its children safe. The city’s schools are looking to get a grant from the Wisconsin Department of Justice to enhance school safety in the wake of recent school shootings. Funds would be used to provide safety and communication system upgrades for school buildings and trauma care training.

Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

This quaint community hosts lots of yearly events, with activities slated for almost every month of the year. Residents of any age will enjoy Beaver Dam’s well-kept parks, low crime rates, and friendly neighborhoods.