Warwick. Baron Security, a consumer-focused website dealing in matters of security, released its list of the top 50 safest cities, towns and villages in New York State.
The Town of Warwick was listed as the 36th-safest community while the Town of Chester was ranked as the fourth safest.
The Village of Washingtonville came in as the 31st-safest community.
The company said it used the FBI’s 2017 and 2016 Uniform Crime Reporting data to choose its top picks, based on factors such as the murder rate, rape rate, robbery rate, assault rate, burglary rate, theft rate, vehicle theft rate, arson rates and median income.
Where the Orange County cities, towns and villages that made the top 50 were positioned, along with a numerical ranking:
3. Town of Mount Hope: 91.67
4. Town of Chester: 91.47
10. Town of Cornwall: 90.63
31. Village of Washingtonville: 88.22
36. Town of Warwick: 88.13
40. Town of Blooming Grove: 87.64
How other Orange County municipalities fared:
58. Village of Goshen: 85.78
65. Town of Goshen: 84.7
101. Village of Monroe: 81.06
145. City of Middletown: 72.68
147. City of Port Jervis: 72.25
162. Town of Newburgh: 67.69
171. City of Newburgh: 63.24
176. Town of Woodbury: 60.3