Cold states aren't typically high the top of anyone's retirement dream list, but Idaho's quiet, crime-free scene has made it one of the hottest retirement destinations.
"Just because you're a cold state, it doesn't condemn you the worst list," Barrington says.
Idaho saves itself with a stellar crime rate.
Per the study, Idaho only saw 221 violent crimes per 100,000 residents, compared to a national average of 366. Property crimes averaged 1,996 per 100,000 residents, compared to the national average of 2,856.
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