Home security firm names Hills among safest cities to retire

A national home security firm has ranked Farmington Hills among the top five safest U.S. cities in which to retire.

Security Choice, which offers ADT home security consultation services, analyzed data from 495 cities to create its top 100 list. Farmington Hills ranks fifth, based on “a low violent crime rate at 0.09% and healthy growth in its 65-plus population in the past five years (+17% from 2010).”

The website also notes that Michigan has a young average retirement age of 62. Other criteria include the city’s cost of living, healthcare costs, and the state’s elder abuse laws.

Read the full report: Safest Cities to Retire