Living Here

2020 Safewise Badge - VT sm Opens in new windowWe are 2020’s seventh safest city in the Vermont!

Essex is nestled between the Green Mountains and Lake Champlain, and is Vermont’s second most populous community.

Safe, walkable, well-loved neighborhoods are surrounded by trail-laced open spaces. Residents work at a diverse array of local companies and global icons. Add one of the state’s most highly-respected school systems and an ever-burgeoning sense of community connection, and Essex is an ideal place to spend a lifetime – or even just an afternoon.

See the Safest cities report from Safewise for all the details.

See the methodology for the State of Safety in America.

See our Safewise Safest City Certificate