Raising a family is tough in some parts of the country because there are some extremely unsafe places.

Luckily Wyoming is one of the safest states you can choose to raise a family, so if you've chosen the Cowboy State to give your family a proper upbringing, you've made the right decision.

Depending on the study you read, or the stats you're looking for, Wyoming sits somewhere in the top half of the best states for safest states. If you're worried about your kids being safe, Wyoming's the place for you.

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Now, if you've picked Wyoming, where in Wyoming are the safest places to raise your kids?

According to New Home Source.com, Wyoming's small towns rule as the safest places to live.

That makes sense, right? Lower populations mean less trouble to get into, fewer people to have conflicts with, and less chance of your family not being safe.

Which towns in Wyoming are the safest?

Here are the top 10 safest towns in Wyoming to live.

10. Sheridan, WY - The northernmost Wyoming town on the top 10, Sheridan is also full of legendary Wyoming history. During the summer, the town turns into one of the top polo destinations in the country. 28% below the National Crime Rate

9. Rock Springs, WY - Another Wyoming town off of I80 and full of history, making it a great and safe place to live. Like most Wyoming towns, outdoor opportunities are easy to find. 41% below the National Crime Rate

8. Wheatland, WY - Two State Parks (Glendo & Guernsey) are within a few minute's drive, giving families and visitors lots to do to stay out of trouble. 35% below the National Crime Rate

7. Douglas, WY - The home of the Wyoming state fair and the home of the Jackalope. The family-friendly town of 6300 is a great centrally located town and has everything you'll need to be comfortable. 49% below the National Crime Rate

6. Laramie, WY - Even though it's a college town, Laramie is the largest town in the top 10. The town has quite a history of wild behavior but has since calmed down and become one of the safer places to live. The University of Wyoming's activities keeps the entire town occupied. 49% below the National Crime Rate

5. Green River, WY - The opportunity offered here for a family is great. River activities, year-round programs to keep the kids busy and Union Pacific Railroad plays a major part in the town. 62% below the National Crime Rate

4. Afton, WY - A great place to get out and enjoy nature and all the outdoors have to offer. 46% below the National Crime Rate

3. Worland, WY - In the heart of Washakie County, the deep history and location bring families to want to live here. Just over 5,000 people call this the top 5 safe Wyoming townhomes. 46% below the National Crime Rate

2. Glenrock, WY - The home of the Purple Herders a small community with a population of just over 2,500 and a small amount of crime. The community comes together often for events and entertainment in the town square. 71% below the National Crime Rate

1. Kemmerer, WY - Not the smallest town by population, but the smallest amount of crime per capita. The town's busy tourism and outdoor activities are key to keeping locals active. 73% below the National Crime Rate.

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