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Safest States?  Georgia Ranks Below Average

According to WalletHub, Georgia isn’t a very safe place to live. 

WalletHub analysts compared the 50 states across 37 key safety indicators grouped into five different categories and Georgia didn’t fair well. The data set ranged from assaults per capita to unemployment rate to total loss amounts from climate disasters per capita. 

Below is a chart of results.  Read more details on WalletHub's website here.  

Rank

State

Score

Personal & Residential Safety

Financial Safety

Road Safety

Workplace Safety

Emergency Preparedness Rank

1

Vermont

65.09

1

5

34

15

14

2

Maine

62.46

7

13

16

17

3

3

Massachusetts

62.03

4

10

8

26

8

4

Minnesota

61.78

14

6

3

4

21

5

New Hampshire

61.48

8

1

13

37

4

6

Washington

60.75

16

17

7

7

6

7

Connecticut

59.98

2

27

26

22

15

8

Rhode Island

59.65

13

30

1

25

11

9

Utah

59.48

29

9

14

1

1

10

Hawaii

58.6

11

2

42

18

10

11

Virginia

57.81

12

14

22

2

27

12

Oregon

56.12

39

18

5

8

13

13

New York

56.04

3

26

19

27

28

14

Maryland

55.82

18

21

17

6

23

15

New Jersey

55.09

6

38

29

20

30

16

Indiana

54.74

19

19

9

11

29

17

North Carolina

54.26

10

20

30

5

37

18

Iowa

54.03

5

8

24

13

48

19

Arizona

53.24

35

34

49

3

7

20

Wisconsin

52.94

20

12

36

30

16

21

California

52.2

32

25

40

12

18

22

Pennsylvania

51.73

9

29

45

36

25

23

Ohio

51.62

15

35

28

29

24

24

Idaho

51.21

23

15

23

44

19

25

Delaware

51.17

42

32

4

24

17

26

Illinois

51.07

22

40

2

28

33

27

Kentucky

50.31

24

31

18

23

32

28

Michigan

50.19

46

36

33

9

9

29

Colorado

50.08

28

11

25

38

26

30

Nevada

49.43

44

47

43

14

2

31

West Virginia

49.06

25

37

31

42

20

32

Georgia

47.92

26

45

12

34

31

33

Wyoming

47.3

27

22

39

41

22

34

Nebraska

46.98

21

7

27

40

42

35

Tennessee

46.85

45

39

10

16

35

36

New Mexico

45.98

47

49

48

10

12

37

Kansas

45.21

31

23

6

31

46

38

Alaska

45.04

50

43

32

19

5

39

North Dakota

44.53

17

4

41

50

38

40

Alabama

43.52

33

48

11

35

44

41

Texas

43.08

30

33

21

33

47

42

Florida

41.36

36

42

37

39

43

43

South Dakota

41.04

41

3

38

46

40

44

Montana

40.6

34

16

44

45

41

45

Arkansas

40.02

48

24

15

43

34

46

Missouri

39.9

43

41

46

32

39

47

South Carolina

39.21

49

28

47

21

36

48

Oklahoma

38.11

38

44

35

48

45

49

Louisiana

35.73

40

50

20

47

49

50

Mississippi

30.7

37

46

50

49

50

 

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