Safest States in USA

The Top Ten
1 Hawaii Hawaii is the 50th and most recent state of the United States of America, receiving statehood on August 21, 1959.

Are you sure the whole state is a volcano.

Cough volcano cough - missyweirdo

2 California California is a state in the Southwestern United States. With 39.6 million residents across a total area of about 163,696 square miles (423,970 square kilometers), California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area. The state capital is Sacramento, and the largest city is Los Angeles. ...read more.
3 Massachusetts Massachusetts, officially the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England part of the northeastern region of the United States.

Its not so safe. More dangerous than safe. Avoid Massachusetts!

4 Maine

Maine is the most peaceful state! - dsamba1062

No offense to all you Mainers but some of the people but not all are somtimes known for their rudeness but besides that it is very peaceful lovely looking yet cold state which is also very safe.

5 Alaska Alaska is a U.S. state situated in the northwest extremity of the Americas. The Canadian administrative divisions of British Columbia and Yukon border the state to the east; it has a maritime border with Russia to the west across the Bering Strait.

Anchorage actually has some VERY shady areas I feel uncomfortable in even as a man of large stature

Alaska is dangerous

No.

6 Nebraska Nebraska is a state that lies in both the Great Plains and the Midwestern United States. Its state capital is Lincoln.
7 Ohio Ohio is a state in the midwestern region of the United States. Ohio is the 34th largest by area, the 7th most populous, and the 10th most densely populated of the 50 United States.

Ohio is ranked number 7 most dangerous state, it can't be the 4rth safest state!

8 Colorado Colorado is a state in the United States encompassing most of the Southern Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the western edge of the Great Plains.
9 Vermont

Because it is actually the safest state in the US. I cannot understand how many states are ranking higher than it on here. Probably just because they have higher populations.

Legitimately safest state. - Vermont88

10 New Hampshire

yep - jubgrub

The Contenders
11 Utah Utah is a state in the western United States. It became the 45th state admitted to the Union on January 4, 1896. Utah is the 13th-largest, the 31st-most populous, and the 10th-least-densely populated of the 50 United States.

The best state!

12 Washington Washington is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States located north of Oregon, west of Idaho, and south of the Canadian province of British Columbia on the coast of the Pacific Ocean. It is the only state named after a president.
13 South Dakota
14 Delaware Delaware is one of the Mid-Atlantic states located in the Northeast megalopolis region of the United States.
15 New York New York is a state located in the Mid-Atlantic Region. New York was one of the original thirteen colonies that formed the United States. With an estimated 19.54 million residents in 2018, it is the fourth most populous state. In order to distinguish the state from the city with the same name, it is ...read more.

It's more dangerous than safe!
* New York was so bad in the 1960s/1970s/1980s that it even warned visitors to avoid it!

16 Montana Montana is a state in the Western region of the United States. The state's name is derived from the Spanish word montaƱa.
17 New Jersey New Jersey is a state in the northeastern and mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. It is bordered on the north and east by New York, on the southeast and south by the Atlantic Ocean, on the west by Pennsylvania, and on the southwest by Delaware.

Northwestern New Jersey has peaceful mountains and the weather is cool and not hot like California or North Carolina.

18 Mississippi Mississippi is a southern U.S. state with the Mississippi River to its west, the state of Alabama to its east, and the Gulf of Mexico to the south.
19 Iowa Iowa is a U.S. state in the Midwestern United States, bordered by the Mississippi River on the east and the Missouri River and the Big Sioux River on the west.

Iowa must be 10th - JackLawler

Iowa 4 the win - splatter22

20 South Carolina South Carolina is a state in the southeastern region of the United States. The state is bordered to the north by North Carolina, to the south and west by Georgia across the Savannah River, and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean.
21 Michigan

HAHAAHAHAAH! YEAH, RIGHT! - Mariomaster63

22 Indiana

Indiana is so nice

23 Maryland Maryland is a state located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C.
24 West Virginia West Virginia is a state located in the Appalachian region of the Southern United States. It is bordered by Pennsylvania to the north, Maryland to the east and northeast, Virginia to the southeast, Kentucky to the southwest, and Ohio to the northwest. West Virginia is the 41st largest state by area, ...read more.

I live here and it is totally safe

25 Texas Texas is a state in the Southern USA. It is the second largest by area and population. Its largest city is Houston.
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