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The Safest US State to Live in Is...

Published On 06/02/2015 Published On 06/02/2015

Not to scare you or anything, but danger is basically lurking around every single corner and there's almost nothing you can do about it. But, you can at least try to ensure that where you live is safe, right?

Here to help you with that, WalletHub has released a list of 2015's safest US states to live in. The study took into account workplace safety, emergency preparedness, home and community stability, road safety, and financial security to determine which of the 50 states you should probably consider moving to right now... you know, before the danger comes.

Massachusetts is the safest of them all (it also has the lowest share of the population with no health insurance), and Vermont and Minnesota come in second and third, respectively. Falling at the bottom of the list (so, the places you should probably try to relocate from soon?) are Mississippi, South Carolina, and Oklahoma. The study also notes that Maine has the lowest number of assaults, Connecticut has the least fatal occupational injuries, and DC has the fewest fatalities by car.

Check out the top 10 safest below, and stay alert!

10. Maine
9. Virginia
8. Rhode Island
7. Connecticut
6. Utah
5. Hawaii
4. New Hampshire
3. Minnesota
2. Vermont
1. Massachusetts

Lucy Meilus is a staff writer for Thrillist and she's terrified of rats, so it's perfect that she lives in New York! Follow her on Twitter at @Lucymeilus and send news tips to news@thrillist.com.

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