In accordance with National Safety Month, Connecticut was ranked one of the safest states in the country.
The personal finance website WalletHub.com put the state at the 6th safest.
Analysts compared all 50 states and the District of Columbia based on 25 safety metrics. The data included "number of assaults per capita," unemployment rate and "estimated losses from climate disasters."
WalletHub said Connecticut fared well in a number of those categories:
WalletHub said each state provides a different level of safety in each area.
Late spring is often the height of moving season, so researchers said families often must prioritize the types of security in terms of where they can afford to live.
The top three safest states on the list include Vermont, Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
Alaska, Oklahoma and Mississippi round out the bottom three.
For a slideshow of the top 10 safest states, click here.
To see the complete results, including state-by-state breakdowns of the data, head to WalletHub's website here.
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