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Safest states in which to live: Where CT ranks

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The personal finance website WalletHub unveiled the safest states in which to live.

According to its list, the Safest States in the U.S., Vermont comes out on top, followed by Maine and Minnesota.

Connecticut is 6th.

See the complete top 10 here.

WalletHub said it compared all 50 states across 48 key metrics, including assaults per capita, unemployment rate and total loss to climate disasters per capita.

In those categories, Connecticut ranked as such:

  • 6th in murders and non-negligent manslaughters per capita
  • 7th in assaults per capita
  • 12th in loss amounts from climate disasters per capita
  • 24th in job security
  • 1st in fatal occupational injuries per 100,000 full-time workers
  • 11th in fatalities per 100 million vehicle miles of travel
  • 10th in bullying incidence rate
  • 4th in sex offenders per capita
  • 6th in share of uninsured population

The least safest states included Oklahoma, Louisiana and Mississippi.

Source: WalletHub

To read the complete report, head to WalletHub's website here.

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