- 24/7 Wall Street has just come out with their list of the Most Dangerous States in the U.S.
- They looked at things like violent crimes in 2019 per 100,000 residents, as well as incarceration rates, total murders and poverty rates.
- Topping the list as the Most Dangerous State in the U.S. is Alaska, which has 867.1 violent crimes per 100,000 people, with 244 adults per 100,000 people incarcerated, a poverty rate of 10.1% and 69 murders in 2019, the 14thfewest in the U.S.
- The site also notes that the most dangerous city in Alaska is Anchorage.
Top Ten Most Dangerous States in the U.S.
- New Mexico
- South Carolina
- As for the least dangerous state in the U.S., that would be Maine, with a violent crime rate of only 115.2 per 100,000 people, and the second lowest incarceration rate at 146 adults per 100,000.
Find out where your state falls HERE