Massachusetts is safest state to live in

Massachusetts is safest state to live in

June is National Safety Month so WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis on 2015’s Safest States to Live In to help people who are thinking of relocating.

Massachusetts is safest state to live in

To help prospective movers find a safe location in which to lay down roots, WalletHub analyzed the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia across 20 key metrics. Some of the metrics in our data set include the number of assaults per 100,000 residents, the number of fatal occupational injuries per 100,000 employees and the percentage of the population lacking health insurance coverage.

Safety Conditions in Massachusetts (1=Safest; 25=Avg.)
9th – Number of Murders & Non-Negligent Manslaughters per 100,000 Residents
11th – Estimated Property Losses from Climate Disasters per 100,000 Residents
2nd – Number of Fatal Occupational Injuries per 100,000 Employees
2nd – Number of Fatalities per 100 Million Vehicle Miles of Travel
22nd – Number of Law Enforcement Employees per 100,000 Residents
22nd – Unemployment Rate
5th – Bullying Incidents Rate
9th – Number of Sex Offenders per 100,000 Residents
1st – Share of the Population with No Health Insurance
For the full report, please visit here.

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