Between COVID-19 and violent protests, a lot of Americans are thinking about their safety. A new study finds Alabama is the eighth least safe/most dangerous state in the country.
The study was conducted by personal finance website WalletHub. It looked at 53 different metrics. Alabama did poorly in crime categories and risks due to climate disasters. Here is how Alabama ranked:
18th – Law-Enforcement Employees per Capita
32nd – Fatal Occupational Injuries
33rd – Share of Uninsured Population
34th – Sex Offenders per Capita
36th – Vehicle Fatalities
39th – Coronavirus Support
40th – Loss Amounts from Climate Disasters
46th – Murders & Non-Negligent Manslaughters
46th – Assaults
Mississippi is the least safe/most dangerous state. Florida is the third least sage/most dangerous state.
Maine is the safest state, according to the study.
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