Ohio Ranks In Bottom Third In Wallethub's "Safest States" Study

June is National Safety Month. With the U.S. recently hit hard by tragedies from wildfires to mass shootings, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019's Safest States in America as well as accompanying videos.

In order to help families find the most secure places to settle down, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 52 key metrics. The data set ranges from assaults per capita to unemployment rate to total loss amounts from climate disasters per capita.

Safest States in America

1 Minnesota

2 Vermont

3 Maine

4 Utah

5 Connecticut

6 New Hampshire

7 Iowa

8 Hawaii

9 Massachusetts

10 Wyoming

Least Safe States in America

41 South Dakota

42 Montana

43 Missouri

44 Oklahoma

45 Alabama

46 Texas

47 Arkansas

48 Florida

49 Louisiana

50 Mississippi

As for Ohio, the buckeye state had middle of the road rankings in all but two categories. In financial safety rank, Ohio was listed 43rd. While the best performing sub category was road safety rank, in which the state ranked 19th.

You can see the full report by clicking here.

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