Vermont Named the Safest State in America by WalletHub
WalletHub recently compiled a list of the safest states in America, and Vermont came out on top of the rankings. Neighboring states Maine and New Hampshire ranked second and third on the list.
In order to determine the safest states in which to live, WalletHub compared the 50 states across five key dimensions: 1) Personal & Residential Safety, 2) Financial Safety, 3) Road Safety, 4) Workplace Safety, and 5) Emergency Preparedness. Under those categories they looked at 53 key safety indicators.
Vermont scored the highest on residential safety and workplace safety.