Illinois Is Way Safer Than You Expected According To New Study
After all the bad news you hear coming from Illinois, Chicago and Rockford included, you'd expect the state would be ranked lower.
However, a new study from WalletHub shows Illinois is actual way safer than you think.
Illinois ranked #17 out of 51, scoring a 52.29, based on five different factors.
The factors include:
- Home & Community Safety
- Financial Safety
- Road Safety
- Workplace Safety
- Safety from Natural Disasters
The data shared shows Illinois ranking #2 in Road Safety. The other four, put Illinois in the 20s and 30s.
The safest state in the country? Vermont. They came in with a score of 66.78 and lead the way in Home and Community Safety.
The least safe? Mississippi. They ranked very poorly in nearly every category, coming in at #50 for Road Safety.
In case you were wondering, Wisconsin is more safe overall than Illinois. The dairy state ranked just outside of the top 10 with a score of 55.54.