Ranking states by gun violence

Are you thinking of moving to another state? Looking for a state to visit on holiday? Gun violence in America varies so much between states, the rate of gun violence per population should be one factor in determining which state to choose.

The five most dangerous states in 2020 were: Mississippi, Louisiana, Wyoming, Missouri and Alabama.

The safest state in 2020 were: Hawaii, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Rhode Island and New York.

For a complete listing, go to Stats of the States – Firearm Mortality (cdc.gov).