Some cities are a utopia and others are a straight-up, Joker-ridden Gotham City. Which version do you reside in? Chances are, you already know how likely you are to find find a baby wielding a shotgun in its stroller. But, how does your state stack up to neighboring states?
The FBI released statistics on violent crimes in 2017 that broke down this exact question. Each state's violent crimes were checked against population in order to find out which state was the most dangerous.
Let’s take a look at crime rates by state. You never know, armed with these crime rates by state, you can plan a move to better pastures. Or, you can plan a move to a town that needs a spandex-clad, bat helmet-wearing vigilante to save it from itself. Your call. You do you. In this list, you'll see how all 50 of the United States rank, starting with the safest and counting down all the way to the most dangerous state in the nation.