New study: Connecticut ranks in top 10 of safest states in US

Connecticut has ranked the seventh safest state in the country, according to a new survey.
The study by WalletHub reviewed safety in states based on COVID-19 vaccination rates, murder and assault rates, job security, and car crashes.    
On a scale from one to 25, where one is the safest and 25 is average, Connecticut scored fifth for percentage of residents being vaccinated for COVID-19.
Connecticut also ranked third safest for murders and non-negligent homicide.  
Connecticut scored 15th for loss amounts as a result of climate disaster and 17th for bullying incidents.
Connecticut scored a one in job security.
For the full report, click here.