The United States Peace Index

The United States Peace Index came out with the list of most peaceful and least peaceful states.

Take a look at the list and see if you see the same trend as I do.

The group lists the ten most peaceful states in order as:
  •  Maine
  • New Hampshire
  • Vermont
  • Minnesota
  •  North Dakota
  •  Utah
  • Massachusetts
  •  Rhode Island
  • Iowa
  • Washington.

Least peaceful states in order
  •  Louisiana
  • Tennessee
  • Nevada
  •  Florida
  • Alabama
  • Texas
  •  Arkansas
  •  Oklahoma
  •  South Carolina
  • Maryland

Most peaceful states:
  •  Maine - Blue
  • New Hampshire - Blue
  • Vermont - Blue
  • Minnesota - Blue
  •  North Dakota - Red
  •  Utah - Red
  • Massachusetts - Blue
  •  Rhode Island - Blue
  • Iowa - Blue2008 election, could be red now
  • Washington - Blue


Least peaceful states:
  •  Louisiana - Red
  • Tennessee - Red
  • Nevada - Blue2008 election, most likely red now
  •  Florida - Blue2008 election, most likely red now
  • Alabama - Red
  • Texas - Red
  •  Arkansas - Red
  •  Oklahoma - Red
  •  South Carolina - Red
  • Maryland - Blue

Notice any trends based on the political affiliations and violence?

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