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State Firearm Death Rates, Ranked by Rate, 2010

 

RankStateRate
1
Alaska20.28
2
Louisiana19.06
3
Montana16.58
4
Alabama16.36
5
Wyoming16.32
6
Mississippi16.01
7West Virginia 14.73
8Tennessee14.69
9Nevada14.63
10New Mexico 14.62
11Arizona14.57
12Arkansas14.37
13Oklahoma14.34
14Missouri14.13
15South Carolina 14.01
16Kentucky12.79
17Idaho12.63
18Georgia12.62
19Florida12.06
20Oregon11.95
21North Carolina 11.78
22Utah11.36
23Vermont11.19
24Colorado11.04
25Virginia10.94
26Indiana10.93
27Michigan10.89
28Texas10.79
29Kansas10.51
30Pennsylvania10.29
31Ohio9.95
32Delaware9.80
33North Dakota 9.66
34Maryland9.32
35South Dakota 9.21
36Washington9.06
37New Hampshire 8.96
38 Wisconsin8.81
39 Maine8.51
40Nebraska8.32
41Illinois8.29
42California7.88
43Iowa6.99
44Minnesota6.88
45Connecticut5.85
46New York 5.22
47New Jersey 5.19
48Rhode Island 4.66
49Massachusetts4.12
50Hawaii3.31
.National Firearm Death Rate10.25

*Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Control and Prevention.

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