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State Firearm Death Rates, Ranked by Rate, 2011

 

RankStateRate
1
Louisiana 18.91
2
Mississippi 17.80
3
Alaska 17.41
4
Wyoming 16.92
5
Montana 16.74
6
Oklahoma 16.60
7 Alabama 16.34
8 Arkansas 15.72
9 South Carolina 15.09
10 West Virginia 14.99
11Arizona 14.91
12 Tennessee 14.81
13 New Mexico 14.72
14Missouri 14.21
15 Kentucky 14.13
16 Nevada 13.82
17 Georgia 12.56
18 Florida 12.46
19 Vermont 12.45
20 Idaho 12.12
21North Carolina 11.96
22 Michigan 11.70
23 Kansas 11.46
24 Pennsylvania 11.28
25 Colorado 11.20
26 Utah 10.94
27 Oregon 10.86
28 Virginia 10.71
29 Ohio 10.63
30 Maine 10.24
31 Texas 10.14
32 Indiana 9.79
33 Maryland 9.28
34 Washington 9.15
35 North Dakota 8.91
36 Nebraska 8.74
37 Illinois 8.66
38 South Dakota 8.62
39 Delaware 8.48
40 California 7.97
41 Wisconsin 7.79
42 Minnesota 7.41
43Iowa 7.18
44 New Hampshire 6.98
45Connecticut5.85
46 New Jersey 5.46
47 New York 5.11
48 Massachusetts 3.84
49 Hawaii 3.56
50 Rhode Island 3.14
.National Firearm Death Rate 10.38

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

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