Alaska one of the most unsafe states, according to analysis

    Only Oklahoma and Mississippi rank lower than Alaska.

    Alaska is one of the most unsafe states, beyond crime rate statistics, according to a new analysis.

    Wallet-Hub ranks Alaska 49th out of all 50 states and the District of Columbia on 25 factors, such as number of law-enforcement employees per capita and financial security.

    Alaska ranks low for "home and community safety," with the third most assaults per capita.

    Alaska also lags behind other states for road safety and workplace safety, with the most fatal occupational injuries per worker, after North Dakota and Wyoming.

    Only Oklahoma and Mississippi rank lower than Alaska, overall.

    Vermont is the safest state, along with Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.

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