America Under Fire

How the 50 States Measure Up

Alabama (5)

Alaska (2)

Arizona (8)

Arkansas (14)

California (38)

Colorado (26)

Connecticut (45)

Delaware (29)

Florida (27)

Georgia (17)

Hawaii (49)

Idaho (22)

Illinois (40)

Indiana (20)

Iowa (44)

Kansas (18)

Kentucky (16)

Louisiana (1)

Maine (36)

Maryland (34)

Massachusetts (50)

Michigan (33)

Minnesota (43)

Mississippi (3)

Missouri (15)

Montana (9)

Nebraska (39)

Nevada (11)

New Hampshire (42)

New Jersey (46)

New Mexico (12)

New York (47)

North Carolina (21)

North Dakota (24)

Ohio (35)

Oklahoma (10)

Oregon (30)

Pennsylvania (28)

Rhode Island (48)

South Carolina (6)

South Dakota (19)

Tennessee (13)

Texas (25)

Utah (32)

Vermont (31)

Virginia (23)

Washington (37)

West Virginia (4)

Wisconsin (41)

Wyoming (7)

District of Columbia

Source: For full source information, please see the Methodology section of Chelsea Parsons and Eugenio Weigend, "America Under Fire: An Analysis of Gun Violence in the United States and the Link to Weak Gun Laws" (Washington: Center for American Progress, 2016).

Level of gun violence

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