Most Dangerous States for Women’s Sexual Safety

Unfortunately, rape and sexual assault is not uncommon for women in particular. In 2013, there were nearly 80,000 rapes at the rate of 25.2 per 100,000 females, according to crime data from the FBI. Using this data, we’ve calculated which states have the highest rates of sexual violence, unwanted sexual contact, stalking, and violence. As women are typically the victims of sexual crimes, we’ve put together a helpful infographic that demonstrates which states are most dangerous for women’s sexual safety.

The Most Dangerous States for Women

Most Dangerous States for Women

As you can see, Alaska is the most dangerous state for women, with high sexual and violent crime rates and a disproportionately male population.
Most Dangerous States for Women

Unfortunately, there’s no general trend or area of the country that is safer for women. Dangerous and safe states appear in combination with each other in all regions of the United States. The safest state for women is North Dakota, followed by Utah, Georgia and Florida.


For more information on how you can protect yourself from sexual and violent crimes, check out our guide for women’s safety and security. 

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Gabe Turner

Gabe Turner

Gabe Turner is an attorney and journalist with a passion for home tech and secure, efficient living. Since graduating from NYU Law, he has maintained a paradoxical existence of trying to live life adventurously while remaining staunchly risk-averse. He is torn by the dual desires of wanting to only be in Brooklyn writing about housing policy and smart home tech and aspiring to visit his friends scattered across the globe. Gabe believes that stable, safe communities are the cornerstone to a vibrant and healthy society, and it is this passion that brought him to contribute to Security Baron.

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