The Northeast that is...the Northeast US.
Key findings from the US 2012 Peace Index:
- Maine is the most peaceful state for the 11th consecutive year.
- Wyoming has improved the most while Arizona records the biggest fall.
- Cambridge, Mass., metro area is the most peaceful, Detroit the least peaceful.
- The U.S. is more peaceful than at any time in the last 20 years.
Guess where you'll find the least peace? Louisiana is the least peaceful. The South is the least peaceful region with the highest homicide, violent crime, and incarceration rates, as well as the highest prevalence of gun ownership, and the second highest police employee rate.
Here's the executive summary of the 2012 Peace Index.
Edited, Apr 24th 2012 5:07pm by Elinda