News New York ranked 10th safest state in the nation: Poll By IVAN PEREIRA email@example.com @IvanPer4 Updated June 16, 2014 7:07 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email New York came in 10th in a national ranking of the safest states in the nation. Finance resource website WalletHub compared various metrics, including workplace safety, emergency preparedness, traffic safety and financial security, from the 50 states and Washington, D.C. to come up with its list. New York ranked well when it came to assaults per capita and annual consumer savings account averages, but Superstorm Sandy put the state 34th when it came to disaster safety, according to WalletHub's CEO Odysseas Papadimitriou . "Had it not been for [Superstorm] Sandy, it would have been higher," he said. Where the state ranked in various categories: 10th-- Murder and Non-negligent Manslaughter per Capita 12th-- Fatalities per 100 Million Vehicle Miles of Travel 28th-- Employer Health Insurance Coverage Rates 45th-- Public Hospital Rankings12th-- Percentage of Population Without Health Insurance Coverage19th-- Percentage of People Who Spend More Than They Make By IVAN PEREIRA firstname.lastname@example.org @IvanPer4 Ivan has been a staff reporter with amNewYork since May 2012 and covers breaking news, politics and enterprise stories. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.