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Real Estate Website Determines U.S. States Most and Least Likely to Survive Zombie Apocalypse


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If movies and TV shows have taught us anything over the years, it's that the zombie apocalypse is all but inevitable, and that we will all someday have to fight off hordes of the undead, who want nothing more than to take bites out of us and turn us into them. How can you make sure you're one of the few survivors? Well, it just might depend on where you choose to live.

Real estate website Estately has done extensive research to determine which U.S. states are the most and least prepared for the impending apocalypse, ranking each state based on 11 key pieces of criteria, ranging from obesity rates to the number of active military personnel in any given area. Other pieces of criteria include the number of guns in a state and even the number of paintball enthusiasts, with the site suggesting that skills on the paintball field could translate to skills in a post-apocalyptic wasteland. Kinda makes sense, doesn't it?!

After doing all their research, they determined that Alaska is the best place to go if the dead start rising from their graves, and that New Jersey will be the first to fall - sorry, Jay and Silent Bob! Other states with high survivability rates include Wyoming, Colorado and Ohio, and states like Mississippi, New York and Connecticut join New Jersey on the very bottom of the list. Also towards the bottom is Georgia, which is worthy of noting because it's where The Walking Dead takes place.

Check out the full chart over on Estately, to find out how your state ranks.

And be sure to grab yourself the official Walking Dead survival kit, which will come in handy no matter what state you find yourself in when grandma lunges for your neck!