Indiana and Illinois both come in the top 20 with Indiana at number 17, and Illinois listed at number 8. Kentucky on the other hand is in the lower half, coming in at number 36.
The overall safest state is Massachusetts. And the state that ranks the most dangerous is Nevada.
You can find the full list at http://wallethub.com/edu/2014s-safest-states-to-live-in/4566/.