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While some folks may not believe in luck, there are plenty of people who do, but could where you live play a role in whether you have any of that luck? Well, a new report suggests that it is possible, and is warning against which state may keep you from having any good luck.

  • Best Life set out to uncover the Unluckiest State in the U.S.
  • They looked at five key metrics to come up with a 100-point Unlucky Index.
  • They looked at each state’s accident mortality rate and accident death rates, number of official natural disasters (since 1953), number of Powerball winners and unemployment rates.
  • With all that in mind, Texas was named the Unluckiest State.
  • The Lone Star state has a 39.7% rate of accidental deaths, and 360 natural disasters.
  • It has also had only two Powerball winners, with an unemployment rate of 6.9%

Top Ten Unluckiest States In The U.S.
(click here to see where your state falls on the list)

  1. Texas
  2. California
  3. New Mexico
  4. West Virginia
  5. Oklahoma
  6. Washington
  7. Mississippi
  8. Louisiana
  9. Arizona
  10. Florida
  • As for the luckiest state, that would be Utah, which gets high points for only having 47 natural disasters and an unemployment rate of just 3%, although they have not had any Powerball winners.

Source: Best Life