51. Rhode Island
Rhode Island is both the best and worst place to be stuck in a zombie apocalypse. On the one hand, for anyone who saw the zombie apocalypse coming and has supplies on hand, having a space that is mostly surrounded by water and is easily defensible would be a huge advantage.
However, if you are vacationing in Rhode Island and find yourself on your own, it’s not going to be easy. Supplies will be limited and getting to the mainland will be a challenge. If there is a herd of zombies to fight off, you don’t have many places to hide, and hopefully you won’t find yourself being chased toward the beach. Keep in mind that when the outbreak starts you won’t be alone, so you’ll have to find a place to hide where you can collect supplies and hole up until it’s safe to go outside.
For the sake of transparency, it would be unfair to leave out the fact Rhode Island is doing some pioneering work regarding sustainability via wind power. While other states will be in trouble regarding massive blackouts, the Ocean State has a very reliable power source that could make it a great place to rebuild a community.