50 States and DC ranked by Zombie Apocalypse survivability

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50. Delaware

Delaware was the first colony to become a state and as such it has a long history and a lot of historic sites as a result. It’s also a state covered in dense forests and it is on the Atlantic Coast so it has lots of beachfront property.

Like all of the states that have the ocean on their border, the last thing you want is to be pushed toward the ocean by a herd of zombies. There’s nowhere to go if that happens. On the other hand, the ocean will be a pretty solid food source so learning to fish will be a good tool to increase your ability to survive.

If you consider the main house at Hilltop on The Walking Dead, anyone who says that old historic buildings aren’t helpful is foolish. They’ve lasted this long for a reason, so heading to your nearest landmark, like the Old State House, could be your best bet. Unfortunately, you won’t be the only one with this idea so you’ll have to get there first.

If nothing else, consider that the Native Americans and the early settlers lived in Delaware without any of the modern-day creature comforts we enjoy today, so if you can find a place to get away from the zombies you should be able to survive in the long-term. The state has just about everything you would need to live in the long term…if you can avoid the zombies.