What Are the Worst States for Crime and Quality of Life?

What are the 15 worst states in the U.S? U.S. News & World Reports ranked all based on education, economy, opportunity, infrastructure, crime and corrections, fiscal stability and quality of life. Here are the 15 worst states according to those rankings.
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What Are the Worst States for Crime and Quality of Life? Jim Sorbie/Dennis Church/Spencer Means/ Creative Commons CC0/Flickr

Worst 15 U.S. states in pictures.

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Texas was ranked the 15th worst state, scoring especially poorly for opportunity and quality of life. Creative Commons CC0