Where to survive a zombie apocalypse? Baltimore & Norfolk recommended.

i’ve always suspected that we here in the Chesapeake Bay region would have an edge during a zombie apocalypse, but now it’s confirmed and official.

To survive a zombie apocalypse, you’re going to need an ability to defend against the virus, ability to contain the virus, ability to find a cure and ability to outlast the epidemic with an ample food supply. CareerBuilder.com looked at the largest 53 cities in the U.S. and found that Baltimore and Norfolk, Virginia, were among the best for staying alive against zombies.

Best Cities

#1 Boston

#2 Salt Lake City, Utah

#3 Columbus, Ohio

#4 Baltimore

#5 Norfolk, Virginia


 


 

Worst Cities for Surviving a Zombie Apocalypse

New York City

Tampa

Los Angeles

Riverside-San Bernardino, California

Chicago

CareerBuilder.com did a scientific survey of the cities to come up with this. They even looked for the best cities in each category. Click here to find the breakdown. Findthehome.com also came up with a few charts and graphs. We’re in a great location to survive, but not so good to defend against zombies. I guess they don’t consider islands a good defense. Ah, well.

Map of cities that can survive zombie attack
Click on map to go to the CareerBuilder.com interactive map

Cynthia Reuter

Cynthia is a former radio reporter, turned TV producer, who started covering local politics in Missouri, then state politics, then national politics in Washington, DC. Writing about the Chesapeake Bay region is a breath of fresh-air.

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