New York City Is The Worst Place To Be During A Zombie Apocalypse

If you think the MTA is rough, they'll be a lot less accommodating during the end times.

If (or, let's face it: when) your neighbors are all infected with the virus, you'd better pray to your lucky stars you don't live in New York City. On CareerBuilder's Zombie Apocalypse Index, a "totally necessary and 100 percent practical survey," New York is ranked as the worst city in which to find yourself amidst the zombie apocalypse.

If you're an unfortunate resident of the Big Apple when the end times strike, you'll want to run up to Boston. The Massachusetts capital scored the safest, based on its ability to fight, contain, find a cure for and outlast an epidemic with ample food.

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Click here to get to the interactive map to see where your city stacks up. Or better yet, just get to Boston immediately.

CareerBuilder analyzed data from labor market data analyst Economic Modeling Specialists International, and, not only are Bostonians resilient, the city's varied trade skills, resources and population density give it the edge over the 52 other populated metro areas in the country.

Check out the interactive map, featuring the full ranking of the best and worst cities, and see who made the top 10 below:

  1. Boston, Massachusetts
  2. Salt Lake City, Utah
  3. Columbus, Ohio
  4. Baltimore, Maryland
  5. Virginia Beach, Virginia
  6. Seattle, Washington
  7. San Diego, California
  8. Kansas City, Missouri
  9. Denver, Colorado
  10. Indianapolis, Indiana

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