Top 10 States By Recreational Watercraft Accidents, 2020 (1)

 

Rank State Accidents Deaths People injured Property damage ($000)
1 Florida 804 72 514 $13,220.4
2 California 493 39 311 6,940.7
3 Texas 281 59 173 2,216.1
4 North Carolina 183 27 116 1,840.4
5 New York 175 28 124 2,201.8
6 Ohio 163 25 84 3,546.9
7 Arizona 162 10 107 1,015.5
8 Michigan 159 31 74 2,204.0
9 Tennessee 155 30 86 3,098.2
10 South Carolina 153 25 81 1,501.7
(1) Includes accidents involving $2,000 or more in property damage. Includes watercraft such as motorboats and sailboats and other vessels such as Jet Skis. Source: U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Coast Guard.