IDENTITY THEFT VICTIMS BY STATE, 2008
State Victims per
100,000
population (1)
Number of
victims
Rank (2) State Victims per
100,000
population (1)
Number of
victims
Rank (2)
Alabama 93.1 4,342 13 Montana 46.5 450 47
Alaska 71.4 490 34 Nebraska 59.2 1,055 37
Arizona 149.0 9,683 1 Nevada 126.0 3,275 5
Arkansas 72.4 2,068 30 New Hampshire 57.7 759 38
California 139.1 51,140 2 New Jersey 94.2 8,181 12
Colorado 100.9 4,983 10 New Mexico 104.9 2,081 9
Connecticut 86.6 3,031 17 New York 116.2 22,647 6
Delaware 86.9 759 15 North Carolina 82.5 7,609 21
Florida 133.3 24,440 3 North Dakota 35.7 229 49
Georgia 111.0 10,748 7 Ohio 71.7 8,237 32
Hawaii 55.2 711 42 Oklahoma 74.0 2,696 28
Idaho 56.9 867 39 Oregon 77.5 2,937 26
Illinois 106.4 13,726 8 Pennsylvania 86.1 10,723 18
Indiana 72.0 4,589 31 Rhode Island 78.4 824 25
Iowa 44.9 1,347 48 South Carolina 73.5 3,292 29
Kansas 71.6 2,005 33 South Dakota 33.8 272 50
Kentucky 56.1 2,396 40 Tennessee 80.2 4,982 24
Louisiana 86.6 3,819 16 Texas 130.3 31,708 4
Maine 47.3 623 45 Utah 64.9 1,775 36
Maryland 96.1 5,412 11 Vermont 47.6 296 44
Massachusetts 83.2 5,408 20 Virginia 81.7 6,349 22
Michigan 83.6 8,363 19 Washington 89.4 5,855 14
Minnesota 67.6 3,528 35 West Virginia 47.7 866 43
Mississippi 80.5 2,367 23 Wisconsin 56.0 3,152 41
Missouri 75.0 4,433 27 Wyoming 46.9 250 46

(1) Population figures are based on the 2008 U.S. Census population estimates.
(2) Ranked by victims per 100,000 population. The District of Columbia had 165.4 victims per 100,000 population and 979 victims.

Source: Federal Trade Commission.