Identity Theft By State, 2015

 

State Complaints per 100,000 population (1) Number of complaints Rank (2) State Complaints per 100,000 population (1) Number of complaints Rank (2)
Alabama 102.3 4,973 30 Montana 87.2 901 43
Alaska 94.3 696 40 Nebraska 100.5 1,905 34
Arizona 133.8 9,136 14 Nevada 125 3,613 19
Arkansas 97.7 2,911 37 New Hampshire 142 1,890 9
California 141.3 55,305 10 New Jersey 125.8 11,266 17
Colorado 123.2 6,724 21 New Mexico 101.1 2,109 33
Connecticut 225 8,078 2 New York 122 24,157 23
Delaware 124.9 1,181 20 North Carolina 106 10,646 29
Florida 217.4 44,063 3 North Dakota 76 575 48
Georgia 149.1 15,230 7 Ohio 134.4 15,611 12
Hawaii 62.6 896 50 Oklahoma 120 4,695 24
Idaho 101.3 1,676 32 Oregon 126.1 5,081 15
Illinois 158.7 20,414 5 Pennsylvania 116.2 14,877 25
Indiana 93.9 6,217 41 Rhode Island 141.2 1,491 11
Iowa 89.7 2,803 42 South Carolina 102.3 5,010 30
Kansas 112.7 3,282 27 South Dakota 63.1 542 49
Kentucky 80.9 3,581 46 Tennessee 107.9 7,121 28
Louisiana 94.4 4,410 39 Texas 144.3 39,630 8
Maine 113.9 1,514 26 Utah 85.7 2,567 44
Maryland 183.2 11,006 4 Vermont 83.9 525 45
Massachusetts 125.5 8,530 18 Virginia 123.2 10,329 21
Michigan 158.1 15,684 6 Washington 126.1 9,043 15
Minnesota 97.8 5,368 36 West Virginia 79.9 1,474 47
Mississippi 98.8 2,955 35 Wisconsin 134.4 7,756 12
Missouri 364.3 22,164 1 Wyoming 96.6 566 38
(1) Population figures are based on the 2015 U.S. Census population estimates. (2) Ranked by complaints per 100,000 population. The District of Columbia had 228.0 complaints per 100,000 population and 1,533 victims. States with the same ratio of complaints per 100,000 population receive the same rank. Source: Federal Trade Commission, Consumer Sentinel Network.