Top 10 States By Recreational Watercraft Accidents, 2018 (1)

 

Rank State Accidents Deaths  People injured Property damage ($000)
1 Florida 607 57 297 $7,137
2 California 322 34 207 1,970
3 Texas 204 38 123 1,800
4 North Carolina 182 30 108 4,128
5 New York 143 20 93 974
6 South Carolina 130 16 80 1,089
7 Arizona 129 11 74 2,277
8 Ohio 126 17 55 2,921
9 Maryland 122 16 85 1,123
10 Missouri 122 14 99 1,274
(1) Includes accidents involving $2,000 or more in property damage. Includes motorboats, sailboats, and personal watercraft. Source: U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Coast Guard.