Identity Theft By State, 2018 (1)

 

State Complaints per 100,000 population (2) Number of complaints Rank (3) State Complaints per 100,000 population (2) Number of complaints Rank (3)
Alabama 108 5,241 19 Montana 76 799 35
Alaska 69 507 41 Nebraska 67 1,281 42
Arizona 126 8,853 11 Nevada 194 5,816 2
Arkansas 73 2,197 38 New Hampshire 117 1,565 15
California 186 73,668 3 New Jersey 125 11,273 13
Colorado 110 6,151 18 New Mexico 96 2,000 27
Connecticut 108 3,864 19 New York 122 24,248 14
Delaware 158 1,517 7 North Carolina 112 11,481 16
D.C. 167 1,156 5 North Dakota 63 474 44
Florida 180 37,797 4 Ohio 88 10,268 31
Georgia 229 23,871 1 Oklahoma 79 3,109 34
Hawaii 72 1,021 40 Oregon 101 4,179 22
Idaho 80 1,368 33 Pennsylvania 107 13,725 21
Illinois 127 16,296 10 Puerto Rico 51 1,710 51
Indiana 74 4,918 36 Rhode Island 93 990 29
Iowa 53 1,654 50 South Carolina 126 6,339 11
Kansas 74 2,142 36 South Dakota 56 486 48
Kentucky 57 2,522 47 Tennessee 101 6,808 22
Louisiana 111 5,202 17 Texas 159 45,030 6
Maine 56 744 48 Utah 94 2,915 28
Maryland 145 8,747 8 Vermont 51 316 51
Massachusetts 93 6,387 29 Virginia 97 8,196 25
Michigan 140 13,952 9 Washington 100 7,380 24
Minnesota 73 4,070 38 West Virginia 58 1,051 45
Mississippi 97 2,894 25 Wisconsin 64 3,731 43
Missouri 85 5,222 32 Wyoming 58 338 45
(1) Includes the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. (2) Population figures are based on the 2018 U.S. Census population estimates. (3) Ranked by complaints per 100,000 population. States with the same number of complaints per 100,000 population receive the same rank. Source: Federal Trade Commission, Consumer Sentinel Network.