IDENTITY THEFT BY STATE, 2010
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 69.9 3,339 15 Montana 39.6 392 44
Alaska 48.2 342 37 Nebraska 47.1 860 38
Arizona 102.5 6,549 2 Nevada 89.7 2,423 6
Arkansas 57.2 1,667 31 New Hampshire 38.2 503 46
California 102.4 38,148 3 New Jersey 77.4 6,807 12
Colorado 78.8 3,961 11 New Mexico 86.1 1,773 7
Connecticut 65.2 2,330 21 New York 85.1 16,494 8
Delaware 73.9 664 13 North Carolina 62.8 5,986 24
Florida 114.8 21,581 1 North Dakota 29.6 199 49
Georgia 97.1 9,404 4 Ohio 59.3 6,844 28
Hawaii 43.3 589 41 Oklahoma 59.6 2,234 27
Idaho 46.5 729 39 Oregon 58.9 2,256 30
Illinois 80.6 10,345 10 Pennsylvania 71.0 9,025 14
Indiana 54.9 3,560 33 Rhode Island 55.0 579 32
Iowa 36.5 1,111 47 South Carolina 58.9 2,726 29
Kansas 60.2 1,717 26 South Dakota 24.6 200 50
Kentucky 42.6 1,847 42 Tennessee 65.8 4,175 19
Louisiana 63.9 2,896 22 Texas 96.1 24,158 5
Maine 32.0 425 48 Utah 53.8 1,488 34
Maryland 82.9 4,784 9 Vermont 39.2 245 45
Massachusetts 61.8 4,044 25 Virginia 63.3 5,065 23
Michigan 69.6 6,880 16 Washington 69.1 4,646 17
Minnesota 49.2 2,612 36 West Virginia 40.5 750 43
Mississippi 67.1 1,992 18 Wisconsin 44.9 2,553 40
Missouri 65.5 3,920 20 Wyoming 51.5 290 35

(1) Population figues are based on the 2010 U.S. Census population estimates.
(2) Ranked per complaints per 100,000 population. The District of Columbia had 153.4 complaints per 100,000 population and 923 victims.

Source: Federal Trade Commission.