IDENTITY THEFT BY STATE, 2011
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 82.5 3,942 12 Montana 39.4 390 47
Alaska 44.5 316 40 Nebraska 47.6 869 38
Arizona 98.5 6,296 4 Nevada 89.9 2,427 7
Arkansas 63.9 1,862 28 New Hampshire 46.9 617 39
California 103.6 38,607 3 New Jersey 86.4 7,599 8
Colorado 82.6 4,156 11 New Mexico 78.2 1,610 16
Connecticut 67.5 2,413 22 New York 92.3 17,880 6
Delaware 83.5 750 10 North Carolina 65.9 6,287 25
Florida 178.7 33,595 1 North Dakota 23.2 156 50
Georgia 120.0 11,625 2 Ohio 64.8 7,479 26
Hawaii 42.9 583 42 Oklahoma 56.4 2,115 32
Idaho 42.0 658 43 Oregon 58.1 2,226 31
Illinois 80.8 10,361 14 Pennsylvania 79.2 10,061 15
Indiana 54.8 3,555 33 Rhode Island 58.3 614 30
Iowa 39.7 1,208 45 South Carolina 68.5 3,168 20
Kansas 67.1 1,914 24 South Dakota 25.3 206 49
Kentucky 43.6 1,891 41 Tennessee 67.4 4,275 23
Louisiana 64.7 2,934 27 Texas 96.1 24,162 5
Maine 37.9 503 48 Utah 54.8 1,514 34
Maryland 86.3 4,980 9 Vermont 41.4 259 44
Massachusetts 63.0 4,128 29 Virginia 67.7 5,416 21
Michigan 82.1 8,119 13 Washington 72.2 4,853 18
Minnesota 50.4 2,671 35 West Virginia 39.4 731 46
Mississippi 74.5 2,210 17 Wisconsin 48.9 2,782 37
Missouri 71.5 4,282 19 Wyoming 49.7 280 36

(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 166.0 complaints per 100,000 population and 999 victims.

Source: Federal Trade Commission.