Identity Theft by State

Take a look at the identity theft by state stats. These state identity stats are from 2016 but give you a good ideal of the stats that have the biggest problems with it. Regardless you should protect yourself signing up for an inexpensive Identity Shield plan here.

Top 10 States with Highest Per Capita Rates of Identity Theft*:
1. Michigan 175.6 06. Connecticut 137.9
2. Florida 166.8 07. Maryland 137.1
3. Delaware 155.9 08. Missouri 136.1
4. California 139.5 09. Nevada 135.8
5. Illinois 138.0 10. Arizona 126.2
*Complaints per 100,000 population

Metropolitan areas with highest per capita rates of identity theft:
1. Ann Arbor, Mich. 06. Tallahassee, Fla
2. Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. 07. San Francisco, Calif.
3. Detroit, Mich. 08. Orlando, Fla.
4. St. Louis, Mo. 09. Niles-Benton Harbor, Mich.
5. Naples, Fla. 10. Lansing-East Lansing, Mich.
Source: Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book, FTC March 2017

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