Most infested bed bug cities

Orkin tracks data on bed bug reports and treatments, and recently shared that bed bug reports continued to grow throughout 2013, and they expect it to continue to grow into 2014.  Rollins, the parent company for Orikin reported a 20% increase in bed bug business vs 2012.

Chicago Bed Bugs

Chicago tops the list as the city with the most bed bug reports says Orkin.

Orkin also recently released it’s list of the most infested  bed bug cities in the United States.   The bed bug problem in Chicago, the number 1 more infested city, has gotten so bad, that the city passed ordinances on bed bugs.

Most infested bed bug cities

Here’s the list of most infested bed bug cities:

  1. Chicago
  2. Los Angeles
  3. Columbus, OH
  4. Detroit
  5. Cincinnati
  6. Cleveland/Akron/Canton
  7. Dayton, OH
  8. Washington D.C.
  9. Denver
  10. Indianapolis
  11. Richmond/Petersburg, VA
  12. Raleigh/Durham/Fayetteville, NC
  13. Dallas/Ft. Worth
  14. Syracuse, NY
  15. Atlanta
  16. Houston
  17. New York City
  18. Seattle/Tacoma
  19. San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose
  20. Boston
  21. Milwaukee
  22. Miami/Ft. Lauderdale
  23. Nashville, TN
  24. Pittsburgh
  25. Charlotte, NC
  26. San Diego
  27. Baltimore
  28. Phoenix
  29. Cedar Rapids/Waterloo, IA
  30. Charleston/Huntington, WV
  31. Knoxville, TN
  32. Louisville, KY
  33. Grand Rapids/Kalamazoo, MI
  34. Hartford/New Haven, CT
  35. Champaign/Springfield, IL
  36. Greenville/Spartanburg/Asheville, SC
  37. Omaha, NE
  38. Buffalo, NY
  39. Lincoln/Hastings/Kearney, NE
  40. Lexington, KY
  41. Sacramento/Stockton/Modesto, CA
  42. Colorado Springs/Pueblo, CO
  43. Albany/Schenectady/Troy, NY
  44. Minneapolis/St. Paul
  45. Honolulu
  46. Toledo, OH
  47. Peoria/Bloomington, IL
  48. Davenport, IA/Moline, IL
  49. New Orleans
  50. Kansas City

Did your city make the list of most infested bed bug cities?  Regardless of whether it did or didn’t, you should be inspecting your home for bed bugs.  Read more about how to inspect your home for bed bugs.

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