Terminix Releases Top 15 Termite Infested Cities List

Terminix Releases Top 15 Termite Infested Cities List

The company released its ranking of the 15 most-infested cities, and revealed that residents of Mobile (Ala.) reported the most cases of termite infestations in 2016, followed by three cities in Texas and four in Florida.

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March 20, 2017
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MEMPHIS - On March 20, Terminix released its ranking of the 15 most-infested cities, and revealed that residents of Mobile, Ala. reported the most cases of termite infestations in 2016, followed by three cities in Texas and four in Florida. 

In addition to the warmer weather, the high number of infestations in Florida can also be attributed to the presence of six invasive termite species. As you’ve previously reported,  researchers from the University of Florida predict half of South Florida’s structures could be impacted by termite damages by the year 2040.

See below for a look at the top 15 cities.

1. Mobile, Ala.
2. San Antonio, Texas
3. Memphis, Tenn.
4. Tampa, Fla.
5. Miami, Fla.
6. Los Angeles, Calif.
7. Orlando, Fla.
8. Jacksonville, Fla.
9. Dallas, Texas
10. Baton Rouge, La.
11. Houston, Texas
12. Oklahoma City, Okla.
13. San Diego, Calif.
14. Philadelphia, Pa.
15. Little Rock, Ark. 

Homeowners can help reduce the risk of termites accessing their homes through proper yard upkeep, exterior home maintenance and moisture control.