Terminix Releases List of Top 50 Mosquito Cities

Terminix Releases List of Top 50 Mosquito Cities

By using service data across 300+ branches nationwide, Terminix identified 25 cities where residents had the highest number of mosquito services last year.

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While many in the United States think of mosquitoes as little more than nuisances that cause itchy red bumps, they can transmit serious diseases — including West Nile virus — and globally, they are vectors for deadly illnesses including malaria. In fact, according to the World Health Organization, mosquitoes are the world’s deadliest animal.That’s why, in recognition of World Mosquito Day, Terminix has released its list of the top 25 cities impacted by mosquitoes.
 
Where Are Mosquitoes Common?
 
By using service data across 300+ branches nationwide, Terminix identified 25 cities where residents had the highest number of mosquito services last year*:
 
1.      Los Angeles, CA
2.      Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
3.      Houston, TX
4.      New York, NY
5.      Washington, D.C.
6.      Atlanta, GA
7.      Philadelphia, PA
8.      Memphis, TN
9.      Baltimore, MD
10.   Chicago, IL
11.   Miami, FL
12.   San Francisco
13.   Boston, MA
14.   Orlando, FL
15.   Nashville, TN
16.   Tampa, FL
17.   San Antonio, TX
18.   Phoenix, AZ
19.   Austin, TX
20.   Oklahoma City, OK
21.   Little Rock, AR
22.   Mobile, AL
23.   Indianapolis, IN
24.   Detroit, MI
25.   Cincinnati, OH
26.   Fresno, CA
27.   St. Louis, MO
28.   West Palm Beach, FL
29.   San Diego, CA
30.   Sacramento, CA
31.   Louisville, KY
32.   Jacksonville, FL
33.   Columbus, OH
34.   Tulsa, OK
35.   Shreveport, LA
36.   Kansas City, MO
37.   Jackson, MS
38.   Cleveland, OH
39.   Tyler-Longview, TX
40.   Birmingham, AL
41.   Fort Smith, AR
42.   Montgomery, AL
43.   Baton Rouge, LA
44.   Chattanooga, TN
45.   Honolulu, HI
46.   Richmond, VA
47.   Corpus Christi, TX
48.   Paducah, KY
49.   Milwaukee, WI
50.   Denver, CO
 
*This ranking was created by compiling mosquito-specific data of services rendered at more than 300 Terminix branches across the country. The rankings represent Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) with the highest number of actual services between July 1, 2017 and July 1, 2018.