FBI releases highest rapes per state

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Alaska Has Highest Rate

A list of states with the highest rape rates has been released and Alaska has the highest level of rapes at 3 times the national average. The FBI has stated that “reported rape is higher in Alaska than any other state.”

Rates are the number of reported forcible rapes per 100,000 people.


1. New Jersey – 11.7

2. New York – 14.6

3. Virginia – 17.7


4. Vermont – 19.3

5. North Carolina – 20.3

6. Hawaii – 20.5

7. California – 20.6

8. Maryland – 21

9. Wisconsin – 21.3

10. Georgia – 21.4

11. West Virginia – 22.7

12. Massachusetts – 24.7

13. Missouri – 25.1

14. Louisiana – 25.2

15. Indiana – 25.5

16. Connecticut – 25.6

17. Pennsylvania – 26.1

18. Delaware – 26.5

19. Wyoming – 26.7

20. Alabama – 26.9

21. Florida – 27.2

22. Rhode Island – 27.4

23. Mississippi – 27.5

24. Illinois – 27.7

25. Maine – 28

26. Iowa – 28.3

27. Kentucky – 29

28. Oregon – 29.2

29. Texas – 29.6

30. Idaho – 30

31. Minnesota – 30.5

32. Tennessee – 31.5

33. Ohio – 31.7

34. Washington – 31.8

35. Utah – 33

36. Nevada – 33.7

37. New Hampshire – 34

38. Arizona – 34.7

39. South Carolina – 35.5

40. Kansas – 36.5

41. District of Columbia – 37.3

42. Montana – 37.7

43. Nebraska – 38.3

44. North Dakota 38.9

45. Colorado – 40.7

46. Oklahoma – 41.6

47. Arkansas – 42.3

48. New Mexico – 45.9

49. Michigan – 46.4

50. South Dakota – 70.2

51. Alaska – 79.7

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