What State In The USA Has The Most Serial Killers?

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According to reliable data, The United States of America has recorded a number of serial killers than any other country in the world. A sum of 12, 746 victims of serial killings were identified nationwide between 1990 and 2020. Also, California is recorded to have the highest number of serial murders with a total of 1,777. Texas followed with a total of 984.

However, Washington DC also records the highest number of serial killings with about 25 victims in about 100,000 residents. Alaska has the second highest killings with a total of 7 per 100,000. Louisiana follows with 6.5 killings in about 100,000 homes.

Most serial killers are recorded to be in the field for money or a hobby. About 32% of the serial killers claimed that they killed their victims for money and about a quarter of them claimed they found delight in killing. Also, about 18% of them are reported to have anger issues. Gang activities also had a record of 6%.

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Every single 50 states in the United States of America have had a notorious and ruthless serial killer in it. For example, Ted Bundy comes from Florida, John Wayne Gacy also comes from Illinois and Charles Edmund Cullen also hails from New Jersey.

States With The Most Serial Killers

  1. California – 1,777
  2. Texas – 984
  3. Florida – 933
  4. Illinois – 680
  5. New York – 677
  6. Ohio – 505
  7. Pennsylvania – 462
  8. Michigan – 425
  9. Georgia – 409
  10. Washington – 396

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Serial Killer State By Numbers

Serial Killers
  1. California – 1,777
  2. Ohio – 505
  3. Montana – 47
  4. Florida – 933
  5. Michigan – 425
  6. Nebraska l – 82
  7. Oregon – 175
  8. Alabama – 199
  9. South Carolina – 198
  10. Georgia – 409
  11. New Jersey – 232
  12. West Virginia – 43
  13. Idaho – 45
  14. Rhode Island – 25
  15. Wisconsin – 118
  16. Vermont – 11
  17. Iowa – 53
  18. North Dakota – 13
  19. Delaware – 16
  20. Minnesota – 81
  21. South Dakota – 10
  22. Connecticut – 134
  23. Nevada – 117
  24. Pennsylvania – 462
  25. Maryland – 213
  26. New Mexico – 72
  27. New York – 677
  28. Mississippi – 98
  29. Texas – 984
  30. Virginia – 272
  31. Tennessee – 208
  32. Massachusetts – 200
  33. North Carolina – 295
  34. Colorado – 161
  35. Arizona – 188
  36. Maine – 35
  37. Alaska – 64
  38. Louisiana – 344
  39. Kansas – 181
  40. Missouri 350
  41. Wyoming – 32
  42. Illinois – 680
  43. Indiana – 349
  44. Washington – 396
  45. Oklahoma – 200
  46. Arkansas – 143
  47. Kentucky – 212
  48. Utah – 86
  49. New Hampshire- 14
  50. Hawaii – 13
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