Top 50 States For Drug Overdose Deaths

Written by The Bee

December 27, 2018

NATIONWIDE–The CDC publishes data annually regarding the numbers of deaths associated with drug overdoses in every state. Here is the most recent year available for 2016.

50. Nebraska 6.4 per 100,000 residents died

49. South Dakota 8.4/100K

48. Texas 10.1/100K

46. Iowa 10.6/100K and North Dakota 10.6/100K

45. Kansas 11.1/100K

44. California 11.2/100K

43. Montana 11.7/100K

42. Oregon 11.9/100K

41. Mississippi 12.1/100K

40. Minnesota 12.5/100K

39. Hawaii 12.8/100K

38. Georgia 13.3/100K

37. Arkansas 14.0/100K

36. Washington 14.5/100K

35.Idaho 15.2/100K

34. Alabama 16.2/100K

33. Colorado 16.6/100K

32. Virginia 16.7/100K

31. Alaska 16.8/100K

30. Wyoming 17.6/100K

29. New York 18.0/100K

28. South Carolina 18.1/100K

27. Illinois 18.9/100K

26. Wisconsin 19.3/100K

25. North Carolina 19.7/100K

24. Arizona 20.3/100K

23. Oklahoma 21.5/100K

22. Nevada 21.7/100K

21. Louisiana 21.8/100K

20. Vermont 22.2/100K

19. Utah 22.4/100K

18. New Jersey 23.2/100K

17. Missouri 23.6/100K

16. Florida 23.7/100K

15. Indiana 24.0/100K

14. Michigan 24.4/100K

13. Tennessee 24.5/100K

12. New Mexico 25.2/100K

11. Connecticut 27.4/100K

10. Maine 28.7/100K

8. Delaware 30.8/100K and Rhode Island 30.8/100K

7. Massachusetts 33.0/100K

6. Maryland 33.2/100K

5. Kentucky 33.5/100K

4. Pennsylvania 37.9/100K

3. New Hampshire 39.0/100K

2. Ohio 39.1/100K

1. West Virginia 52.0/100K

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