Thursday, January 5, 2012

Huntington and Charleston WV make the top 50 bed bug infested cities

Huntington and Charleston combined as one metro area, has made another top 50 list. This time it is number 36 of the top 50 cities in the United States for bedbug inspections. As reported in the December 2011 copy of Pest Control Technology Magazine. This indicates a very high reported number of infestations and treatments by pest control companies. When put into comparison of the human population of the top 5 cities which include 1. Cincinnati, 2. Chicago, 3. Columbus OH 4. Denver, and 5 Detroit. There is a real problem in our two cities.

Below is the full list.


1. Cincinnati

2. Chicago

3. Columbus, Ohio

4. Denver

5. Detroit

6. Washington, D.C.

7. New York

8. Dayton, Ohio

9. Philadelphia

10. Baltimore

11. Lexington, Ky.

12. Cleveland/Akron/Canton, Ohio

13. Las Vegas

14. Richmond/Petersburg, Va.

15. Hartford/New Haven, Conn.

16. Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn.

17. Buffalo, N.Y.

18. Houston

19. Los Angeles

20. Boston/Manchester, N.H.

21. Omaha, Neb.

22. Indianapolis

23. Albany/Schenectady/Troy, N.Y.

24. Cedar Rapids/Waterloo, Iowa

25. Pittsburgh



26. Raleigh/Durham/Fayetteville, N.C.

27. Grand Rapids/Kalamazoo/Battle Creek, Mich.

28. San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose, Calif.

29. Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas

30. Phoenix/Prescott, Ariz.

31. New Orleans

32. Des Moines/Ames, Iowa

33. Lincoln/Hastings/Kearney, Neb.

34. Seattle/Tacoma, Wash.

35. Milwaukee

36. Charleston/Huntington, W.Va.

37. Charlotte, N.C.

38. Louisville, Ky.

39. San Diego

40. Norfolk/Portsmouth/Newport News, Va.

41. Sioux City, Iowa

42. Tulsa, Okla.

43. Miami/Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

44. Austin, Texas

45. Ft. Wayne, Ind.

46. Colorado Springs/Pueblo, Colo.

47. Syracuse, N.Y.

48. Atlanta

49. Davenport, Iowa/Moline, Ill.

50. Salt Lake City, Utah



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