USA Locations with Highest Attack Rates

2001-Present

UNITED STATES
(N=574)
 FLORIDA
(N=323)
YEARTotal AttacksFatalNon-fatalYEARTotal AttacksFatalNon-fatal
2001 50 3 47 2001 34 1 33
2002 47 0 47 2002 29 0 29
2003 38 1 37 2003 29 0 29
2004 30 2 28 2004 12 0 12
2005 37 1 36 2005 17 1 16
2006 36 0 36 2006 21 0 21
2007 50 0 50 2007 31 0 31
2008 36 1 35 2008 28 0 28
2009 29 0 29 2009 19 0 19
2010 38 2 36 2010 14 1 13
2011 31 0 29 2011 11 0 11
2012 53 1 52 2012 27 0 27
2013 47 1 46 2013 23 0 23
2014 52 0 52 2014 28 0 28
HAWAII
(N=72)
SOUTH CAROLINA
(N=48)
YEARTotal AttacksFatalNon-fatalYEARTotal AttacksFatalNon-fatal
2001 3 0 3 2001 5 0 5
2002 6 0 6 2002 2 0 2
2003 5 0 5 2003 2 0 2
2004 3 1 2 2004 1 0 1
2005 4 0 4 2005 5 0 5
2006 3 0 3 2006 4 0 4
2007 7 0 7 2007 5 0 5
2008 1 0 1 2008 2 0 2
2009 3 0 3 2009 0 0 0
2010 4 0 4 2010 4 0 4
2011 3 0 3 2011 2 0 2
2012 10 0 10 2012 5 0 5
2013 13 1 12 2013 6 0 6
2014 7 0 7 2014 5 0 5
CALIFORNIA
(N=43)
NORTH CAROLINA
(N=34)
YEARTotal AttacksFatalNon-fatalYEARTotal AttacksFatalNon-fatal
2001 1 0 1 2001 3 1 2
2002 4 0 4 2002 3 0 3
2003 1 1 0 2003 1 0 1
2004 6 1 5 2004 2 0 2
2005 3 0 3 2005 2 0 2
2006 1 0 1 2006 1 0 1
2007 4 0 4 2007 2 0 2
2008 2 1 1 2008 3 0 3
2009 4 0 4 2009 1 0 1
2010 4 1 3 2010 5 0 5
2011 3 0 3 2011 4 0 4
2012 5 1 4 2012 2 0 2
2013 1 0 1 2013 1 0 1
2014 4 0 4 2014 4 0 4
TEXAS
(N=19)
OREGON
(N=11)
YEARTotal AttacksFatalNon-fatalYEARTotal AttacksFatalNon-fatal
2001 2 0 2 2001 0 0 0
2002 1 0 1 2002 1 0 1
2003 0 0 0 2003 0 0 0
2004 4 0 4 2004 1 0 1
2005 4 0 4 2005 1 0 1
2006 1 0 1 2006 3 0 3
2007 1 0 1 2007 0 0 0
2008 0 0 0 2008 0 0 0
2009 1 0 1 2009 0 0 0
2010 2 0 2 2010 1 0 1
2011 2 0 2 2011 1 0 1
2012 0 0 0 2012 1 0 1
2013 1 0 1 2013 1 0 1
2014 1 0 1 2014 0 0 0
ALABAMA
(N=5)
GEORGIA
(N=5)
YEARTotal AttacksFatalNon-fatalYEARTotal AttacksFatalNon-fatal
2001 1 0 1 2001 1 0 1
2002 0 0 0 2002 0 0 0
2003 0 0 0 2003 0 0 0
2004 1 0 1 2004 0 0 0
2005 0 0 0 2005 0 0 0
2006 0 0 0 2006 0 0 0
2007 0 0 0 2007 0 0 0
2008 0 0 0 2008 0 0 0
2009 0 0 0 2009 1 0 1
2010 0 0 0 2010 1 0 1
2011 2 0 2 2011 0 0 0
2012 0 0 0 2012 1 0 1
2013 1 0 1 2013 0 0 0
2014 0 0 0 2014 1 0 1

 

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