Louisville ranks 9th for cities with greatest increase of bed bugs

Louisville ranks 9th for cities with greatest increase of bed bugs

Louisville ranks 9th for cities with greatest increase of bed bugs

Print
Email
|

WHAS11.com

Posted on July 10, 2013 at 8:10 AM

Updated Wednesday, Jul 10 at 8:16 AM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Feeling itchy? Terminix has released its annual list of top bed-bug infested cities and a Kentuckiana city has made the list.

Unfortunately, Louisville ranks as one of the top 10 cities with the greatest increase of bed bug complaints over the past year.

The metro area came in at the ninth spot with 31 percent more complaints this year than last.

The top three cities that make the most bed-bug calls are Cincinnati, Philadelphia and Detroit.

The 2013 list of cities with the highest increases in bedbug infestations include:

  1. Sacramento, Calif.       54%
  2. Milwaukee, Wis.      53%
  3. Las Vegas, Nev.       50%
  4. Columbus, Ohio         47%
  5. Baltimore, Md      46%
  6. Riverside-San Bernardino, Calif.      41%
  7. St. Louis, Mo.       40%
  8. Cleveland, Ohio       36%
  9. Louisville, Ky.       31%
  10. Denver, Colo.      28%
  11. Los Angeles, Calif.        27%
  12. San Francisco, Calif.        26%
  13. Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas        25%
  14. Nashville, Tenn.        17%
  15. Houston, Texas      15%

 

Print
Email
|