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Hawaii ranks 8th in states with the most missing people

Honolulu (KHON2) - In a new report released by VivintSource, Hawaii came in eighth place in the number of missing persons per capita.    The study calculates the number of missing persons related to the state's population.

As of January 2019, Hawaii had 107 open missing persons cases.    When divided by the population, that results in an average of 7.5 missing people per 100,000 residents.

Hawaii fared much better than Alaska, which is currently averaging 41.8 missing people per 100,000 residents.

Massachusetts had the safest numbers at 1.8 missing people per 100,000 residents.

 

State Total Number of Missing Persons

Missing People per 100,000 Residents

Alaska 309 41.8
Arizona 915 13
Oregon 432 10.4
Vermont 54 8.7
Washington 643 8.7
Maine 108 8.1
Wyoming 45 7.8
Hawaii 107 7.5
Montana 71 6.8
New Mexico 143 6.8
Arkansas 200 6.7
West Virginia 120 6.6
Nevada 192 6.4
Oklahoma 252 6.4
Delaware 58 6
Florida 1,252 6
Idaho 101 5.9
Louisiana 266 5.7
Kentucky 248 5.6
Michigan 556 5.6
Connecticut 197 5.5
California 2,133 5.4
Tennessee 361 5.4
Colorado 292 5.2
Missouri 316 5.2
District of Columbia 35 5
Texas 1,246 4.4
Alabama 204 4.2
North Dakota 31 4.1
Mississippi 115 3.9
South Carolina 184 3.7
Utah 107 3.4
New Jersey 299 3.3
Minnesota 179 3.2
Nebraska 61 3.2
North Carolina 327 3.2
New York 606 3.1
Ohio 358 3.1
Pennsylvania 401 3.1
Maryland 183 3
Kansas 81 2.8
Virginia 239 2.8
Iowa 86 2.7
Indiana 174 2.6
New Hampshire 35 2.6
South Dakota 23 2.6
Wisconsin 149 2.6
Illinois 317 2.5
Georgia 250 2.4
Rhode Island 20 1.9
Massachusetts 126 1.8

 

You can view the full report here


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