Chicago is The ‘Rattiest’ City in America

October 20, 2016

As fall rolls in, pest control leader Orkin reminds homeowners to take precautions to help keep rodents out. Orkin released its Top 50 Rattiest Cities list today. Chicago topped the list again, after previously ranking first in 2014. The Midwest region had the greatest number of cities on the list, with 13 in the top 50.

The cities are ranked by the number of rodent treatments the company performed from October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2016. This ranking includes both residential and commercial treatments.

1. Chicago

2. New York

3. Washington D.C.

4. Los Angeles

5. San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose