Explore the 8 U.S. States With the Most Ticks

New York: Parts of New York, particularly the Hudson Valley and Long Island regions, have significant tick populations, including deer ticks (black-legged ticks) that can transmit Lyme disease.

Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania has abundant tick populations, especially in wooded and grassy areas. Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses are a concern in many parts of the state.

New Jersey: New Jersey is known for having dense tick populations, including black-legged ticks. Residents and visitors are advised to take precautions when spending time outdoors.

Connecticut: Connecticut is part of the Northeastern region where Lyme disease is endemic. Ticks are common in wooded areas, parks, and suburban landscapes.

Massachusetts: Massachusetts has a significant tick population, particularly in rural and suburban areas. Residents are advised to take preventive measures against tick bites.

Wisconsin: Wisconsin has areas with high tick activity, including deer ticks that can transmit Lyme disease. Ticks are prevalent in wooded and grassy areas throughout the state.

Minnesota: Minnesota has a growing tick population, including black-legged ticks and American dog ticks. Tick-borne diseases like Lyme disease and anaplasmosis are a concern.

Virginia: Virginia has diverse tick species, including black-legged ticks, lone star ticks, and American dog ticks. Ticks are common in wooded and grassy areas, especially during warmer months.

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