New York does not top 'Rattiest Cities' list

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 11:30AM
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NEW YORK, New York - Despite our website's robust rat section, New York City is not the rattiest city in the U.S. Sorry Pizza Rat.

For its third consecutive year, Chicago tops Orkin's "Top 50 Rattiest Cities." This year, New York placed second.

Orkin created this year's list based on the number of rodent treatments the company performed from September 15, 2016 to September 15, 2017. This ranking includes both residential and commercial treatments.
Here are the country's top rattiest cities in 2017:

1. Chicago
2. New York
3. Los Angeles
4. San Francisco - Oakland
5. Washington, DC
6. Philadelphia

7. Detroit
8. Baltimore
9. Seattle - Tacoma
10. Dallas - Ft. Worth
11. Denver
12. Minneapolis - St. Paul
13. Cleveland - Akron

14. Atlanta
15. Boston
16. Hartford - New Haven
17. Portland, OR
18. Miami - Ft. Lauderdale
19. Indianapolis
20. Houston
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