It’s A Good Thing Minnesota Isn’t On This List
Have you seen this yet?
Orkin has released their annual "cities with the worst bed bug infestation" list, and you'll notice that not a single Minnesota city is on it! I did some digging to make sure. Check it our for yourself.
- Baltimore (+9)
- Washington, D.C. (+1)
- Chicago (-2)
- New York
- Columbus, Ohio
- Los Angeles (-4)
- Philadelphia (-3)
- San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose (+4)
- Richmond-Petersburg, Va. (-2)
- Raleigh-Durham, N.C. (-1)
- Cleveland-Akron-Canton, Ohio (-1)
- Indianapolis (+1)
- Dallas-Ft. Worth (-2)
- Atlanta (+3)
- Buffalo, N.Y. (+2)
- Charlotte, N.C. (-3)
- Norfolk-Portsmouth-Newport News, Va. (+10)
- Knoxville, Tenn. (+3)
- Denver (-4)
- Nashville, Tenn. (-1)
- Pittsburgh (+5)
- Greenville-Spartanburg, S.C.-Asheville, N.C. (-4)
- Phoenix (-3)
- Grand Rapids-Kalamazoo-Battle Creek, Mich. (+5)
- Boston (-3)
- Milwaukee (-3)
- Champaign-Springfield-Decatur, Ill. (+12)
- Hartford-New Haven, Conn. (+3)
- Dayton, Ohio (-4)
- Omaha, Neb. (+3)
- Seattle-Tacoma (-6)
- Tampa-St. Petersburg, Fla. (-4)
- Charleston-Huntington, W.Va. (-1)
- St. Louis (+3)
- Cedar Rapids-Waterloo-Dubuque, Iowa (+3)
- Myrtle Beach-Florence, S.C. (+11)
- Syracuse, N.Y. (+6)
- Louisville, Ky. (-2)
- Greensboro-High Point-Winston Salem, N.C.
- Lexington, Ky. (-10)
- Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne, Fla. (-6)
- Kansas City, Mo. (-1)
- Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. (-3)
- Salt Lake City, Utah
- Honolulu, Hawaii
- Las Vegas
- Portland, Ore.
You'll notice the amount of infestations increased in some cities, and deceased in others.
I'm just gonna throw this out there, as to why this may the case: IT'S TOO FREAKIN' COLD FOR BED BUGS HERE!!! hahaha! I'm guessing that's why Minnesota is absent from this list.
Believe me though, we're not complaining.