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Pest Control Company Orkin Releases List of ‘Rattiest Cities’

PASSAU, GERMANY - JUNE 03: A rat is saving itself on a wall, fleeing the rising river Inn on June 3, 2013 in Passau, Germany. Heavy rains across portions of Germany are causing flooding and ruining crops. (Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images)

Pest control company, Orkin has released their list of the 50 Rattiest Cities.

For the 7th consecutive year Chicago is #1. The rest of the top 10:

#2 Los Angeles

#3 New York

#4 DC

#5 San Francisco

#6 Baltimore

#7 Philadelphia

#8 Detroit

#9 Denver

#10 Cleveland

The ranking is based on the number of new rodent treatments performed between September 16, 2020 and September 15, 2021.

The ranking includes residential and commercial treatments.

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