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Texas
1,408
North Carolina
856
Georgia
530
Florida
350
Louisiana
334
Arkansas
307
Mississippi
236
Missouri
234
California
221
Virginia
217
West Virginia
210
Alabama
208
Oklahoma
206
South Carolina
184
Kentucky
143
Kansas
115
Arizona
102
Tennessee
79
New Mexico
71
Pennsylvania
64
Michigan
58
Nebraska
46
Ohio
46
Indiana
45
Maryland
42
Colorado
41
Montana
38
New York
37
Illinois
35
South Dakota
31
New Jersey
25
Washington
25
Wyoming
21
Utah
20
Wisconsin
15
Oregon
14
Idaho
10
Iowa
9
Delaware
8
Nevada
7
District of Columbia
5
North Dakota
5
Connecticut
4
Minnesota
3
Massachusetts
2
New Hampshire
1

Snake Bite Statistics by State 2024

Snake Bite Statistics by State 2024

State
Venomous Snakebites Per Year
Texas1,408
North Carolina856
Georgia530
Florida350
Louisiana334
Arkansas307
Mississippi236
Missouri234
California221
Virginia217

Snake Bite Statistics by State 2024

Notes:
- State-level breakdowns shown pertain to the data year 1959.
- Snakebites in the US are highly regional. An analysis of 2016 data found that 82% of snakebites occurred in the South, 11% in the West, 7% in the Midwest, and 1% in the Northeast.
- Bites from venomous snakes rarely result in death as long as medical attention is sought. Of 65,695 reported venomous snake exposures from 2006-2015, only 31 proved fatal.
- The National Poison Data System recorded the following snakebite totals for the US as a whole during 2021: 2,287 copperheads, 75 coral snakes, 229 cottonmouths, 1184 rattlesnakes, 524 envenomations from unspecified venomous snakes, and 43 from poisonous exotic (pet) snakes.

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State
Venomous Snakebites Per Year
Incident Rate (per 100k)
Texas1,40814.70
North Carolina85618.79
Georgia53013.44
Florida3507.07
Louisiana33410.25
Arkansas30717.19
Mississippi23610.83
Missouri2345.42
California2211.41
Virginia2175.47
West Virginia21011.29
Alabama2086.37
Oklahoma2068.85
South Carolina1847.72
Kentucky1434.71
Kansas1155.28
Arizona1027.83
Tennessee792.21
New Mexico717.47
Pennsylvania640.75
Michigan580.74
Nebraska463.26
Ohio460.45
Indiana450.97
Maryland421.35
Colorado412.34
Montana385.63
New York370.22
Illinois350.35
South Dakota314.56
New Jersey250.41
Washington250.88
Wyoming216.36
Utah202.25
Wisconsin150.38
Oregon140.79
Idaho101.50
Iowa90.33
Delaware81.79
Nevada72.45
District of Columbia50.65
North Dakota50.79
Connecticut40.16
Minnesota30.09
Massachusetts20.04
New Hampshire10.16
Maine00.00
Rhode Island00.04
Vermont00.08
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Snake Bite Statistics by State 2024

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