DC Ranked As One Of The Top Mosquito Cities In The US

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Summer is officially here with Memorial Day Weekend and while we live for all the warm weather, the one thing we could do without would be all the mosquito bites we get while out and about. Turns out DC ranked as one of the "Top 10 Mosquito Cities!"

Orkin just released their annual list of the Top 50 Mosquito Cities for 2023 and DC ranked as the sixth biggest/best/worst mosquito city based on Orkin's data from each metro area from the past year.

Fortunately for us, LA, Chicago, and New York City ranked as the top three "Mosquito Cities, but even Baltimore cracked the Top 25 ranking as the 19th city has that has the hardest time dealing with mosquitoes.

You can see the top ten cities below and the Top 50 HERE, but just make sure to pack the bug spray if you're visiting any of these cities:

  1. Los Angeles
  2. Chicago
  3. New York
  4. Atlanta
  5. Dallas/Ft. Worth
  6. Washington, D.C.
  7. Philadelphia
  8. Detroit
  9. Houston
  10. Charlotte

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