Michigan among top 10 states with most registered sex offenders in the nation

Posted at 2:40 PM, Aug 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-22 15:36:00-04

Michigan has made the list of the top 10 states with the most registered sex offenders per capita, according to a report by

The security system site used data from the National Sex Offender Public Website and Family Watchdog to compile their research on each state. 

Michigan ranked in at #6.

Alaska came in at #1 with the most sex offenders per capital with more than 5,000 offenders per million residents. Delaware was in close second with 5,000 offenders per million residents. 

The top 10 states with highest number registered sex offenders are: 

  1. Alaska
  2. Delaware
  3. South Dakota
  4. Wisconsin
  5. Texas
  6. Michigan
  7. Wyoming
  8. Tennessee
  9. South Carolina
  10. Mississippi

These states have the fewest sex offenders per capita:

  • Oregon
  • Minnesota
  • New Jersey
  • Massachusetts
  • Washington
  • Rhode Island
  • New York
  • Maryland
  • Arizona
  • Ohio

Oregon has the fewest offenders per capita, with about 100 offenders per million residents. 


Read the full report here.