Heatstroke Deaths of Children in Vehicles
 by State

Updated through 2016


  1998-2016 Per Capita (1 Million)
State Deaths < 18 yr Worst Rank
Texas  107 20.7 9
Florida  77 24.1 6
California  45 5.6 36
Arizona  31 25.9 3
North Carolina  27 15.5 15
Georgia  27 14.2 18
Louisiana  24 22.9 7
Tennessee  23 18.6 11
Virginia  21 13.5 21
Oklahoma  20 25.1 5
Missouri  18 13.9 19
Ohio  18 6.8 30
Mississippi  17 25.9 4
Arkansas  16 26.6 1
Kentucky  16 17.8 12
Alabama  16 16.2 13
Illinois  16 5.5 37
Maryland  14 11.7 22
Nevada  12 26.6 2
New Jersey  12 6.4 32
Pennsylvania  11 4.1 41
Kansas  10 15.2 16
South Carolina  10 11.4 23
Michigan  10 4.3 40
New Mexico  9 20.2 10
Utah  9 13.6 20
Indiana  9 6.3 34
Wisconsin  8 6.3 33
Colorado  7 7.0 29
New York  7 1.7 47
Iowa  6 8.7 27
Hawaii  5 20.9 8
Idaho  5 14.6 17
Minnesota  5 4.1 42
Washington  5 3.6 45
West Virginia  4 11.0 24
Massachusetts  4 2.9 46
South Dakota  3 16.1 14
Oregon  3 3.9 43
Connecticut  3 3.9 44
Montana  2 9.4 26
Maine  2 7.1 28
Nebraska  2 4.8 38
District of Columbia 1 9.9 25
North Dakota  1 6.6 31
Delaware  1 5.8 35
Rhode Island  1 4.4 39
Alaska  0 0.0 48
New Hampshire  0 0.0 49
Vermont  0 0.0 50
Wyoming  0 0.0 51

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