These Cities Have the Highest STD Rates in America

Most everyone loves sex, but nearly no one loves STDs. The moral: wrap it up.

The landlords over at decided to map the most sexually diseased cities in the U.S. because, why not?

Using 2013 data from the CDC on chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis, the rental application website color coded a U.S. map to show how prevalent the STD trio is in the country’s more populated cities.


A factor in higher STD rates? Three out of the top 10 most infected cities have prominent military bases.

Check out the list of the top 10 most sexually diseased cities in the U.S. below.

RankCityTotal STDsTotal STDs per 100,000
1Montgomery, AL4371 1899.20
2St Louis, MO59421867.54
3.West Memphis, AR (Part of the Memphis Metro)8591717.29
4.Philadelphia, PA261511689.77
5.Norfolk, VA [Norfolk Naval Base]40131632.74
6.Baltimore, MD101341630.98
7.Richmond, VA32481544.39
8.New Orleans, LA56141520.37
9.Killeen, TX [Ft. Hood]48871512.83
10.Fayetteville, NC [Ft. Bragg]48261489.2


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