(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- The Big Apple apparently has a few bugs in it.
A study just released by Terminix reveals that New York City leads the country in bed bug infestations for the second straight year. Experts aren't too surprised by the result, saying New York City is a heavily populated metropolis with well-publicized infestations everywhere, from apartment buildings to department stores to corporate offices.
Terminix reports there has been an increase in reported bed bug infestations in most states during the past year, mainly because consumers are more aware and on the lookout for the little buggers.
Here's the extermination company’s list of most bed bug-plagued cities, based on customer complaints validated by Terminix and infestations discovered during pest calls:
1. New York
7. Washington, D.C.
8. Los Angeles
10. San Francisco
11. Columbus, Ohio
12. Dayton, Ohio
14. Louisville, Kentucky
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