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The 25 U.S. Cities With the Highest Rates of HIV Infection

The 25 U.S. Cities With the Highest Rates of HIV Infection


In its 2013 HIV Surveillance Report, the Centers for Disease Control released a collection of data from state and local health departments that tracked the rate of new HIV infections across the country in 2011. Listed below are the U.S. cities and major metropolitan areas with the highest rates of new infections per capita.


1. Miami

2. New Orleans–Metairie–Kenner, La.

3. Baton Rouge, La.   

4. Jackson, Miss.

5. Washington, D.C. (includes Va., Md., and W.Va. suburbs)

6. Baltimore–Towson, Md.

7. Memphis, Tenn. (includes Miss. and Ark. suburbs)

8. Atlanta–Sandy Springs–Marietta, Ga.

9. New York City (includes N.Y., N.J., and Pa. suburbs)

10. Jacksonville, Fla.   

11. Orlando, Fla.

12. Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, Texas

13. San Juan–Caguas–Guaynabo, Puerto Rico

14. Charlotte–Gastonia–Concord, N.C.–S.C.

15. Columbia, S.C.

16. Dallas

17. Birmingham–Hoover, Ala.

18. Tampa–St. Petersburg–Clearwater, Fla.

19. Los Angeles

20. Greensboro–High Point, N.C.

21. San Francisco 

22. Charleston–North Charleston, S.C.   

23. Virginia Beach–Norfolk–Newport News, Va.–N.C. 

24. Philadelphia (includes Pa., N.J., Del., and Md. suburbs)

25. Richmond, Va.

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