Map: Registered Sex Offenders By State

See how many sex offenders have been registered in each state, and which states have the highest rates of registered sex offenders per capita, according to a December 2009 report from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children.

Number of registered sex offenders per 100,000 population

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