South Dakota And Iowa In Top-10 On ‘Most Ghost Sightings’ Study
Have you ever seen a Ghost in South Dakota or Iowa? This study says lots of South Dakotans and Iowans have had ghostly encounters!
The folks at Porch.com posted a 2022 study called “Where Are The Ghostliest Places in the US?”
And South Dakota came in #4 with 47.4 ghost sightings per 100,000 people. That's a lot of spooks!
Iowa ranks #10 on the list with 32.7 ghost sightings per 100,000 people.
The Top 10 States With The Most Ghost Sightings Per Capita are:
- North Dakota
- South Dakota
- West Virginia
Other interesting stuff from the study...
- Maine is the “ghostliest” state, with 58 encounters per 100,000 residents
- Florida and New York state are the least haunted states with only 10.8 and 8.1 sightings per 100,000 people, respectively
- Ghosts of “girls” and “women” account for 44% of spirits encountered, “men” and “boy” ghosts at 38%, with the remaining 18% described as “children”
- The old gold rush town of Port Costa, CA is the most haunted place in America, with 53 ghost encounters among its 242 residents
- Some 55 (7%) of active U.S. Military bases in the United States have at least one ghost sighting reported, Fort Knox being the most haunted (90 reports)
- 58% of sightings reportedly take place in towns with 25,000 people or fewer people.
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10 Most Dangerous Cities in South Dakota
Cities on the east and west side of the Missouri River have made the latest list of South Dakota's Most Dangerous Cities for 2021.
Roadsnacks recently released its most 'Dangerous Cities' list and here in The Mount Rushmore state there are a few surprises, especially at the top. To determine the most dangerous cities in the state, Roadsnacks looked at the FBI's report on the latest violent crime, along with property crime statistics.
And surprisingly, the town with the most murders per capita in the state has less than 3,000 residents. Take a look at the list below.
For a look at the detailed list, visit roadsnacks.com Story Source: Roadsncaks