At Visible, we do our best to keep our followers abreast of the most crucial USPS information that crosses our desk, which is why we’re bringing you the most up-to-date information regarding postal worker dog attack rankings, city-by-city. Every year, the USPS releases a list of which cities are the worst for dog attacks in the U.S. See below:  
Rank City State 2015 Dog Attacks 2014 Dog Attacks Change Percent Change
1 Houston TX 77 63 14 22%
2 San Diego CA 58 47 11 23%
3 Cleveland OH 58 37 21 57%
4 Chicago IL 57 46 11 24%
5 Dallas TX 57 43 14 33%
6 Los Angeles CA 56 75 -19 -25%
7 Louisville KY 51 40 11 28%
8 Kansas City MO 46 32 14 44%
9 Philadelphia PA 44 33 11 33%
10 Columbus OH 43 22 21 95%
11 Portland OR 41 31 10 32%
12 Fort Worth TX 39 26 13 50%
13 San Antonio TX 39 24 15 63%
14 Denver CO 38 40 -2 -5%
15 Phoenix AZ 36 35 1 3%
16 St. Louis MO 35 39 -4 -10%
17 Seattle WA 34 29 5 17%
18 Detroit MI 32 28 4 14%
19 Long Beach CA 32 27 5 19%
20 Indianapolis IN 31 35 -4 -11%
21 Sacramento CA 31 29 2 7%
22 Minneapolis MN 30 33 -3 -9%
23 Baltimore MD 30 27 3 11%
24 Miami FL 28 26 2 8%
25 Cincinnati OH 28 24 4 17%
26 Brooklyn NY 26 15 11 73%
27 San Francisco CA 25 23 2 9%
28 San Jose CA 24 20 4 20%
29 Albuquerque NM 24 16 8 50%
30 St. Paul MN 24 6 18 300%
31 Oakland CA 23 22 1 5%
32 Milwaukee WI 23 11 12 109%
33 Charlotte NC 22 23 -1 -4%
34 Dayton OH 22 18 4 22%
35 Las Vegas NV 21 19 2 11%
36 Pittsburgh PA 20 22 -2 -9%
37 Jacksonville FL 20 10 10 100%
38 Rochester NY 19 18 1 6%
39 Fresno CA 19 17 2 12%
40 Stockton CA 19 9 10 111%
41 Wichita KS 18 25 -7 -28%
42 Flushing NY 18 14 4 29%
43 Baton Rouge LA 18 9 9 100%
44 Memphis TN 17 13 4 31%
45 Richmond VA 16 17 -1 -6%
46 Salt Lake City UT 16 9 7 78%
47 New Orleans LA 15 19 -4 -21%
48 Omaha NE 15 14 1 7%
49 Des Moines IA 15 11 4 36%
50 Toledo OH 15 10 5 50%
  I’m sure Los Angelenos are extremely upset, not only about losing the top spot this year, but also about falling all the way to sixth. Meanwhile, Cleveland and Columbus were tied for the two biggest jumps, both adding 21 new victims this year alone. Clearly, Ohio’s dogs are sick and tired of postal workers setting foot on their properties. Looking at a state-by-state map, we start to see some other trends: image00 The fact that Texas and California came in first and second respectively is no surprise, as they are first and second in population as well. But the sleeper award goes to Ohio, which has clinched the coveted third top spot in postal worker dog attacks. All that hard work by the dogs in these cities has clearly paid off. Is there something in the water in the Buckeye state? In fact, the entire mid-west region is a surprisingly dangerous place to be a USPS employee when it comes to canines yet could be a surprisingly lucrative region if you’re in the pepper spray business. If looking to avoid bites, a postal worker’s dream is the Southeast. Not only were most states in this area too low on the list to even register, but Florida, which has the third highest population in the country, is 17th on the bad dog list. Maybe moving in with grandma isn’t such a bad idea after all.