ADL Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents: A Breakdown of the Numbers State by State (2015-2017)

  • April 21, 2017
U.S. Anti-Semitic Incidents 2016 & 2015 Comparison

ADL’s annual Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents includes both criminal and non-criminal acts of harassment and intimidation, including distribution of hate propaganda, threats and slurs.

Alabama

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 4; Assault: 0; Total: 4
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 2; Harassment: 1; Assault: 0; Total: 3
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 2; Assault: 0; Total: 2

Alaska

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 1; Assault: 0; Total: 1
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 0; Assault: 0; Total: 0
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 1; Assault: 0; Total: 1

Arizona

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 3; Harassment: 10; Assault: 0; Total: 14
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 5; Harassment: 5; Assault: 0; Total: 10
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 1; Harassment: 3; Assault: 0; Total: 4

Arkansas

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 1; Assault: 0; Total: 1
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 0; Assault: 0; Total: 0

California

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 21; Harassment: 66; Assault: 0; Total: 87
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 77; Harassment: 128; Assault: 6; Total: 211
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 69; Harassment: 105; Assault: 1; Total: 175

Colorado

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 3; Harassment: 12; Assault: 0; Total: 15
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 15; Harassment: 29; Assault: 1; Total: 45
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 2; Harassment: 15; Assault: 1; Total: 18

Connecticut

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 2; Harassment: 8; Assault: 0; Total: 10
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 12; Harassment: 25; Assault: 1; Total: 38
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 5; Harassment: 21; Assault: 0; Total: 26

Delaware

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 6; Assault: 0; Total: 6
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 3; Assault: 0; Total: 3
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 4; Assault: 0; Total: 4

Florida

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 7; Harassment: 34; Assault: 0; Total: 41
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 15; Harassment: 119; Assault: 3; Total: 137
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 27; Harassment: 61; Assault: 3; Total: 91

Georgia

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 5; Harassment: 16; Assault: 0; Total: 21
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 5; Harassment: 38; Assault: 0; Total: 43
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 3; Harassment: 13; Assault: 0; Total: 16

Hawaii

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 1; Assault: 0; Total: 1
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 0; Assault: 0; Total: 0

Idaho

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 0; Assault: 0; Total: 0
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 0; Assault: 0; Total: 0

Illinois

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 2; Harassment: 6; Assault: 0; Total: 8
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 1; Harassment: 9; Assault: 0; Total: 10
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 7; Harassment: 7; Assault: 0; Total: 14

Indiana

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 2; Assault: 0; Total: 2
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 4; Harassment: 2; Assault: 0; Total: 6

Iowa

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 2; Assault: 0; Total: 2
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 0; Assault: 0; Total: 0
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 1; Assault: 0; Total: 1

Kansas

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 1; Assault: 0; Total: 1
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 1; Harassment: 2; Assault: 0; Total: 3

Kentucky

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 1; Assault: 0; Total: 1
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 0; Assault: 0; Total: 0
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 1; Assault: 0; Total: 1

Louisiana

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 2; Harassment: 5; Assault: 0; Total: 7
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 3; Harassment: 0; Assault: 0; Total: 3
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 3; Assault: 0; Total: 3

Maine

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 1; Assault: 0; Total: 1
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 3; Harassment: 1; Assault: 0; Total: 4
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 1; Harassment: 3; Assault: 0; Total: 4

Maryland

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 2; Harassment: 12; Assault: 0; Total: 14
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 1; Harassment: 2; Assault: 0; Total: 3
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 3; Harassment: 6; Assault: 0; Total: 9

Massachusetts

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 9; Harassment: 29; Assault: 0; Total: 38
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 63; Harassment: 61; Assault: 1; Total: 125
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 22; Harassment: 26; Assault: 2; Total: 50

Michigan

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 3; Harassment: 8; Assault: 0; Total: 11
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 3; Harassment: 12; Assault: 0; Total: 15
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 2; Harassment: 4; Assault: 0; Total: 6

Minnesota

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 2; Assault: 0; Total: 2
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 2; Harassment: 17; Assault: 1; Total: 20
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 5; Harassment: 7; Assault: 0; Total: 12

Mississippi

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 0; Assault: 0; Total: 0
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 0; Assault: 0; Total: 0
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 1; Harassment: 1; Assault: 0; Total: 2

Missouri

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 2; Harassment: 5; Assault: 0; Total: 7
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 1; Harassment: 6; Assault: 3; Total: 7
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 1; Harassment: 4; Assault: 0; Total: 5

Montana

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 0; Assault: 0; Total: 0
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 4; Assault: 0; Total: 4
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 1; Harassment: 1; Assault: 0; Total: 2

Nebraska

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 2; Assault: 0; Total: 2
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 1; Harassment: 12; Assault: 0; Total: 13
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 1; Harassment: 1; Assault: 0; Total: 2

Nevada

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 2; Harassment: 7; Assault: 0; Total: 9
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 2; Assault: 0; Total: 2
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 3; Assault: 0; Total: 3

New Hampshire

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 1; Assault: 0; Total: 1
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 3; Harassment: 5; Assault: 0; Total: 8
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 2; Harassment: 4; Assault: 0; Total: 6

Nebraska

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 2; Assault: 0; Total: 2
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 1; Harassment: 12; Assault: 0; Total: 13
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 1; Harassment: 1; Assault: 0; Total: 2

New Jersey

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 9; Harassment: 15; Assault: 0; Total: 24
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 81; Harassment: 73; Assault: 3; Total: 157
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 79; Harassment: 57; Assault: 1; Total: 137

New Mexico

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 1; Harassment: 6; Assault: 0; Total: 7
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 1; Harassment: 10; Assault: 0; Total: 11
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 7; Assault: 1; Total: 8

New York

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 52; Harassment: 41; Assault: 4; Total: 97
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 146; Harassment: 34; Assault: 19; Total: 199
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 98; Harassment: 56; Assault: 44; Total: 198

North Carolina

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 1; Harassment: 9; Assault: 0; Total: 10
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 1; Harassment: 3; Assault: 0; Total: 4
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 1; Harassment: 3; Assault: 0; Total: 4

North Dakota

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 0; Assault: 0; Total: 0
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 0; Assault: 0; Total: 0

Ohio

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 2; Harassment: 9; Assault: 0; Total: 11
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 5; Harassment: 9; Assault: 1; Total: 15
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 4; Harassment: 6; Assault: 0; Total: 10

Oklahoma

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 2; Assault: 0; Total: 2
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 1; Assault: 0; Total: 1

Oregon

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 1; Assault: 0; Total: 1
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 1; Assault: 0; Total: 1
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 1; Harassment: 1; Assault: 0; Total: 2

Pennsylvania

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 8; Harassment: 11; Assault: 0; Total: 19
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 25; Harassment: 42; Assault: 0; Total: 67
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 12; Harassment: 29; Assault: 2; Total: 43

Rhode Island

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 2; Harassment: 5; Assault: 0; Total: 7
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 5; Harassment: 2; Assault: 0; Total: 7
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 1; Assault: 0; Total: 1

South Carolina

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 3; Assault: 0; Total: 3
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 2; Harassment: 7; Assault: 0; Total: 9

South Dakota

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 0; Assault: 0; Total: 0
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 0; Assault: 0; Total: 0

Tennessee

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 4; Assault: 0; Total: 4
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 1; Harassment: 0; Assault: 0; Total: 1
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 5; Harassment: 3; Assault: 0; Total: 8

Texas

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 6; Harassment: 18; Assault: 1; Total: 25
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 8; Harassment: 15; Assault: 0; Total: 23
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 10; Harassment: 18; Assault: 1; Total: 29

Utah

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 1; Assault: 0; Total: 1
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 3; Assault: 0; Total: 3
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 1; Harassment: 1; Assault: 0; Total: 2

Vermont

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 0; Assault: 0; Total: 0
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 1; Harassment: 4; Assault: 0; Total: 5

Virginia

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 2; Harassment: 4; Assault: 0; Total: 6
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 6; Assault: 0; Total: 6
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 3; Harassment: 4; Assault: 0; Total: 7

Washington

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 2; Harassment: 3; Assault: 0; Total: 5
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 1; Harassment: 2; Assault: 0; Total: 3
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 1; Harassment: 3; Assault: 0; Total: 4

Washington DC

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 4; Harassment: 3; Assault: 0; Total: 7
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 10; Harassment: 9; Assault: 0; Total: 19
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 3; Harassment: 11; Assault: 0; Total: 14

West Virginia

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 0; Assault: 0; Total: 0
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 0; Assault: 0; Total: 0

Wisconsin

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 4; Assault: 0; Total: 4
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 6; Harassment: 16; Assault: 0; Total: 22
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 6; Harassment: 11; Assault: 0; Total: 17

Wyoming

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 1; Assault: 0; Total: 1
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 0; Assault: 0; Total: 0
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 0; Harassment: 1; Assault: 0; Total: 1

TOTAL (ALL STATES)

  • 2017 – Vandalism: 152; Harassment: 383; Assault: 6; Total: 541
  • 2016 – Vandalism: 510; Harassment: 720; Assault: 36; Total: 1266
  • 2015 – Vandalism: 377; Harassment: 509; Assault: 56; Total: 942

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