Special Report

States With the Most Pets

48. Rhode Island
> Households with at least one pet: 45.4%
> Number of human households: 450,000 — 9th fewest
> Number of pet-owning households: 204,000 — 6th fewest

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47. South Dakota
> Households with at least one pet: 46.4%
> Number of human households: 356,000 — 6th fewest
> Number of pet-owning households: 165,000 — 3rd fewest

46. New Jersey
> Households with at least one pet: 47.4%
> Number of human households: 3,414,000 — 11th most
> Number of pet-owning households: 1,617,000 — 15th most

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45. Illinois
> Households with at least one pet: 48.6%
> Number of human households: 5,138,000 — 5th most
> Number of pet-owning households: 2,499,000 — 8th most

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44. Maryland
> Households with at least one pet: 48.6%
> Number of human households: 2,261,000 — 20th most
> Number of pet-owning households: 1,098,000 — 25th most