Special Report

Cities With the Most Drug Overdose Deaths

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5. Knoxville, TN
> Annual drug deaths, 2019-2021: 67.8 per 100,000 residents
> Total drug deaths, 2019-2021: 1,791
> Poverty rate: 12.0%
> Population: 893,002

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4. Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV
> Annual drug deaths, 2019-2021: 67.9 per 100,000 residents
> Total drug deaths, 2019-2021: 596
> Poverty rate: 13.6%
> Population: 300,820

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3. Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH
> Annual drug deaths, 2019-2021: 90.3 per 100,000 residents
> Total drug deaths, 2019-2021: 963
> Poverty rate: 17.3%
> Population: 356,581

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2. Charleston, WV
> Annual drug deaths, 2019-2021: 92.5 per 100,000 residents
> Total drug deaths, 2019-2021: 709
> Poverty rate: 17.0%
> Population: 252,942

1. Beckley, WV
> Annual drug deaths, 2019-2021: 114.1 per 100,000 residents
> Total drug deaths, 2019-2021: 393
> Poverty rate: 22.7%
> Population: 113,698

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