Table 1.6a. Primary heroin admissions, by Census division and State or jurisdiction: 2000-2010
Number of admissions aged 12 and older
[Based on administrative data reported to TEDS by all reporting States and jurisdictions. Comparisons among States should be made with caution.]
Census division and State
or jurisdiction
Number of admissions aged 12 and older
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Total 269,891 277,320 284,359 273,821 262,373 260,390 266,804 261,557 280,099 284,380 256,256
Census division
New England 53,019 61,876 60,540 49,465 49,732 48,169 57,322 55,994 55,363 56,769 51,248
Middle Atlantic 88,402 94,420 96,833 100,359 98,446 100,876 94,155 91,626 99,133 97,439 91,128
East North Central 20,737 22,542 25,344 28,364 26,469 28,351 37,097 36,402 42,121 45,819 36,793
West North Central 3,229 3,106 2,770 2,783 3,116 3,717 3,971 4,325 5,376 6,643 7,327
South Atlantic 27,946 30,587 34,234 36,362 33,600 30,958 25,445 24,235 25,899 24,891 18,499
East South Central 377 439 497 557 472 691 631 574 879 1,206 1,270
West South Central 4,428 4,356 4,977 4,295 4,325 4,363 4,304 4,608 5,472 7,046 5,775
Mountain 5,377 4,710 4,501 4,810 4,494 5,770 5,792 6,047 7,042 7,935 8,721
Pacific 66,376 55,284 54,663 44,636 40,132 36,242 36,686 36,107 37,520 35,899 34,728
State or jurisdiction
Alabama 187 206 174 174 200 183 69 109 197 211
Alaska 28 15 20 17 63 126 238 235
Arizona 380 812 498 605 602 1,271 1,075 1,174 1,583 1,818 2,706
Arkansas 59 31 52 65 25 40 41 104 86 53
California 58,116 47,985 47,402 38,856 34,278 29,869 30,389 29,694 30,452 28,455 26,553
Colorado 1,813 1,136 1,673 1,881 1,609 1,752 1,782 1,656 1,844 2,245 2,491
Connecticut 17,093 17,702 17,978 17,375 17,472 17,142 16,513 15,526 15,543 14,579 11,686
Delaware 1,949 1,897 1,701 1,910 2,114 2,108 2,044 2,041 1,884 1,661 1,278
District of Columbia 2,118 2,184 2,218 2,023
Florida 4,175 3,694 5,038 4,003 1,563 1,518 1,861 1,411 2,018 1,722 1,053
Georgia 539 733 676 688 559 661
Hawaii 371 199 221 181 156 163 160 148 143 129 105
Idaho 96 84 37 26 66 50 73 72 94 151 58
Illinois 9,527 11,009 12,279 15,392 13,214 12,515 19,286 16,830 19,653 19,419 14,279
Indiana 1,439 502 578 553 825 888 839 589 562 805 1,263
Iowa 218 224 252 240 239 186 186 175 177 230 376
Kansas 85 75 66 77 68 81 79 88 115 154 161
Kentucky 110 168 217 290 197 458 515 510 694 946 1,059
Louisiana 587 625 676 507 425 258 267 406 640 1,523 1,885
Maine 506 753 1,078 1,062 1,193 1,297 1,329 1,258 1,292 1,357 882
Maryland 16,354 19,322 21,190 22,485 22,997 21,973 17,563 17,060 17,618 16,836 12,145
Massachusetts 29,880 37,393 35,758 25,339 25,656 24,812 35,305 35,759 34,700 37,137 35,335
Michigan 6,537 6,901 7,608 7,668 7,709 7,482 9,305 9,319 10,425 11,118 10,478
Minnesota 977 973 937 1,053 1,200 1,419 1,682 1,817 1,975 2,311 2,354
Mississippi 80 65 106 93 75 50 47 64 76 63
Missouri 1,924 1,811 1,482 1,378 1,582 2,003 1,999 2,200 3,019 3,861 4,341
Montana 76 67 59 62 77 64 80 106 109 98 99
Nebraska 11 11 13 8 - - - - - - 16 62 53 45
Nevada 789 782 699 693 648 578 607 576 675 888 795
New Hampshire 423 494 520 690 770 648 713 653 789 954 914
New Jersey 24,276 26,624 26,477 26,039 23,541 23,381 21,414 22,183 23,059 23,830 22,141
New Mexico 629 553 589 453 414 778 742 722 742 776 536
New York 53,732 56,966 58,247 59,157 55,598 61,818 59,154 57,401 60,757 61,947 57,477
North Carolina 898 853 889 957 1,133 1,327 1,245 1,190 1,355 1,760 1,727
North Dakota 6 9 7 6 14 5 1 4 9 6 10
Ohio 2,947 3,713 4,359 3,980 4,065 6,534 6,758 8,747 10,498 13,172 9,379
Oklahoma 140 185 136 154 137 95 85 118 199 246 170
Oregon 5,066 4,558 4,619 3,327 2,898 3,194 3,428 3,707 3,708 3,943 4,251
Pennsylvania 10,394 10,830 12,109 15,163 19,307 15,677 13,587 12,042 15,317 11,662 11,510
Puerto Rico 2,190 1,587 1,253 1,401 1,639 1,294 733 568
Rhode Island 4,683 4,982 4,329 4,297 4,107 3,467 2,896 2,326 2,500 2,322 2,031
South Carolina 348 408 432 417 319 435 236 204 231 256 221
South Dakota 8 3 13 21 13 23 24 25 19 28 40
Tennessee n/c n/c n/c n/c n/c n/c n/c n/c n/c n/c 199
Texas 3,642 3,515 4,113 3,569 3,763 3,985 3,912 4,043 4,529 5,191 3,667
Utah 1,571 1,258 937 1,069 1,059 1,255 1,417 1,704 1,894 1,893 1,985
Vermont 434 552 877 702 534 803 566 472 539 420 400
Virginia 1,565 1,496 2,090 3,773 4,756 2,643 2,202 2,081 2,441 2,424 1,991
Washington 2,795 2,527 2,401 2,255 2,800 3,016 2,709 2,495 3,091 3,134 3,584
West Virginia 106 159 293 294 248 352 232 84
Wisconsin 287 417 520 771 656 932 909 917 983 1,305 1,394
Wyoming 23 18 9 21 19 22 16 37 101 66 51
n/c Not collected. Tennessee began disaggregating heroin admissions from other opiates in July 2009. In this report, Tennessee's 2009 heroin admissions are included in the other opiates category since there is less than a full year of disaggregated heroin data.
No data, or less than a full calendar year of data, submitted.
- - Quantity is zero.
SOURCE: Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). Data received through 10.10.11.

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