Documentaries, films, podcasts; true crime has taken modern culture by storm. This genre, dipping into real life mysteries and criminal exploits, captivates audience's attention nationwide, serving both a dose of reality and a unique touch of suspense. However, the fascination with true crime varies across the United States, with certain states being more "true crime obsessed" than others.
Data compiled from a range of sources including Google Trends, most popular true crime podcasts, and statistics on crime-focused TV show ratings reveal both the extent of this obsession and the geographical disparities within it.
Key findings from the data include: