Today, we’re stepping into a world that’s a bit thrilling and quite revealing: “The Most Terrifying Gangs in Each State.” Whether you’re deeply into real estate, curious about your neighborhood, or want to know more about where you live, this topic will grab your attention.

It’s not just about the sensational aspects; understanding the presence of notorious gangs gives us a more comprehensive view of our communities and their challenges.

I’ve spent years exploring the ins and outs of real estate and local dynamics, and I’ve realized that every state has unique stories, some of which include the darker side of society. This list isn’t meant to scare you. Instead, it aims to provide an honest, unfiltered glimpse into each state, revealing the parts often left unspoken.


Alabama Gangs
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The gang scene in Alabama is characterized by the activities of the All Profits Gang, Crips, Bloods, and The Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation, each contributing to the state’s complex criminal network.


Alaska Gangs
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In Alaska, the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club stands out as a prominent group in the state’s more unique gang landscape.


Arizona Gangs
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Arizona, particularly in the Phoenix area, sees a diverse gang presence with groups like the Bloods, Crips, WBP/Doble Gang, and Phoeniquera shaping its criminal dynamics.


Arkansas Gangs
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Gangs in Arkansas include the Almighty Vice Lord Nation, Bloods, Crips, Dixie Mafia, Outlaws Motorcycle Club, Rufus Buck Gang, and Sons of Silence, each playing a significant role in the state’s gang culture.


California Gangs
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California’s gang landscape is one of the most diverse, featuring prominent groups like the Crips, Bloods, Sureños, Norteños, MS-13, 18th Street Gang, and Aryan Brotherhood.


Colorado Gangs
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Colorado’s gang scene includes Tre Tre Crips, Tre 31st, Tre Duce, Tre Tre Finest, Rollin’ 30s, the Bloods, Gallant Knights Insane, 303 Mafia, North Side Mafia, Inca Boyz, 18th Street gang, and 211 Crew.


Connecticut Gangs
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In Connecticut, the gang environment is influenced by groups like the Latin Kings, Los Solidos, Ñeta, and 20 Luv.


Delaware Gangs
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Delaware’s gang activity is marked by the presence of Latin Kings, various Mexican gangs, and Bloods and Crips factions.


Florida Gangs
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Florida’s gang landscape includes the Sons of Silence, Gambino Family, Latin Kings, Sarasota Assassination Society, Trafficante Crime Family, Genovese Crime Family, Bonanno Crime Family, Lucchese Crime Family, and La Raza Nation.


Georgia Gangs
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Georgia’s gangs are comprised of the Bloods, Crips, Gangster Disciples, Latin Kings, and Vice Lords, each with a significant influence on the state’s gang activities.


Hawaii Gangs
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Hawaii’s gang environment includes the 99 Street Halawa Mob Crips, Parccyde Sons of Samoa Crips, Kam4 projects, MDubbz, and various groups in Palolo, Waipahu, Pupuole, and Awanei.


Idaho Gangs
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In Idaho, the gang presence encompasses Crips, Bloods, Nortenos, Serenos, various white supremacist gangs, and biker gangs.


Illinois Gangs
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Illinois, particularly Chicago, is known for gangs like the Black Disciples, Black P Stones, Gangster Disciples, and Latin Kings.


Indiana Gangs
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Indiana’s gang scene features the Gangster Disciples, Vice Lords, Crew Life, Bad Newz, Cross Town, Wild Life, Brook Side, Gangstaville, and 2100 Arlington groups.


Iowa Gangs
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Iowa’s gang landscape includes the Latin Kings, Gangster Disciples, and Vice Lords.


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Kansas is home to gangs such as the Bloods, Crips, and Surenos.


Kentucky Gangs
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The gang environment in Kentucky is marked by the presence of Crips, Bloods, and other local groups.


Louisiana Gangs
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Louisiana’s gangs include The Bandidos and various Outlaw motorcycle gangs (OMGs).


Maine Gangs
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Maine’s gang landscape features the Crips, Bloods, Latin Kings, Neta, Tiny Rascals Gang, FSU, Surenos 13, Maine Elements, TRU, Urban Boys for Life, Underground Thugs, The Portland Boys, P-Town Soldiers, Unauthorized Outlaws, and East Side Til I Die.


Maryland Gangs
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Maryland, especially in urban areas, sees the presence of gangs like the Bloods and Crisps.


Massachusetts Gangs
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Massachusetts hosts notable motorcycle gangs such as The Hells Angels (HAMC) and the Outlaws, each with a significant presence in the state.


Michigan Gangs
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Michigan’s gang scene includes groups like the Playboy Gangster Crips, influencing local criminal dynamics.


Minnesota Gangs
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Minnesota’s gang environment is diverse, featuring Black P Stones, Bloods, Bogus Boys, Crips, Family Mob, Gangster Disciples, Native Mob, One Nine’s, Purple Brothers, Somali Hot Boyz, Stick Up Boys, Sureños, Taliban, Vatos Locos, and Vice Lords.


Mississippi Gangs
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In Mississippi, gangs such as Simon City Royals, Gangster Disciples, Vice Lords and their subsets, Latin Kings, and Black Gangster Disciples play a significant role in the state’s gang culture.


Missouri Gangs
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Missouri’s gang landscape includes Aryan Circle, Family Values, Joplin Honkys, Missouri Aryan Brotherhood, Peckerwood Midwest, and Sacred Separatist Group.


Montana Gangs
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Montana’s gangs comprise Nortenos, Surenos, Bloods, Crips, Native Pride, Dine Pride, and Warrior Society.


Nebraska Gangs
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In Nebraska, notable gangs include Vice Lords, Bloods, Airport Crips, and Cooper Park Locos.


Nevada Gangs
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Nevada’s gang scene features Gersons’, the Crips, Playboys, and other local groups.

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Gangs
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New Hampshire’s diverse gang landscape includes Bay State Skinheads, Bloods, Brothers of the White Warriors, Chinese Mafia, Combatants, Crips, Diamond Kings, Dominions, Folk, Gangster Disciples, Hells Angels MC, Iron Eagles MC, Juggalos, Kaotic Kings of Destruction, Latin Gangster Disciples, Latin Kings, Milford & Company, Mountain Men MC, MS-13, Outlaws MC, Pagans MC, Red Villain Gangstas, Rough Riders, Sureños, Trinitarios.

New Jersey

New Jersey Gangs
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New Jersey hosts gangs like the Bloods, Hells Angels Motorcycle Club, Pagan’s Motorcycle Club, Rollin 60s Crips, 18th Street, Trintarios, Brick Squad, 230 Boys, and So Icey Boys.

New Mexico

New Mexico Gangs
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In New Mexico, gangs such as West Siders, Los Carnales prison gangs, Brew Town Locos, Los Sureños and Juaritos, 72 Gang, Los Demonos, Memphis Boys, Los Padillas, Servalle Pajarito, Bandidos, and Hells Angels are prominent.

New York

New York Gangs
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New York’s gang environment is characterized by the presence of Bloods, Crips, Latin Kings, Nietas, Five Prisoners, Silenciosos, Matatones, Rat Hunters, and Zulu Nation.

North Carolina

North Carolina Gangs
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North Carolina’s gang scene includes Folk Nation, People Nation, Bloods, Crips, various Hispanic and Asian gangs, reflecting the state’s diverse criminal dynamics.

North Dakota

North Dakota Gangs
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In North Dakota, gangs such as the Boyz, North Side Gangster Disciples, North Side Family, and those reported by the Rapid City Journal contribute to the state’s more localized gang environment.


Ohio Gangs
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Ohio, particularly in Columbus, sees a mix of gangs including local Columbus gangs, along with factions of Bloods and Crips.


Oklahoma Gangs
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Oklahoma’s gang landscape is characterized by Crips, Bloods/Piru, Folk Nation, Peoples Nation, Surenos, Outlaw Motorcycle Bikers (OMG), and White Supremacist groups.


Oregon Gangs
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Oregon hosts gangs like the Crips, Bloods, Latin Kings, Aryan Nation, and Hoovers, each contributing to the state’s gang culture.


Pennsylvania Gangs
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Pennsylvania’s diverse gang environment includes Latin Kings, The Flathead Gang, Polish-American organized crime groups, Pittsburgh Crime Family, Bufalino Crime Family, various motorcycle clubs like Sons of Satan MC, Pagan’s Motorcycle Club, Sadistic Souls Motorcycle Club, Juggalo Gangs, Keystone United, Watlocks Motorcycle Club, Outlaws Motorcycle Club, Trinitarios, The Breed Motorcycle Club, and Sin City Deciples Motorcycle Club.

Rhode Island

Rhode Island Gangs
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In Rhode Island, gangs such as Bloods, Crips, Eastside, Latin Kings, Southside, Taylor Street, and Westend are significant players in the state’s gang dynamics.

South Carolina

South Carolina Gangs
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South Carolina’s gang landscape features Mafia Gangster Disciples, Insane Gangster Disciples, and Charlie Town Clique.

South Dakota

South Dakota Gangs
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In South Dakota, the gang presence includes Boyz, North Side Gangster Disciples, North Side Family, and those reported by the Rapid City Journal.


Tennessee Gangs
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Tennessee’s gang environment is marked by Bloods and Crips, Gangster Disciples, Mara Salvatrucha, and Vice Lords.


Texas Gangs
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Texas is home to a complex gang landscape with the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas, Aryan Circle, Texas Syndicate, Texas Mexican Mafia, various cliques of Crips and Bloods, Bandidos, and Latin Kings.


Utah Gangs
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Utah’s gang environment includes Crips, Bloods, Surenos, and Nortenos, marking a diverse range of influences in the state’s criminal underworld.


Vermont Gangs
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In Vermont, the presence of Bloods, Crips, and Latin Kings contributes to a smaller yet significant gang landscape.


Virginia Gangs
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Virginia’s gangs include Broad Rock Boys, Young guns, 13th Gang, Sureno 13, MS-13, Double II Bloods, Nine Trey Bloods, Sex Money Murder Blood, Black Disciples, 2 Times, FTO, OTF, Los Lobos, Dolow Crips, 9 Boyz, 400, Rollin 30 Crips, Gangster Disciples, and various motorcycle gangs like Hells Angels, Mongols, Outkast, Pagans, and Wheels of Soul.


Washington Gangs
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Washington state hosts a variety of motorcycle gangs including Bandidos, Hombres, Amigos, Destralos, Canyon Riders, Unforgiven, Warriors, Brother Speed, Free Souls, Ghost Riders, Gypsy Jokers, Hells Angels, Nomads, Resurrection, Iron Horseman, Mongols, and Outsiders.

West Virginia

West Virginia Gangs
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West Virginia’s gang scene includes groups like the Barbarians, Lost Souls, Brothers of the Wheel, Avengers, Apache, and Ghost Ryders/Riders.


Wisconsin Gangs
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In Wisconsin, the gang landscape is defined by the Black Gangster Disciples, Latin Kings, Spanish Cobras, Insane Unknowns, Vice Lords, Imperial Gangsters, and other groups.


Wyoming Gangs
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Wyoming features gangs such as Blood, Bandidos, Hells Angels, Mongols, Aryan Nation, and the Ku Klux Klan, each playing a role in the state’s unique gang dynamics.

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