The four states were rated in the National UFO Alert Rating System as a UFO Alert 1 which represents 4.01 or higher reports per million residents during the month of October 2014: West Virginia, 4.85; Maine, 4.51; Delaware, 4.36; and Colorado, 4.24.
Utah, Vermont and New Hampshire were the next highest reporting states showing between 3.03 and 4.0 reports per million residents and listed as a UFO Alert 2: Utah, 3.85; Vermont, 3.19 and New Hampshire, 3.03.
Oregon and Oklahoma earned an Alert 3 rating with reports per million residents between 2.51 and 3.0.
Kansas, South Carolina and Nebraska earned a UFO Alert 4 rating with reports per million residents between 2.01 and 2.5. All other states were listed as a UFO Alert 5 with 2.0 sightings per million residents or lower. These numbers are based on the month when an event occurred, and not the month in which it was reported.