New Jersey Ranks Last as the Most Patriotic State

    Some Americans may have felt their level of patriotism has been challenged by recent events.  It was to be my surprise that New Jersey ranks dead last as the least patriotic state.  WalletHub has a strong research staff, lets take a look:

    Source: WalletHub
    The lighter, the less patriotic.
    Here is a breakdown:

    Most Patriotic States in the U.S. – here is the complete list:

    Overall Rank
    (1 = Most Patriotic)
    StateTotal Score‘Military Engagement’ Rank‘Civic Engagement’ Rank
    1New Hampshire63.97303
    2Wyoming61.8597
    3Idaho61.60108
    4Alaska61.37120
    5Maryland61.04256
    6Utah60.89381
    7North Dakota60.41315
    8Wisconsin59.96422
    9Minnesota57.18474
    10South Carolina56.57317
    11Missouri56.49219
    12Montana55.832010
    13Virginia53.23424
    14Ohio51.993412
    15Maine51.883211
    16Nevada51.781615
    17Oregon50.233313
    18Arizona49.161223
    19Indiana46.973616
    20Arkansas46.472422
    21North Carolina46.22630
    22Vermont46.194014
    23Colorado46.191526
    24Louisiana45.822921
    25Alabama45.80729
    26Washington45.501828
    27Kentucky45.172825
    28Nebraska43.032627
    29Iowa42.493919
    30Tennessee40.522731
    31Delaware39.962334
    32Massachusetts39.285018
    33South Dakota37.362238
    34Mississippi37.311339
    35Kansas36.131940
    36Oklahoma35.45841
    37Pennsylvania35.384332
    38Hawaii35.24250
    39Georgia34.80546
    40Rhode Island34.264433
    41Illinois32.384137
    42Michigan32.134536
    43Connecticut31.264635
    44New Mexico31.111445
    45Florida29.561747
    46West Virginia27.853544
    47Texas27.591149
    48California23.583748
    49New York22.874942
    50New Jersey22.124843

     

    The Red States vs. Blue States:

    Check out the video version here:

    Either way, being from New Jersey, I knew we wouldn’t favor super high, but dead last was definitely a surprise.

    You can check out the methodology here: https://wallethub.com/edu/most-patriotic-states/13680/

    Drop me a line and let me know your thoughts tom@newtheory.com

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