Do you consider yourself to be patriotic?  If you said yes, and you live in Michigan, you might be disappointed to find out that we are considered one of the least patriotic states in the nation.

A recent survey done by has ranked Michigan 42nd in terms of patriotism. The study comes amidst a global pandemic and protests all across the country and has some pretty interesting results.

Even though Michigan ranks pretty low on the list, we still beat out states like Texas, Florida, and New York, who you'd think would be relatively high on the list, or at least not near the bottom.

You can check out the least and most patriotic states below.

The 10 Least Patriotic States

  1. Illinois
  2. Michigan
  3. Connecticut
  4. New Mexico
  5. Florida
  6. West Virginia
  7. Texas
  8. California
  9. New York
  10. New Jersey

The 10 Most Patriotic States

  1. New Hampshire
  2. Wyoming
  3. Idaho
  4. Alaska
  5. Maryland
  6. Utah
  7. North Dakota
  8. Wisconsin
  9. Minnesota
  10. South Carolina

You can see how every state ranks by checking out the interactive map below, or by heading over to the WalletHub study.

Source: WalletHub

WalletHub's methodology used two key dimensions, “Military Engagement” and “Civic Engagement.”  They further broke down those key dimensions into several metrics that are individually weighted.  You can read more about their methodology here.

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