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These States Have the Most Hate Groups

Idaho does not fare well
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 24, 2018 8:30 AM CST
10 States With the Most Hate Groups
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(Newser) – Some states are worse than others when it comes to hate groups. Using data from the Southern Poverty Law Center, 24/7 Wall St. has compiled a list of the 10 states with the most such groups. Idaho ends up first in the unwanted category, at least on a per-capita basis. The 10:

  1. Idaho: 7.1 hate groups per million people; total number of hate groups, 12
  2. Tennessee: 5.6 per million people; number of hate groups, 37
  3. Mississippi: 5 per million people; number of hate groups, 15
  4. Alabama: 4.7 per million people; number of hate groups, 23
  5. Indiana: 4.5 per million people; number of hate groups, 30

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  1. Virginia: 4.4 hate groups per million people; total number of hate groups, 37
  2. Oregon: 4.4 per million people; number of hate groups, 18
  3. Arkansas: 4 per million people; number of hate groups, 12
  4. Georgia: 3.9 per million people; number of hate groups, 40
  5. Colorado: 3.8 per million people; number of hate groups, 21
Click for the full rankings, including the specifics on each state. (Read more hate groups stories.)

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