This Is America's Most Patriotic State

New Hampshire tops the list for 2019
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 4, 2019 1:22 PM CDT
This Is America's Most Patriotic State
In this July 3, 2012, file photo, Independence Day fireworks are set off on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton Bay, NH.   (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)

It's Independence Day—do you know how patriotic your state is? WalletHub looked at 13 factors, including voting numbers, volunteerism rates, military engagement, trial and grand jury participation, the share of residents participating in groups or organizations, and even a state's civics education requirement. Based on all that, here are the 10 states considered the most patriotic this Fourth of July:

  1. New Hampshire with a score of 63.08 out of 100
  2. Wyoming: 62.67
  3. Vermont: 62.25
  4. Utah: 62.12
  5. Idaho: 61.62
  6. Wisconsin: 59.12
  7. Alaska: 58.52
  8. South Carolina: 57.68
  9. Missouri: 56.90
  10. Minnesota: 56.84
Read on for the 10 least patriotic states.

The bottom 10 and their scores on a 100-point scale:

  1. New Jersey: 21.55
  2. New York: 21.63
  3. California: 23.92
  4. West Virginia: 28.39
  5. Texas: 28.66
  6. Connecticut: 30.37
  7. Indiana: 30.53
  8. New Mexico: 30.81
  9. Michigan: 31.37
  10. Illinois: 31.39
Click to see the full list, methodology, and more stats. (Or check out the best and worst cities in which to celebrate the Fourth of July.)

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