Movoto.com conducted its research on the patriotism of the 50 U.S. states. The website used these criteria in deciding upon the patriotic rankings:
- Number of national historic landmarks per capita
- Number of veterans per capita
- Funding spent on veterans
- Percent of residents who voted in the last presidential election
- Residents who “google” for “American Flags”
- Residents who list “America” as an interest on their Facebook
The results? Ohio ranked #17; Kentucky ranked #21; and Indiana ranked #38. (By the way Ohio ranked #4 for veteran funds ranking and #6 for googling “American Flags”.
What state ranked #1? South Carolina.
Want to see the rankings? Go here.