The Fourth of July is coming soon, so it’s time to talk patriotism . . . and what really goes into it.
WalletHub.com just ranked all 50 states from the most to least patriotic. And they came up with their rankings by using several factors including:
Number of members of the military and veterans . . . how many people voted . . . volunteering rates . . . AmeriCorps and Peace Corps volunteers . . . and civics education requirements.
And based on all of that, the 10 most patriotic states are: New Hampshire . . . Wyoming . . . Vermont . . . Utah . . . Idaho . . . Wisconsin . . . Alaska . . . South Carolina . . . Missouri . . . and Minnesota.
And the 10 least patriotic are: New Jersey . . . New York . . . California . . . West Virginia . . . Texas . . . Connecticut . . . Indiana . . . New Mexico . . . Michigan . . . and Illinois.