North Carolina Ranked As 2018’s 9th Most Patriotic State in America


With Americans preparing to show their national pride this Fourth of July, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2018’s Most Patriotic States in America.

To determine where Americans have the most red, white and blue pride, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 13 key indicators of patriotism. The data set ranges from average number of military enlistees to share of adults who voted in the 2016 presidential election to AmeriCorps volunteers per capita.

The Tar Heel State ranked just behind our neighboring states of South Carolina (#4) and Virginia (#1);

Source: WalletHub

Patriotism in North Carolina (1=Most Patriotic; 25=Avg.):

  • 10th – Average Number of Military Enlistees per 1,000 Civilian Adults
  • 1st – Active-Duty Military Personnel per 100,000 Civilian Adults
  • 24th – Peace Corps Volunteers per Capita
  • 8th – % of Adults Who Voted in 2016 Presidential Election
  • 26th – Volunteer Rate
  • 24th – Veterans per 1,000 Civilian Adults
  • 1st – Civics Education Requirement
  • 29th – Volunteer Hours per Resident

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