When it comes to being patriotic, where does South Carolina rank?
The financial website WalletHub compared each of the 50 states across 13 key indicators of patriotism. Each state was based on elements like the share of enlisted military population to civic duty elements like the share of adults who voted in the 2016 presidential election to AmeriCorps volunteers per capita.
Overall Virginia is our most patriotic state, followed by Alaska and Wyoming. South Carolina ranks 4th in patriotism, scoring highest in Military engagement where the Palmetto State was 3rd. North Carolina finished 9th, while Ohio ranked 32nd.
The least patriotic of our 50 states is Massachusetts. Check out Wallethub.com's complete survey results here.