Fourth of July is right around the corner and will be here before you know it. The holiday is big for celebrations, often including fireworks, barbecue and the great outdoors.

In honor of the holiday, WalletHub has ranked the most patriotic and least patriotic states in the country. They released this study on Monday (June 17th) just in time.

What Makes A State Patriotic?

WalletHub analysts looked at a variety of factors, including peace corps volunteers and veterans per capita, volunteer rate, how many adults voted in the 2020 election and more.

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Where Does Minnesota Rank?

Sadly, Minnesota was not close to the top in this instance. Minnesota was named the 18th most patriotic state in the country.

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According to this study, Minnesota has one of the lowest numbers of military enlistees, but does have the highest volunteer rate. Minnesota also had a high voter turnout in the 2020 election.

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Wisconsin Ranked Even Lower

Where does the Cheesehead State come into play? Wisconsin was named the 32nd most patriotic state, meaning it really isn't that patriotic at all in this case.

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The good news? Wisconsin did have a high voter turnout in the last election, boosting them a bit in this study. Otherwise, they find themselves on the bottom half of the list. Better luck next year?

Which States Are The Most + Least Patriotic?

Wisconsin, it could be worse! The least patriotic states are Massachusetts, New York and Arkansas.

As for the most patriotic, that would be Virginia. Other very patriotic states include Alaska, Montana and Maine.

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