Special Report

The Best Statistic About Each State

Though they are part of one united country, the 50 states have their own individual identities. States have their own cuisines, slang, sources of pride and drawbacks that are unique to that part of the country.

Each state has at least one positive statistical attribute in which it surpasses every other part of the United States, or at least almost every other part. For instance, Texans will happily tell you that everything is bigger in the Lone Star State, though maybe they should be boasting about how the state has the lowest gas prices of anywhere in the nation.

24/7 Wall St. reviewed facts and figures from various sources about each state to determine the best statistic about each state.

Click here to read about the best statistic about each state.

States excel in certain areas for many reasons. Some have benefitted from the features of their geographic location, leading the nation in hydroelectric and wind energy creation. Other state superlatives come from having cultures that value physical activity, social interaction, and tolerance. Several states have benefitted from politicians prioritizing the safety and health of their constituents, leading to safer roads and healthy, insured citizens.

Methodology

To determine the best statistic about each state, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed a number of government and media sources to find one positive statistical attribute in which each state stands out.

Sponsored: Tips for Investing

A financial advisor can help you understand the advantages and disadvantages of investment properties. Finding a qualified financial advisor doesn’t have to be hard. SmartAsset’s free tool matches you with up to three financial advisors who serve your area, and you can interview your advisor matches at no cost to decide which one is right for you. If you’re ready to find an advisor who can help you achieve your financial goals, get started now.

Investing in real estate can diversify your portfolio. But expanding your horizons may add additional costs. If you’re an investor looking to minimize expenses, consider checking out online brokerages. They often offer low investment fees, helping you maximize your profit.