ST. LOUIS – A study by WalletHub ranks Missouri as the 18th most patriotic state in the U.S.
A total of 13 key indicators were used for all 50 states to determine the levels of patriotism. The data includes Missouri’s military enlistees and veterans, the number of adults who voted in the 2020 presidential election and the number of AmeriCorps volunteers per capita.
Below are some additional highlights from the report:
Patriotism in Missouri (1=Most Patriotic; 25=Avg.):
- 18th – Average Number of Military Enlistees per 1,000 Civilian Adults
- 28th – Active-Duty Military Personnel per 100,000 Civilian Adults
- 26th – Peace Corps Volunteers per Capita
- 23rd – % of Adults Who Voted in 2020 Presidential Election
- 27th – Volunteer Rate
- 24th – Veterans per 1,000 Civilian Adults
- 1st – Civics Education Requirement
- 26th – Volunteer Hours per Resident
- 27th – AmeriCorps Volunteers per Capita