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The civic engagement category looked at factors like the share of adults who voted in the 2016 presidential election, volunteer rate, AmeriCorps volunteers per capita, peace core volunteers per capita, share of residents who participate in groups or organizations and civic education requirements.
WalletHub also notes that Independence Day is likely to look different this year, amid the coronavirus outbreak and with protests across the nation against racism and police brutality.
“While many states are starting to reopen, it’s unlikely that on July 4th we’ll see many grand parades, fireworks displays attended by hundreds of people, or massive cookouts celebrating our independence, since any of those activities could lead to a resurgence in the virus,” the report notes.
Overall, WalletHub says these are the top 10 most patriotic states in the country:
- New Hampshire
- North Dakota
- South Carolina