Nevada, home of “Sin City” itself, Las Vegas, was ranked most sinful, with a score of 55.99. It was followed by Texas, Florida and California, in that order.
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Rounding out the top 5 was Georgia, with a score of 53.76. In each dimension, Georgia ranked:
- Anger and hatred: 14
- Jealousy: 1
- Excesses and vices: 29
- Greed: 45
- Lust: 6
- Vanity: 11
- Laziness: 12
This isn’t that surprising, considering three Georgia cities made WalletHub’s November ranking of most sinful cities. Atlanta was No. 5 on that list and, like Georgia, No. 1 for most jealous.
Jealous metrics were thefts per 1,000 residents, identity theft complaints per capita, and fraud and other complaints per capita.
Columbus was ranked No. 57, with an overall score of 41.54, and Augusta finished at No. 104, with an overall score of 35.69.
So, which state is the least sinful? That would be Vermont, even though it made the top 10 in the greed dimension. It was followed by Wyoming, Idaho, Maine and New Hampshire, in that order.
You can read WalletHub's full report here.
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