Top Ten Least Important U.S. States

The Top Ten

1 Wyoming Wyoming is a state in the mountain region of the Western United States. The state is the tenth largest by area, but the least populous and the second least densely populated of the 50 United States.

Immediately every single state is on this list. If you think every state is least important, you probably are just a whiner. There's honestly at least ONE good thing about each state, do we have to know it all the time? No. But there shouldn't be so much bile against the US just because. - Nonpointed

I don't know how to feel about the list - Swellow

The only good thing in the state is Yellowstone National Park. The rest is just... land.

The lower the state on the list, the more important it is.

2 Mississippi

I think those who live here would disagree. This is one of a few U.S. states I have my heart set on visiting. - Britgirl

Why? What famous American attractions exist in Mississippi off the top of your head and not some travel guide? - Jafaree

Racist and ignorant (same thing). A state that leeches of the federal government and therefore other states.

Well they are important in the furniture industry - Spiritualsavedboy


3 Hawaii Hawaii is the 50th and most recent state of the United States of America, receiving statehood on August 21, 1959.

There is almost nothing useful for Hawaii except being an attack pedestal. It was taken illegally, in a sense.

Look, I know I might get hate for this but was it ever really necessary to have Hawaii as a state? Having a government is bad enough and except for Barack Obama's birthdate controversy, there wasn's any political contributions about Hawaii recently. - Seventies-Music-Fan

It was necessary- this is one of the key factors preventing the US from being one of the ugliest countries in the world - SoldierOfFortune

Why is it even part of the US, anyway

It's good for tourism and it's proximity to Asia so... - Randomator

4 Montana Montana is a state in the Western region of the United States. The state's name is derived from the Spanish word montaƱa.

This Comment Section Is As Empty As The State

Wait Montana exists?

What happens there?

5 North Dakota North Dakota is the 39th state of the United States, having been admitted to the union on November 2, 1889.

This should be #1

North Dakota is so unimportant that is actually important because of that - LarrytheFairy

6 Delaware Delaware is one of the Mid-Atlantic states located in the Northeast megalopolis region of the United States.

Delaware has nothing except weird tax laws. I went to college at UD and can confirm that delaware barely even exists as its own place. Its like a no mans land that maryland pa and jersey didn't care about giving up

How is this 37? it is literally the least important state! At least the states no one lives in like Wyoming and Montana have beautiful mountains, Delaware is just a tiny piece of land that few people live in with no identifiable features or quirks and has no cultural significance whatsoever

Excuse me, but this is the First State!
Least important state is Massachusetts.

7 New Mexico

Yeah, who in the heck likes snow skiing? And who would ever find rock climbing or whitewater rafting interesting. Fly fishing, forget it. Hiking? Backpacking? Trail Bike riding? Flying across the sky in a hot-air balloon? OH, I know! You want to get plastered in a bar all night, or maybe just sit sullenly with other edgy teens on a street corner. Cool; please go to Hollywood or NYC, and stay there.

So boring - DatRabidSlushie

8 New Hampshire

Pfft, without New Hampshire the constitution wouldn't have been ratified. - SoldierOfFortune

New Hampshire was the first colony to declare their independance and the place where the thing was sighnd to end the war beween Japan and Russia (sorry for the bad spelling)

This state is full of insuluar hillbillies especially North of Concord. The whole Upper Valley is a waste of space where you have angry locals who think being terse is a way of life and rich liberals who rule from Hanover.

OHHH this is where my hamster ran away too.

9 Arkansas Arkansas is a state located in the Southeastern region of the United States. Its name is of Siouan derivation, denoting the Quapaw Indians.

These lists are ridiculous. Every state has great qualities and problems, some more than other depending on size, population, geography, the accident of natural resources, history etc. Arkansas is a small state with a small population. I hope you all continue to believe it is a horrible place because I don't want you moving here. It bears no resemblance to Kansas other than the similar name.

10 Alaska Alaska is a U.S. state situated in the northwest extremity of the Americas. The Canadian administrative divisions of British Columbia and Yukon border the state to the east; it has a maritime border with Russia to the west across the Bering Strait.

Actually no. They have gold and oil resources - Randomator

Which is why I didn't Include this in the original list. Why else would the U.S. won this from russia - SpectralOwl

Gold,animals,coal, should I say anymore - Spiritualsavedboy

The Contenders

11 West Virginia West Virginia is a state located in the Appalachian region of the Southern United States. It is bordered by Pennsylvania to the north, Maryland to the east and northeast, Virginia to the southeast, Kentucky to the southwest, and Ohio to the northwest. West Virginia is the 41st largest state by area, more.

Is there anything in West Virginia? - Randomator

Take me home

12 Arizona Arizona is a U.S. state in the southwestern region of the United States. It is also part of the Western and the Mountain states.
13 Alabama Alabama is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. It is bordered by Tennessee to the north, Georgia to the east, Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south, and Mississippi to the west.
14 Rhode Island Rhode Island, officially the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, is a state in the New England region of the United States.

Crappy state! But not as crap as New York or Massachusetts.

Blame Massachusetts and New York!

15 Georgia Georgia is a state located in the southeastern United States. It was established in 1732, the last of the original Thirteen Colonies.

We are important because big daddy Trump says we are. If u wanna throw hands me and my biker gang will clap your cheeks.

Nah Georgia is becoming the Hollywood in movie production, plus Atlanta has the greatest import of people from airlines

Uhh do you not like coke - Jabber

16 Wisconsin Wisconsin is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States, in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions.

Great for cheese - nothing else

17 South Dakota
18 Indiana

Nothing but corn here.

19 Connecticut

Lol stupid connecticut peo-- HEY - ProPanda

20 Idaho Idaho is a state in the northwestern region of the United States. Idaho is the 14th largest, the 39th most populous, and the 7th least densely populated of the 50 United States.

They do have potatoes though - Randomator

21 Colorado Colorado is a state in the United States encompassing most of the Southern Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the western edge of the Great Plains.
22 Illinois Illinois is a state in the midwestern region of the United States. It is the 5th most populous state and 25th largest state in terms of land area, and is often noted as a microcosm of the entire country.

Outside of Chicago, there is nothing

23 Kansas Kansas is a U.S. state located in the Midwestern United States. It is named after the Kansa Native American tribe, which inhabited the area.

Pretty good state. You get to meet a witch, scarecrow, and more which is better than a wizard. - Skullkid755

Yeah there's nothing much in Kansas outside of Wichita. Trust me I live here. At least it produces a lot of wheat - Randomator

Well Kansas is known for producing the most wheat. Sometimes it's referred to as the sunflower state or the wheat state. - Randomator

Yes, Kansas is not important at all I guess, unless you like to eat food. Because they grow so much food on NYC.

Nebraska is more interesting and fun than this state is...

24 California California is a state in the Southwestern United States. With 39.6 million residents across a total area of about 163,696 square miles (423,970 square kilometers), California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area. The state capital is Sacramento, and the largest city is Los Angeles. more.

I mean the wildfires are insane but it holds hollywood - FallenBlaze

Only important for misandry - Maddox121

This should be 50, it's the most important,

check on most important U.S States - Wobblygaming7

what? - Randomator

25 Nebraska Nebraska is a state that lies in both the Great Plains and the Midwestern United States. Its state capital is Lincoln.

Boring. Even Kansas is more interesting - Randomator

26 Michigan
27 New York New York is a state located in the Mid-Atlantic Region. New York was one of the original thirteen colonies that formed the United States. With an estimated 19.54 million residents in 2018, it is the fourth most populous state. In order to distinguish the state from the city with the same name, it is more.

LOL what! New York holds one of the best cities in America, New York City.

WHO THE HELL PUT THIS, It has the second most populated city In the US Hollywood is first - FallenBlaze

New York is overrated and crap!
Maryland is much more important and significant than New York or even Massachusetts!

America operates New York

Best place ever - FallenBlaze

28 Vermont

Who cares?

29 Florida

Lol what - Randomator

30 Louisiana

Lol doesn't even have a description.

31 Maine

Just woodland cop shows. - EliHbk

Literally nothing - Randomator

At the edge of the US

32 Maryland Maryland is a state located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C.

Literally the capital of the entire damn country is in this state. - SoldierOfFortune

Washington D.C. and Maryland/Virginia are much more important than New York, city and state!

Maryland also borders Deleware and Pennslyvania...

Isn't this where Washington D.C. Is? - SpectralOwl

33 Washington Washington is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States located north of Oregon, west of Idaho, and south of the Canadian province of British Columbia on the coast of the Pacific Ocean. It is the only state named after a president.
34 Iowa Iowa is a U.S. state in the Midwestern United States, bordered by the Mississippi River on the east and the Missouri River and the Big Sioux River on the west.

We make corn... and bacon. - codydoestuff

35 Kentucky Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.

I love kentucky

36 Missouri Missouri is a state located in the Midwestern United States. It is the 21st most extensive, and the 18th most populous of the fifty states.

Missouri is so unimportant that nobody thinks to vote for it

37 New Jersey New Jersey is a state in the northeastern and mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. It is bordered on the north and east by New York, on the southeast and south by the Atlantic Ocean, on the west by Pennsylvania, and on the southwest by Delaware.

Chicago > Newmark

NJ>All states

38 North Carolina North Carolina is a state in the southeastern region of the United States. The state borders South Carolina and Georgia to the south, Tennessee to the west, Virginia to the north, and the Atlantic Ocean to the east.

Good military, good farming, good tourism. Yep. Useless state. - Skullkid755

I want texas numb 1

39 Oklahoma


40 Oregon Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. Oregon is bordered on the west by the Pacific Ocean, on the north by Washington, on the south by California, on the east by Idaho, and on the southeast by Nevada.

I live in Oregon and know it's the least important state. At least Wyoming has Yellowstone, while Oregon has Portland. Ew. - Anthony_Gaming1

41 Texas Texas is a state in the Southern USA. It is the second largest by area and population. Its largest city is Houston.

How? - Randomator

Boo cowboys

42 Utah Utah is a state in the western United States. It became the 45th state admitted to the Union on January 4, 1896. Utah is the 13th-largest, the 31st-most populous, and the 10th-least-densely populated of the 50 United States.
43 Virginia Virginia, officially the Commonwealth of Virginia, is a state located in the South Atlantic region of the United States.

West Virginia should reunite with Virginia.

44 Massachusetts Massachusetts, officially the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England part of the northeastern region of the United States.

New Jersey > Massachusetts

Worst state ever!
Maryland is more important than Massachusetts since Washington D.C. is sitted at Maryland's soil.


We only started the revolution that started this country. Nothing major. - Sop

45 Minnesota Minnesota is a state in the Midwestern United States. Minnesota was admitted as the 32nd state on May 11, 1858, created from the eastern half of the Minnesota Territory.
46 Nevada Nevada is a state in the Western, Mountain West, and Southwestern regions of the United States of America.
47 Ohio Ohio is a state in the midwestern region of the United States. Ohio is the 34th largest by area, the 7th most populous, and the 10th most densely populated of the 50 United States.

What about it's electoral points? - SoldierOfFortune

48 South Carolina South Carolina is a state in the southeastern region of the United States. The state is bordered to the north by North Carolina, to the south and west by Georgia across the Savannah River, and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean.
49 Tennessee Tennessee is a state located in the southeastern United States. Tennessee is the 36th largest and the 17th most populous of the 50 United States.
50 Pennsylvania Pennsylvania, officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.