US States With the Rudest People

The Top Ten

1 Ohio 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.

I have lived in many States-North Carolina, New York, Ohio, Maryland, Florida, and Georgia. I have never seen anything like Ohio-Ohioans are so backwards and behind the times, they think that it is cool to be rude and nasty-they pride themselves on who can be the rudest- Where as states like New York and Florida know that they are being rude but they know that it is not cool and the thing to do! Ohio think that it is very cool and hip to be rude, they are the most backward people in America and they are very poor!

Women in Ohio are rude, entitled, jealous and envious! It's impossible to befriend them! It's like they're always competing for attention!

The workers in Ohio are lazy narcissistic and rude. You can't work anywhere where there are normal people. Can't wait to move.

Ohio people are the rudest, agree with that 100%. As a truck driver I visited all 48 states, so I know

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2 New Jersey 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.

I'm from Jersey, born and raised. We're awful. We don't sugar coat anything, we tailgate like there's no tomorrow, and out of state people will learn this pretty quickly when we're doing 90 on a freeway instead of 65. Our jokes are at the expense of others, we're quick to judge and call names. Not to mention the political divide is astounding in my area- there's an even split of conservatives and liberals, and we all come for each other's throats when we get into it. Bullying is a serious issue here, as is suicide and opiate related deaths. Not only are we rude, but we're particularly cruel. Don't move here unless you want your feelings to get hurt.

I moved to Florida recently and found that the general population of people are from New Jersey. Well being from upstate New York, (not the city saratoga area) I had found that in the summer idiots from Jersey and New York City migrated up to Sartoga and Lake George area. I found that fatalities when up on I -87 during this time and more aggression took place at night clubs, proof is in the pudding. Now I am living down here in an area loaded with jersyites and all I can say is they are the rudest pushiest pieces of crap I have ever come across.

I am from Indiana and I moved to Jersey to be with my fiance. Needless to say, we are moving back to Indy as soon as our house sells. I have never in my life met so many rude, snobby or unkind people.

If God was going to give America an enema he would stick the nozzle in New Jersey!

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3 Florida Florida

I'm retired. I have visited Florida January and February for the last twenty years. I'm called a Snow Bird, because I Winter in Florida to avoid the snow. I have found a lot of very rude and very pushy people in Florida. A few were nice. I asked one of the nice ones why so many people are very rude and very pushy in Florida. He said that almost all Florida residents moved to Florida from other states, and they bring their bad habits with them. I thought that was a good explanation, but it didn't help me interact with the very rude and very pushy people. Obviously, I don't Winter in Florida for the friendly people. I could give you fifty examples, but I'll limit myself to only one. While shopping in a crowded large Florida grocery store I noticed a man in his 30's driving his shopping cart like a race car while throwing things into it and running into other customers and other carts. He never smiled or apologize to anyone. It was as though his only goal was to get in and out of the ...more

The women in Florida are not nice. Afraid to burst your bubble. Don't try to cozy to em. They won't let you. Brr. The warmest state has the most cold blooded women.

I think you will find that native Floridians are very nice. However there really are not many of them anymore. Also Palm Beach County may be the top offender for housing rude people. The locals and the snow birds for he most part are just flat out not nice.

My family and I are from the UK and we've visited the US over 30 times. We noticed a huge difference between Florida and other states. For example, in many states, If you helped someone by holding the door open for them, you would get a genuine smile and a massive "thank you! " In Florida, if you held a door open for someone, the person would [more often than not] barge past without looking at you or provide only a very clipped, insincere "thanks." The same when placing orders at restaurants. In manys states, the customer would say "Hello, how are you today! Could I have the [insert name of food/drink]. Thanks! " In Florida..."Give me the...[insert name of food/drink]" Also, when service people got something wrong, I saw far more outrage and anger in Florida compared to in other states where there was greater patience and understanding on the part of the customer. Will still visit Florida though!

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4 Massachusetts 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.

Most disgusting state I've ever been to. Dirty towns, bad roads with drivers who race up on your ass and don't stop at yield signs and turn their cars like they don't have power steering or pull out in front of you at 80mph and then slow down to 25mph making you slam on your breaks. The trees are leaning all over the roads and it's old buggy trails and pot holes that came out of the video game/movie Silent Hill. In fact, the state looks like the game Silent Hill. Misty and grey with terrible roads and homes that haven't been fixed since 1960 and trees and shrubs overgrown all over the place.

Sports obsessed weirdos, too. If you go out on a date with a guy in Massachusetts, they'll immediately talk about sports as if you're a dude they're friends with, its bizarre. It's almost like the guys in Massachusetts have never talked to a girl in their life and are stuck at the mindset of 12 year olds. They don't know how to be friends with woman, either. It's a backwards state. It's ...more

I've lived here less than one year, and previously spent many years as a resident of New Hampshire often having to travel to Massachusetts for business purposes. Before living in New England, I was raised in the Midwest and spent time living down south as well. Based on my experience in many states of the country, I can honestly say this is the most inconsiderate, rude, careless, and selfish state! It's one thing to deal with harassment and a rush after work driving on the highways, but to have compete disregard for one's safety when he or she is unwilling to speed at 80 mph during a dangerous blizzard and swerve around turning cars immediately is uncalled for! My neighbors here have been a constant source of frustration and disappointment. It seems all children have the upper hand and can do no wrong, and forget about manners let alone an apology after being harassed and having your property destroyed and trespasses upon multiple times a day! I've come to accept the coldness and ...more

I have lived here my whole life and I love it. We have thick skin. No, we are not the nicest people, if you want nice don't come here. We don't say hello to every person on the street(people are nuts, we have enough of our own problems), and we don't play nice. If you do happen to get our attention we are just going to make fun of you and belittle you. It is how we show love to one another. Some may not understand it, but it is how we are, if you don't like it don't stay here. No one asked you to come here and if you are just going to whine about how "your" state is so much better than our state, by all means GO HOME! We don't want you here anyway. The less cry babies the better.

Incredibly rude people.

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5 Missouri 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.

People here are very unfriendly and not outgoing at all. Barely anybody has introduced themselves and we have been living here for three years. If you want to make friends you CAN NOT BE SHY. otherwise you will be a loner. People will not come talk to you. You have to go prick up the courage and talk to them yourself. Even if you are new at a church most people don't even come to say hi.
We are from the south, down in the south people who DON'T EVEN KNOW you will at least acknowledge your presence by nodding or saying hello. A lot of people in MO even refuse to make eye contact letting alone saying hi. Is awful here. Never come unless you are from MO or unless you have friends here already. Otherwise people here will regard you as an outsider and you will have a hard time fitting in. So be careful if you are planning to move to MO.

Every state that is not a southern state is snobby and unfriendly as a rule people don't talk to people they don't know unless they have to and even then there not to friendly. Even in small towns in the north people are rude and snobby. I use to live in upstate New York in Saratoga Springs were people don't even make eye contact but that is comin in the north east. Now I live in Missouri were the people are just as rude and unfriendly as they are in New York.

Some of the rudest and unfriendliest people I have ever met. Being in the military have lived all over the U.S. and the world and MO takes the prize for worst. Always heard about midwest hospitality but it does not exist in MO. Previous comments are true. The people won't even speak or acknowledge you. Their snobbery knows no bounds. Can't wait to leave.

If you don't want dude don't go to North of downtown st louis

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6 New York New York

We moved here almost 11 years ago due to it being my spouse's assigned military duty station. Although the majority of people here are super standoffish and rude ( can't seem to ever admit when they have made a mistake but make a huge display and DEMAND an apology if they feel you have wronged them in some way), typically don't hold doors open for strangers, and typically the residents where I'm at have zero patience when driving, and feel the need to honk even if they are the ones blatantly in the wrong as per traffic rules. There's an entitled and superior attitude most people have here. We have been referred to as "those NAVY people" in a derogatory way. Seems to be a popular thing to take passive jabs at people. Our postal lady indeed went postal on me- my spouse was deployed and apparently I missed paying the annual fee by a week. Instead of simply returning the mail to sender or charging me the late fee, she felt the need to literally YELL at me in a lobby full of customers. I ...more

I'm from Connecticut and many people are snobby and rude and really have a lot to learn. But some are also very nice. It really depends on a persons temperament and upbringing. That being said, I've lived in many other states and (often) in general people seem to have a more relaxed attitude in some other states. But there can be good and bad anywhere.

I think New York is the most rudest state i. I went to New York for my birthday week. I was in line and someone skip me twice and guest what the business actually service them knowing they skip. Also my sister got the wrong order when she told them that it was wrong instead of given her the right meal they throw it away and throw her refund on top of the counter and served the next person. True story.

I think NY #1

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7 Illinois 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.

Moved from NYC to the Illinois Subs and so far 4 years have been passed in this dump, with only work and no social life or friends... Why did I do that, absolutely no good reasons to live in Illinois. At least NYC doesn't sleep 24/7 and you can have great eats any time of the day, unbelievably good pizza, thin or deep dished, even the street vendors' food is delicious... Plenty of entertainment in NYC.., absolutely "0" in Illinois or Chicago, more expensive than NYC, no customer service, eateries are terrible, people are crazy, selfish, entitled, antisocial, judgemental, arrogant, rude, narcissistic, bigoted, opinionated, rural, ignorant, prejudiced, racist, obnoxious, and drive like they own the world, they never apologize or back off when wrong... Got forbid you get in an road altercation, they'll call the cops on you and the cops will actually show at your door to harass you for why you've given someone the finger. Illinoisans are sheltered cry babies who feel entitled to all, and ...more

Illinois is one of the scuzzy white trash places I've ever been and they are proud of it. I moved there from Colorado and always said there is no such thing as white trash...boy was I wrong! And racist! Black people hate white people there just beat they've never left their state. The other review is correct entitlement runs rampant! - bootgrrl2u

I got forced here at age 11 after folks got divorced. Moved from California to an inner city school in Peoria. No worse culture shock ever. I could write a book. I'm 43 now as soon as I turn 50 and get me retirement I'm never coming here again. Worst state in the union

The Land of Corruption is the worst. People from the Murder Capitol think their "it" doesn't stink and look down at anyone not "from Chicago". Problem is most of those d-bags aren't even from Chicago, they're from the burbs and CLAIM they're "from Chicago". And that doesn't even include the most fair-weather fans in ALL of sports.

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8 Utah 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.

People here are so rude in every possible way. People actually go out of their way to be rude one the road. They speed up to block you when they see blinkers or notice you're trying to change lanes. They cut you off all the time and I have to slam on my breaks quite often. Forget stop signs, people are selfish and refuse to wait, they think they're too important. People go or of their way to be rude. I hear a lot of times "Utah people are rude on the road but are nice people". That's the biggest load of crap I hear. If people are going out of their way to be rude on the road, that means they consciously want to be rude, nice people don't do that.

They STARE ALL THE TIME and gossip about everyone. You're being watched intensely. They get upset if you stare back. They want to see if you're Mormon, if you don't dress like them, they tell each other if you're not Mormon. Their gossiping is so loud. The neighborhoods know each other well because they all go to the same ...more

The worst is being in customer service. No body likes working for free and that happens all the time as a server. No body wants to chase your kids around in a store while they act like terrorists destroying everything and running people over. If you come to visit Utah make sure you lower your deductible before you come. My first visit here resulted in an accident and the driver had no insurance. And don't mind the dirty looks you get if you don't have a kid in tow. If you don't have children you must be trying to take some one else's by the way they look at you. Utah is a beautiful place to live and I like it here but I have yet to actually talk to more than four neighbors and I have lived here for a year. Utah needs to change because as of right now it is the rudest state on the west coast and that is saying something because nobody likes a Californian.

People in Utah have no manners. They are loud, obnoxious and self-centered. Put your car blinker on and people will speed up. Say "Excuse me" when you are cornered in a grocery aisle and they will just stand in your way. Don't bother crossing at a crosswalk, the drivers will speed up and not stop even though you have the right of way. They let their bratty kids make a mess at stores and Utahns don't grasp a basic understanding of common courtesy.

Yep, Utah is the only state where I have received racist treatment at establishments such as Coffee Garden and Oasis. If you are a minority, they will serve you last and charge you extra. They bully people of color constantly while claiming to be open minded.

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9 Nevada Nevada Nevada is a state in the Western, Mountain West, and Southwestern regions of the United States of America.

Northern NV, near Reno, be white or it could be very dangerous. It's still 1923 up there. Las Vegas "me like shiny things" don't expect anyone to be impressed that you can only. Tons of homeless. Hot as hell 9 mos straight, systemically racist, and an incredibly small town, for such a large area. Wouldn't want my dog to live there!

Rude people. Non-existent customer service

10 Michigan Michigan

If all the compliments in regards to Michigan are negative, the state must have a very low vibration. I don't think that people are being hypocritical by sharing their experiences. This is what this website is for, similar to Yelp. While you do have a good point about the UP being "nice, " that does not compensate for all the truthful comments about people not being kind. If 7 out 8 people say the people in Michigan are generally not nice, this evidence is factual. Also, bias may be used. Many of the commentators have traveled all over. Have you? You don't know if a state is truly rude unless you have something to compare it to. My advice to you is to get out of the UP, explore the world and come back to see if this hell on earth is really authentically nice. There is a difference between telling the truth and being rude. Thanks so much. Look forward to hearing about your travels. Looks like 90 % of people agree that Michigan is rude. This is a known fact. Basic thinking will not ...more

The proof is in the facts: Flint Water Crisis, No Emissions Testing, high alcoholism, and depression rate. Detroit is one of the biggest cities in the country and has the least amount of people per mile. Everyone left for a reason and they're still leaving. For years, the surveys have always voted Detroit as the rudest city. This is not new information. The place is culturally poor, destitute in etiquett and manner, and there is a huge disparity of incomes in the suburbs of Detroit. Eminem doesn't even like this place and is always angry when he performs in other states. He carries the anger with him. The movie, 'The Five-Year Engagement depicts the helplessness and boredom and lack or friendliness and evolution amongst the provincials here. They ended up back in California for a reason. Many intelligent people know to never visit here unless they absolutely have to.

Below is an Indiana response, but this is the type of post someone from Michigan would do, insult a school aged child, without probing deeper into the issue. Passive Aggressive Bullying. Maybe the solution would be to contact his parents? Especially putting his name on the internet. From where I come from, that is called Slander. I am so proud to not be from this state!

"Well, I live here and everyone I know is very kind, selfless, and sharing, except a couple people who do not follow school directions, because I am a teacher there. All of my students except a boy named Evan are very behaved and kind! " - pra

The cold, dreary weather matches the cold attitude.

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The Contenders

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

I worked as a healthcare provider servicing the people of different parts of Texas. I found there are few original Texans (those people are nice). Regrettably, there is a large population of extremely aggressive people and it's not the Mexicans.

I've lived here for almost my entire life and I've noticed a huge change in the last decade (and it's definitely not for the better) awful drivers and a widespread sense of narcissism (mixed in with a dense population) are detrimental in the main cities here

I have traveled the entire south and have never come across such rude and disrespectful people!

The vast majority of people in central Texas take absolutely no concern for how how their decisions will affect others. It’s common practice for a group of Texans to carry on a conversation in the doorway of a grocery store. No one here is aware of his or her surroundings. People driving around at night or in the rain with their headlights off, driving toward oncoming traffic with high beams on, etc. Just completely unconcerned for the well-being of other people.

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12 Connecticut Connecticut

People here are so elitist, obnoxious, judgmental and selfish. Moved to Indiana and it's amazing how nice the people are here.

Sense of entitlement -- always angry -- elitist -- rude -- quick to curse -- intolerant -- sharp, cutting accent -- inability to be graceful -- hurried -- stressed -- overwhelmed -- petty. have I missed anything? How I would love to be wrong! How I would love to say that people here are warm and inviting. But it would be a lie. I almost feel they're a little proud of their obnoxiousness.

I've worked various technical support jobs that require me to speak with people all over the country. I know that any time I get a call from the 860 are code I am in for a very unpleasant conversation with a very abusive, entitled person who just can't wait to curse need out and put words in my mouth.

How very unfortunate it is to read these posts. Such descriptions of CTers are largely untrue. I am a CT native, and the vast majority of my fellow home state residents would absolutely and vehemently dismiss and categorically deny such statements as completely false and grossly unfounded.

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13 California California

I have experiences in both Southern and Northern California. I met a lot of people with an attitude in both areas. Their attitude problem seems to come from having globalist mindset. Many people living in California, whether they are white Americans, black Americans, colored immigrants, or foreigners, are globalist-minded. When people have globalist mindset, they tend to think that everybody else is stupid or inferior, which makes them arrogant and rude. I perceived this type of unpleasant attitude from all kinds of people while I was in California. People are easygoing on the surface but are not very kind or respectful to other people nearby. Some immigrants and foreigners are not helping or getting along with each other and act as white wannabes instead. They became the a**-kissers or the puppets of the globalist elites and are being cold and traitorous to their own people. It's really too bad because there are a lot of beautiful sceneries, nice weather, and good food in California, ...more

I've lived up and down the State of California. Actually, I've lived in California all my life. This is truly the State of entitlement and "it's all about me & I'll do what I want" attitude. No one holds the door open for you, no one uses their blinker, no one says thank you or please, absolutely no manners or just plain rude. Everyone is all about themselves and has no consideration for anyone or their feelings. I can't wait to move out for good!

I have lived in Japan, Kentucky and Michigan prior to moving to California. Despite having spent only 2 years as opposed to the at least 5 years in each of the other places I've lived in, the numbers of rude people I've encountered here far exceeded the ones I've encountered in all the other places added up. Not just the numbers, but the extend of rudeness. It is unbelievable why some people choose to be this rude. I can't wait to get out of here.

San Fran, L.A., and San Diego have rubbed the the wrong way every time I have visited. I lived in SoCal for 2 years. The desert life is very different, but the large cities in California seem to be full of arrogant people who believe they are better than others.

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

Horrible place to live. Grew up there and was bullied terrible. I'm so glad I don't live there anymore. I've heard now its nothing but crime and drugs. Growing up there was very hard. I even got picked at the grocery store. I have very pale skin. Everyone in maryland is obsessed with tanning or spray tan so if your pale they make fun of you or stare at you like your a alien or something. I live in florida now. The people are nicer but a lot of stupid people and bad drivers, but Maryland has to be the worse place I've ever lived.

Where do I start? Maryland has some of the most sociopathic neighbors and teenagers you could ever imagine. Some of their kids make threats to kill their neighbors when their bored. Their mothers head out to finish the job to make threats to kill people. And this is in the upscale rich communities. Maryland is hell.

Washington isn't a bad place. You went to Seattle. I just want to let you know that you went to Seattle. We're 100% different! Auburn is awesome, but we're not perfect. I agree that we're bad in some cases. Apparently, a middle school principal from a school I used to go to bullied a teacher and she tried to kill herself. Then, I heard (about the same principal) that he had sexual relations with a teacher. Also, I'm still not allowed to walk 2 blocks by myself because of all of these sexual predators. Don't read the beggining of this paragraph, Washington is terrible.

I live in Maryland, and if you do not have money, you will be bullied terrible. Also, believe it or not, people are also really racist here, and white privilege is the definition of some counties here. Too rich can be a bad thing, and Maryland is an example.

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15 Indiana Indiana

Moved out of state in 05 had to come back for work and education in 2010. Spent seven years trying to complete college due to the very poor attitudes towards employees improving themselves. I can say Central Indiana has been a poor decision in moving here. In the 33 years I lived here, Michigan/Indian borderline has been the most friendly and out-going part of this state.

Indiana is the rudest most selfish and uncaring state I have ever been in. I lived there for one year and at first chance got the hell out and do not intend to ever go back again. I can say I met 2 people there who I will stay in touch with. I have no desire to ever see the rest of the people I met.

I moved to back to Indiana from Michigan hoping to find work and complete a college degree. I relearned that my fellow Hoosiers have become down right hateful and employers seem to Target anyone improving themselves. It is sad to see Hoosiers acting this way.

Massachusetts or New York is the rudest state, not Indiana.

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16 Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania, officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.

I'm from Philadelphia, and my parents don't live together, so my mom (who's not really from PA, she grew up in NJ but was born in Brooklyn because my grandparents used to live there. I'd really rather be there.) lives a suburb town right outside of Philadelphia, and my dad lives in the city. Let me tell you, most people in that town (the suburban town) are rich, and I know this from going to school with their kids, most are just awful people. I want to make more friends, but I don't go out of my circle of friends at all because nobody else is really that nice. Most people have their little clique, which makes them unkind when other people try to join (I have a very good example of that and how PA people are rude, but that's a really long story). Want a place with all, not just some, nice, kind people? Well, get the hell out of here.

I can't speak for Pittsburgh or Philadelphia. Because those places are vastly different than the interior of PA. Especially central PA. People here do not welcome new people, ideas, or ways of thinking. People here are deeply set in their ways and don't like anything that is even thinking about the outside world.

PA Sucks - people are rude and don't have time for anyone but themselves. They are very selfish - state takes all your money in property tax - local tax - sales tax, etc... and still cannot balance a billion dollar budget. Corruption at its finest here. Lancaster County PA


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17 Rhode Island 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.

Massachusetts > Rhode Island

It's funny because we are rude! But who cares? We can all agree the New Yorkers are the rudest.


A crappy shadow of Massachusetts!

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

I agree. Who put this here? Have you ever been in Wisconsin? One of the nicest states I've lived in. People are accommodating, kind, friendly, I could go on.

Who put this on here

As a person from Wisconsin I can safely we are only friendly to people who are from outside of Wisconsin,Illinois, Minnesota and Michigan. We hate each other and tend to swear at other people driving and accusing them of being FIBS ( Illinois Bastards)

No we are not

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19 Arizona 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.

Tucson has the rudest people I've met

Tucson has one of the rudest people I've ever met in my life

Lived in and traveled to many places...rudest people I ever met!

I went to vacation in Arizona once and it was the baddest experience I ever had going on vacation. The people there were o rude and disrespectful I never wanna go there again. And I suggest you don't go either.

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20 Alabama 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.

Rude people very inconsiderate and horrible drivers no such thing as southern hospitality it is a lie. Cannot wait to leave this state as soon as possible.

Crimson Tide fans are NUTS! They care psycho and dangerous. - DoroExploro13

Alabama is an amazing place with beautiful sights to see, there is not much wrong with it. Except for the Auburn fans

I tend to agree with all of you. For me, I'm basically stuck here for the rest of my life! In ALABAMA, we the following
1. People that act like snakes
2. Too many people who don't get a lot of fitness
3. Rude people
4. People who try to find SOMETHING about you wrong
5. Busybodies
6. ROLL TIDE FANS(at least some of them)
Alabama has some(in my opinion) pretty mountains, but the rudest people since New Jersey and connecticut people.

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21 North Carolina 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.

The driving is usually a nightmare. People are backstabbing but then can't back anything up. They think "being nice" is a cover for trying to manipulate others. They'll lie and justify it to themselves so it's not on their consciences. It's hilarious when you catch someone doing something wrong to you, they can never handle the heat.

There are good and bad people. The bad ones are aggressive and speed like devil on the roads like their lives is ending soon. Very unconsidered to others. Bad behavior on roads is typical here.

Blame it on the Northeast transplants or those blood lust Yankees!
South > North

I love NC it' my home state

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22 Mississippi Mississippi

Most people here are ok lol

Its lit yall

23 New Hampshire New Hampshire

Horrible place. Women are jealous, mean and sneaky to other women and their kids...especially when a woman is blonde and pretty. Lies, rumors and backstabbing keep bored rural people busy and when because they decide to hurt others rather than help others. White trash kids who are now middle class adults are the worst! New Hampshire is unfriendly, self centered, bizzare, trashy, arrogant and rude all at the same time. Come to enjoy the lakes and mountains, but stay away from the locals!

New Hampshire population consists of wealthy segregated rude whites and poor white trash heroin meth cocaine.. The browns and blacks hibernate and on fight or flight chemicals... Nasty white trash tattooed ignorant loud bigoted racist stuck up old people unfriendly dying cities more people leaving than coming New Hampshire is left with the white trash addicted to drugs the educated people meet hostility unless they r born bred in NH... Very awkward place nothing to do... People mentally sick close minded rude.

Rural state full of cultish communities that shun all outsiders, along with shallow commoners who only care about themselves.

New Hampshire is Massachusetts's bitch 💩.

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24 Maine Maine

Very judgmental people, not welcoming to outsiders, they think that their state is the best in the US, well I have been to all 50 and it is in the top 5 worst states. The people are not willing to try new things, for example if a new bridge, or new building goes up everyone is against it. They DO NOT accept change. Also I find it odd that they have a very gross stereotype, such as the accent, lack of education, all country hicks, what pissed me off when I lived there is that the residents are okay with that stereotype and tend to mock it because the think it's "cool", even if that's not them. God forbid there be change in this state or everyone will freak out. I lived there for 18 years and am now happily from Arizona. Such a waste of a state

I agree about Maine. They are too blunt and don't really realize they're being rude. I went to a department store with my best friend and this young woman from Maine. My friend isn't thin exactly and the young woman from Maine said " Fat makes you look older than you are by 20 years, why not get a bathing suit to cover up the fat" My friend didn't say anything till the young woman was gone but she told me afterwards how deeply hurt her feelings were, she said the comment made her feel like nothing. I told her I agreed with her and that this person from Maine had no tact at all. My friend and I are both from California, and we were raised to be careful with people's feelings. I felt the girl didn't like my friend and this was a jab. The other troubling thing was the young woman's lack of personality, I would say she was robotic.

I live in Northern Maine and the people are actually very kind. People hold doors for other people, and I could greet a random person and they'll respond. The only thing is, the plow trucks suck! So you've just shoveled snow, the plow truck comes and just leaves MORE snow to shovel right after.
Over all, Maine has nice people but one of the worst drivers I've seen.

I’ve been living in Maine for two years now because I’m going to college here. Everyone that I have met so far who was born and raised here is an a-hole. I try to joke around and be friendly with people but most of them give me a snarky look or a fake smile. Needless to say I have yet to make any friends at my school due to this nasty additude people seem to have towards me. I also find the people I do talk to and actually like conversing with were not born or raised in Maine 😂 maybe it’s just a crazy conspiracy (I’m sure there is a group of nice mariners) I just haven’t found them yet 😂

25 Tennessee 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.

I live in Sparta, which is in Middle Tennessee, and the people here are the rudest of anywhere I've been...Cold blooded, absolutely no Christian values here, even the children are bad people here.

I grew up here. The schools are terrible. Kids just label other kids as the so called weird kids. And then the teachers get in on it. Every teacher just insults the so called weird kids and it's disgusting. In other words, the teachers like to get involved with student drama. I'm now in Utah and moving here was the best decision we've ever made.

Incredibly rude, almost dumb people. The worst customer service I've experienced in my life, multiplied at every single establishment.

I live in Sparta, which is in Middle Tennessee, and the people here are the rudest of any place I have ever been in. Cold-blooded people are here, no Christian values whatsoever

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26 South Carolina 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.

You haven't been here, right? This is a friendly state. They have a nice southern accent and lots of golf carts, everyone minds being talked to, a rather quiet state

All rude, selfish people. Terrible driving and road rage. I moved from PA to here. My husband is from the Midwest. We both have never encountered such rude people up north. No southern charm here. Any of it is fake

27 Louisiana Louisiana

Every person in every store hates their job and the double hate the customers who come in to "bother them." I guess that wouldn't be so bad if they were pretty to look at, but to make matters worse, they are the shortest fattest pack of gremlins I have ever seen. I imagine that if I was that awful looking, I would try to make it up by being nicer to people. I think if I brought them guns, they would first murder all of the tourist, then turn the guns on each other. 1 cab driver was approachable. Everyone else just seemed to hate humans.

Everyone glares angrily at you, they will stare at you like theyve never seen another person in their lives. Employees at businesses will purposely keep drivers licenses and yell at you when you don't do something correctly.

We are rude as hell

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

Rude and racist! The term customer service doesn't exist here. I moved here about 6 months ago from Washington state and I'm surprised to see that more people voted Washington to be considered higher in terms of rudeness. I think that is because who travels to Georgia... I mean really it's not on many people's bucket list. I was expecting Southern hospitality but what I found was many uneducated, backward, rude and racist people. News Flash: why are you still flying a confederate flag(? ) that was a rhetorical question obviously, but I digress back to the rudeness. Customer service consists of "what do you what? " No niceties at all. I have even experienced a checker at the store walk away in the middle of my order so she could gossip to another checker about a colleague. I didn't have words I just stood there with a crazy look on my face thinking "you can't make this stuff up". I have been all over the world (retired Army) and I am appalled daily at the level of ...more

Georgia is the most respectful state I have ever visit. In matter a fact it thought me manners and what having fun with family, friend and neighbor is about. Georgia people will invite you to dinner, party and don't even know you.

I respect the past that is why I still fly the confederate flag because history is a thing that should never be forgotten and if you don't like it u can just leave. Be gone thought

Rude, hateful if your from the north, only the 3rd comment is true, I live here know what I'm talking about. That bless your heart thing is a bold face lie. The turn your back on you when you don't agree with them, the southern hospitality thing is wrong. They are rude

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29 Oregon 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 met an Ore on a flight that stopped in Atlanta. She was amazing. Simply the sweetest girl I have met in a long time. I'm not suprised that Oregon is not in the top of the worst, but somewhere in the middle. The one Ore I met was the coolest person.

Lived here my whole life in the suburbs. We can be rude I will admit. Oregonians have NO filter. At all! Also if you are from California or Washington (State), we do not want you here! Rest of the country is cool though, but only for a visit. We have cliques and we stick to them. Just stating the truth, it's the "see it, say it" attitude we have.

Used to be cool, but a lot of jerks now. Hippies, gang members, rednecks, and doucebags

Oregon is nicer than Canadau

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30 Oklahoma Oklahoma

Edmond is terrible. People here (especially women) are extremely fake.

Oklahoma is butt because bought from Mexico and Mexican R butt

Muskogee has the most rudest people down here, especially the women unless your redneck or a thug.

I moved to Muskogee 2 & a half years ago & out of all the states I've ever lived in or been in this state is the worst, especially this town!

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31 Iowa 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.

Selfish, inconsiderate people who think everything has to revolve around them and no one else. I thought it was just maybe my mother in law but no it's everyone went up North to the state am the people were just is badd Evidently someone didn't hug them enough.

Rude people especially in Davenport, I used to be working there in retail and everyday you gonna see the middle finger, I will go back to san Jose as soon as possible

Council Bluffs, Iowa. Full of tough-guys, tough-girls, rudeness in general, unwelcoming to newcomers.

My home state is on here, haha. Some people can be rude from time to time. I’m Iowan, and I am always happy to help others - KingSlayer93316

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

I’ve never met anyone from Delaware so I don’t know

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

I've lived here all but 10 years of my life and most of us are caring, hard working people. In fact the bigger the town, the kinder the people. Granted, there are some smaller towns that are very clique oriented and rumor mills. I lived in a small western Nebraska town for 4 months after moving back from out of state and they were the snobbiest, snarky people I've ever met.

Some kid in my class is from Nebraska and shes a s***

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

Hawaii has by far some of the rudest people. They would rarely take turns talking and are super impatient for the most part, and they can be really loose mouthed and let it all out in the wrong time. If your a tourist from the mainland or Europe, some people refuse to be your friend or even look at you in a friendly way. The only reason why I might hate this state is that I realize that there are way too many people. That can be said for Oahu, and trust me, I live there.

I'm dating a hawaiian and His family is super sweet,I met a couple of hawaiians and there really rude in some ways but I wouldn't say all them but then I'm from oregon and washington we're a lot of them are rude

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


If you’re not from here, they’ll make sure you know you’re not one of them and many times, not welcome.

Just today at redbox some redneck ass called me a faggot as I was just trying to rent a movie.

36 Alaska 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.

About 80% of the people I've met here prefer not to have a social life, if they do have one they better know you or someone who does know you. If not, they will treat you like an outsider for no reason, they gossip, etc. The amount of drama here is almost as high as their STD rate. They really like to flat out stare. I caught a few people doing it when I went to Taco Bell so I stared right back and waved at them and asked what I could help them with. I have 0 chill anymore dealing with people. The south was better.

Here there is no one to talk to or help you

People act like they are the only ones around and other don’t exist or are in the way.

37 Kansas 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.
38 Idaho 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.

I have lived here my whole life and if you are not in "the church" you will always be an outsider, never hired, they are the meanest drivers. I would love to have the ability to move. I think the only reason they are so far down this list is because there is such a small population and so many of them don't even have internet.

Idahoans hate outsiders going as far as telling people to get the hell out of their state calling people names. I lived in Ny and was never told to leave

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

A bunch of snobby people with no common sense and the only thing that matters to anyone is money. Plenty of 2 faced people who aren't afraid to stab you in the back so be careful who you trust

Not good place

40 Virginia Virginia Virginia, officially the Commonwealth of Virginia, is a state located in the South Atlantic region of the United States.
41 Wyoming 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.

This state is so unfriendly toward outsiders. People are so paranoid their "way of life" is being threatened. If you're not from there they don't want to know you, and forget about helping anyone out. It's every man for himself.

I hate this state and I want to go to Colorado

Really mean

42 Vermont Vermont

Been to a lot of states, but the people here have the worst reaction to outsiders. Yes, including NYC.

Damn liberal jackasses.
New England (MA, NY, NH, CT, RI, ME, and VT) 💩.

43 New Mexico New Mexico

Illegal Immigrants - Maddox121

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

I live in it... It's pretty good. Don't have any problems...


45 Washington 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.

Washington State is far worst than California. I just moved from California and thought they were bad. Here they are self righteous, arrogant, passive-aggressive, immature, lazy, jealous, and yes uneducated to life. The State taxes are out of hand. There is no such thing as common sense. At restaurants the servers are rude, and complain. I tip according to the service. I gave a low tip the waitress actually confronted me. I just responded next time provide better service. The manager even let her continue, IN FRONT OF OTHER CUSTOMERS. The DMV workers are very arrogant. I was called a LAIR over the mile reading. Had to get there supervisor out to verify, (Oh not a lair) but instead of an apology they said "well so many people cheat so that's why we question. Two examples of sooo many. I regret coming to this state. I am looking at the first opportunity to leave. DO NOT COME EVEN TO VISIT. TOURISM isn't worth it. Use the pic's you get online, there not taxed. I hate Washington State...

Voted for my own state. I honestly hate most of the people here, very few actually have smiles on their faces even in places like church. I understand that not everyone has to show themselves to be the happiest people on the planet but still, show some quality people jeez.

Lived in Seattle for 25 years this is right on. I think the phrase that fits Seattle is covertly hostile.

Washington is truly horrific where politeness, tact, empathy, or hospitality are concerned. Maybe one in every few hundred people displays any of these traits.
People hardly parent their children here, basically letting them say and do anything without reprecussion, thereby creating the next generation of rude, nasty washingtonions.

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46 Colorado 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.

I currently live in Colorado after living in California, the DC area, and the Midwest. I've also traveled around the country and internationally. Colorado is by far the rudest and meanest place I've been. I have a good job here and a nice house but I'd leave in a minute if it came down to the people. They are cold at first and only begrudging let you into their social circle. There is a whole 'native' thing that let's people who moved in from out of state that they are not real Coloradans. Women are only friendly to men if they like them, regardless of marital status or age. Men are largely douches and are expected to act that way. The state is incredibly divided politically so that if you are conservative you are a total outcast in places like Boulder or a liberal in Colorado Springs. Bullying is very bad here and suicide rates are high. It's always a relief to go out of state and interact with normal people who don't have anger issues and aren't worried about their political or ...more

We moved to the upper Arkansas river valley area of CO a few years ago and are happy to be leaving next month. The scenery is breathtaking, the trails are amazing and the 14'ers fun to climb but not worth the price of crappy human behavior exhibited by a large percentage of the population. Add in some tailgating drivers who pass on blind corners, folks who let doors slam in your face, more than a few racist white people (yeah I'm white but my spouse is mixed and has felt the weirdness), sprinkle in a healthy dose of sport snobbery and you've got a few of the reasons I'm outta here. Which, of course is what all you "Pioneer" license plate displaying natives wanted all along I suppose. It's really just sad that this is your "culture".

You see the "Native" bumper sticker a lot and locals don't like outsiders. In small towns don't expect to make many friends until you've been there 10 years or more and become somewhat tolerated. They blame anyone who was not born there for their problems. You'd think herb would make the people more friendly and chill but nah, lots of rude behavior including aggressive driving and weird staring old people.

Rudest state ever

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47 Minnesota 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.

I am a well traveled man in my mid 50's, former military who has lived in every time zone in the lower 48. Overall by far the people living in the Arrowhead area of Minnesota are the nicest most polite in the nation. If you can handle the extreme cold Northern Minnesota is the best kept secret in the country.

Way worse than Colorado

Your mums house

Meanesota nice. That's all you need to know.

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