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.

Even though I haven't been to a single state in the USA, since you guys are voting for it and it is at the top, I think that Ohio is going to be the worst state if I was going to go and visit it. It may have so many rude, critical and racist people and it could possibly be a dangerous state as well. It may also be slightly popular. Not as popular as New York, California and Florida of course but it could be slightly popular.

I hate everything about ohio

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

Agree 100%

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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.

The armpit of America. Terrible drivers, bullies, residents angry about nothing and are obnoxious, terrible accents, complainers, if they know you are not from that garbage state they will shun you, you can't pump your own gas, the people are shady, the state is dirty, the beaches are so gross and you have to pay for a "beach tag" to have access to the beach!... Jughandle turns? I lived there for a very brief time 20 years ago and because of my experiences there I refuse to step foot in New Jersey. It should be number one on this list. It should be disconnected from the U.S. and become and island of its miserable self.

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

I've been through New Jersey before. Not only is it nasty and ugly but the people are the same. The worst part about them is their attitudes as if they are the best and so is there "wonderful" state. Their load annoying accents are likely the worst in the country. Luckly, I left that place fast.

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.

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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

Floridians are very nasty, rude and lack class. All they do is constantly complain and spread negativity mainly to the people from the Northeast. It's like what the hell is your problem with people from the North? They are also very racist. I have been to many of the other states and never seen the miserable nastiness like Florida.

Floridians are very rude. One thing is every Winter they have nothing better to do then look around America and see who is having snow then claim Florida is the best place like ever to live are you jealous? Uh no some people like having the four seasons, some people like to ski, snowboard etc.

Floridians are just downright miserable. The way they hate and envy people from the Northeast is pathetic. They constantly make fun of elderly tourists from the North calling them snowbirds and say get the hell out of our state and go back North. They blame the Northeast on all of their problems.No your state's lack of education and job skills are your problem.

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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 was born in MA, lived there 33 years and then spent 15 years on the road, living in 14 other states (including the first 3 on this list). Now I'm back in MA. Compared to GA or TX, or even CA, then women in MA are so unattractive and rude it's unbelievable. I dated models from all the states but you have to trade WAY down if you move here, to the point you'll probably just go MGTOW. A lot of women will act super nice one day and then huddle with all their friends and then you get the cold shoulder forever. Attractive women are so rare in MA that any girl who is a 6 or better not only thinks she's too good for you, but will act extremely offended if you don't assume she is too good for you. I literally have dated some of the most beautiful women I ever knew, but nothing is good enough for MA women. Don't get me wrong: there are lots of beautiful and sweet women in MA, they are from out of state and eventually the other girls will explain the deal to her: "if they all act rude, men ...more

This is where the smartest people live. They are not rude. If you think they are rude it is probably because you are jealous of how educated they are.

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

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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.

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

I agree totally! People here are very mean and nasty and go out of their way to be hateful. If I had enough money I would go just about anywhere else.

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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've heard that New York is a very racist state so it should probably be on here. Since it is the most popular state in the USA, there must be very rude people in there and they must have all kinds of people visiting there as well doing a lot of criticising. You would probably know more about this if you have visited, been to or lived in New York before.

Ever upward? More like ever downward.

They are racist

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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.

Country living Hampshire Illinois supports President Trump and our Veterans! Anything east of route 47 is absolutely disgusting and everyone is so rude and unfriendly that way! Walk your dog and get robbed in the Chicago area, nice way to live.

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.

Chicago is one of the rudest cities that I have ever visited.

The worst people I have ever met in my whole life, I used to be in Italy England and uae, 100% of the people in IL are rude and aggressive and they think that you're slave because you're working for them especially in the quad cities and silvis, I'm gonna leave next month.

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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

Such a homogeneously white state with loads of racism and bigotry, which is quite unfortunate as Mormon teachings are quite the opposite of the awful behavior of so many in this state.

I can’t agree more with what everyone else has said. It is a state of hypocrites. As a member of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I am ashamed at the behavior of so many members in this state which so obviously opposes our fundamental beliefs. People are awful, rude drivers that intentionally try to frustrate others on the road by tailgating and blocking others from turning. When you make eye contact with someone and smile, you will often get a scowl in return. Law enforcement officials are completely egotistic and cruel, as opposed to the usually well-meaning and affable ones that I have encountered in other states. I only ever visit this awful place to see family members.

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.

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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.

People are rude and angry everywhere you go. This includes: road rage, people fighting/about to shoot each other over parking spaces, horrible customer service, horrible medical care, rude and incompetent doctors. People yelling at eachother in shopping lines. I have visited many states and Nevada is the absolute worst in regard to human kindness.

Rude people. Non-existent customer service

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!

10 Michigan Michigan

Ah Michigan... I've seen comments about the water crisis, emissions testing and Detroit. What in the hell does that have to do with being rude? Racist? There are racists everywhere, but I feel the Michigan is truly a diverse state. I'm a white dude and I worked in inner city Flint. People there treated me the same as anywhere else. What are you doing on my property was the question I always got. After they realize who I was and what I was doing it was hard to get away. No we don't like outsiders. That's true. But it's a hard working gritty state. And that's something almost all of us recognize amongst each other. Things suck, but at least we aren't ohio

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 cold, dreary weather matches the cold attitude.

Stay out of Watertucky. Michigan is one of the poorest states in the country and with that comes uncultured, uneducated, honory folks. This is not a state that looks out for their neighbor or other people. Go down south if you are looking for community, Y'all!

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The Contenders

11 Connecticut Connecticut

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.

Where do they get there entitlement from? Try being nice and treat people like you want to be treated

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.

Blame on its proximity to New York, Massachusetts, and even Rhode Island!

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

Texans hate outsiders. Not only are they ignorant of the world outside Texas, they hate everyone from other states or other countries. Now, it's not impossible for an "outsider" to have a job in Texas, but native Texans are, in reality, unwelcoming.

The Chicanos in El Paso Texas, are so rude and disrespectful. They think they are so cutting edge in trends, yet El Pasoans are constantly 10-15 years behind the times. No wonder El Paso is known as the armpit of texas

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.

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.

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13 California California

Coming from the bay area, everyone thinks they have it harder than everyone else does. Everyone's arrogant and selfish attitude makes me so angry, I am surprised when I find a (normal) person living around here with a decent mindset. Not to add everyone on their phones while driving and not using their blinkers *cough cough* San Jose, almost been in so many accidents because everyone feels like they own the road. I am going to miss the beautiful scenery and food when I leave here, but not the people.

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

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.

Incase the rest of the nation didn’t get the memo...California owns the road...or California has a good imagination? Drivers Ed needs to be a requirement every 5 years in that state.

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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.

Maryland people have a big chip on their shoulder I've lived here a while and it is indisputable.

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.

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.

Maryland is alright. But New York is so rude!
Damn New York!

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15 Indiana Indiana

Moved to Indiana from out of state, that was our mistake. Hoosiers are the least friendly people, I mean if you are from the South, or anywhere that people can look you in the eye, do not even drive through this state. Horrible, rude, and ugly scenery unless you are close to Lake Michigan or in Brown County.

Indiana is not rude lived in it for 11 years

I am surprised Indiana is not further up this list...

Indiana is NOT rude at all!

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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.

Maryland > Pennsylvania
Ravens > Steelers

Pennsylvania > New York = Massachusetts


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

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)

Rudest people. Worst drivers. Very dumb. don't walk at night because you may get killed by the many drunk drivers. Nothing is good about Wisconsin. All their food sucks. Even for a cheese state... they can't even make a decent pizza

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.

No we are not

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18 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!

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.

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.

I live here and people are dicks, if you go to any other state people are far nicer.

Tucson has the rudest people I've met

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

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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.

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.

Never felt more gooder


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

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21 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.

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

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

22 Mississippi Mississippi

This state is full of racists who support Hitler and Stalin.

Most people here are ok lol

Its lit yall

23 New Hampshire New Hampshire

I’m originally from Pennsylvania where people were very friendly pretty much everybody. I always make a new friend every single time I go home to visit. I moved here for my husband four and half years ago and I have never met one nice person. Everybody in the state conservative. If you have any sort of personality your looked down on. I have about five or six people roll their eyes at me every day for me smiling. Just terrible

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.

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24 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.

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

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.

I love NC it' my home state

I do not know if the EXTREMELY rude people I meet everyday here are from somewhere else...but they are here in NC. Bad drivers, impatient customers here and there...crazy thing to see...

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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 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.

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 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

I live in East Tennessee and the people are nice. I lived in CT, MA and most of NorthEast is very rude people. I lived in China where racism and discrimination against nonChinese is open and patriotic and receives full support from society. Same with Koreans. Both Koreans and Chinese look down on outsiders and think they are a Master Race, same as Nazis. When those CN KO races move somewhere else they bring their racism. When I moved to E Tennessee I thought people here are so nice. The best looking white people I ever saw were in USA NorthEast but they are so rude to each other that there is an informal industry of dating services to help these jerks do the simplest thing: say hi. How hard can that be? For them, near impossible. They get lonely and more rude.

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26 Maine Maine

Maine is disgusting. The people are just so toxic. What people think of as that weirdo "Mainah" hillbilly thing---is actually personality disorder. The people are just so geographically isolated, white, badly educated, afraid of anything different. My family is from Maine and I really really hated living there. So much nasty nasty abuse of children, animals, the environment, drugs, bad traditions, bad culture, bad ways of interfacing with the world at large. Steven King's stories like It and Castle Rock pretty much describe living in Maine, he just turned the bad guys into supernatural monsters...when in Maine, their your neighbors and extended family FOR REAL. Maine has the most widespead mentally unwell/ personality disordered population I've encountered anywhere. It's just so homogeneous in Maine. It makes the state a terrible place to live or try to do business/ work. People who just vacation/ visit can maintain enough distance not really know or interact with locals enough to get ...more

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.

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27 Louisiana Louisiana

Not only is New Orleans hideous as heck, its full of rude people!

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.

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.

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.

Georgia should be in the top ten. I lived in Georgia almost my whole life. Will never move back there. Everyone is selfish and fake. Georgia is a police state and most the money the government makes comes from arrests and tickets. Lots of meth heads and heroin addicts. People in Georgia can be described in 3 words: selfish, arrogant, and fake.

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

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

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.

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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.

Oregon is nicer than Canadau

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

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30 Oklahoma Oklahoma

Most Oklahomans are religious jagoffs that you swear came straight out of The Handmaid's Tale.

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

it sucks

Oklahoma is butt because bought from Mexico and Mexican R butt

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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.

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

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.

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 West Virginia West Virginia

I have lived in West Virginia for almost three years now and have found the people to be only superficially friendly and very suspicious of any one who moves there from another state. I have been used as a volunteer with three organizations but the connections are only to serve the purpose of their immediate goal. It did not bother me when I was working full time over the past year, as I was too busy to care. It is the first state that I have lived in where I have not made any real friends.

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.

They don't like european infestation!

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


36 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

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.

Welcome to the twilight zone.

I have lived in four other states but I have never encountered so many rude people as I have in Kansas. Kansas people are the most selfish and entitled bunch of people. Please and Thank you do not exist here. Let someone merge in front of you and expect three more to try and cut in.
They will tail gate you, refuse to let you merge, none of them use blinkers and a red light means absolutely nothing here. I have seen entitled snobs take up two parking spaces... Kansas is another level. They don't even do this on purpose they just can't park!
The funny thing is they never honk at each other because it's normal in Kansas to drive like a jerk. Watch out for potholes everywhere yet they've been working on the same road for the last decade. Kansas doesn't have any suicide lanes so expect traffic to back up as you wait for people turning left on a busy street.

Kansas is the dirtiest state I've ever lived in. Trash everywhere. A lot of people ...more

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.

The eeky cheeky monkey lives here...

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 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.

40 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.

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

Here there is no one to talk to or help you

41 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

42 Vermont Vermont

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

Okay Vermont is such a nice state and should not be shunned for being liberal. I have Visited several times ( I’m from New York) and I have once received free maple syrup from a complete stranger. So I’m sorry but the other arguments don’t seem to hold there Whisky.

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

43 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

44 New Mexico New Mexico

Illegal Immigrants - Maddox121

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

Very friendly people!

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


46 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.

These are the rudest most disrespectful people I have ever met! I have been here 5 years and I am kind and respectful but yet to see anyone return it!

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...

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.

This state also ranked 3rd on the friendliest states list. How can a state be rude and friendly at the same time?

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47 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

South suburban parks and rec STAR (Individuals with disabilities)

Rudest state ever

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".

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48 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.

Minnesota people are just as rude as Wisconsin people are. And they are very racist

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.

The people are friendly and kind

Best state in the U.S.

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