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People Are Revealing The Most Common Stereotypes For Every US State, And They Held Absolutely Nothing Back

Some states only got one or two-word descriptions. 😬

Note: These are the opinions of Redditors, not BuzzFeed.

If you're from the US, you've probably passed judgement on someone based on which state they live in. Sorry, but it just comes with the territory...literally.

A while back, Reddit user u/GeorgeVilliers asked people to share the stereotypes associated with each state. Here's what a few redditors said about every single one:

1. Alabama

"Bible-thumpin' rednecks." 

Duke_Cheech 

"College football has overtaken these poor souls' lives." 

ArbitraryOrder

2. Alaska

"It's made up of wild frontiersmen." 

Duke_Cheech 

"Lots of oil is drilled here. Very cold." 

ArbitraryOrder

3. Arkansas

"Small-town folks who basically live in Walmart." 

Duke_Cheech 

"No money and no endearing qualities." 

Aceofkings9

4. Arizona

"Retired California baby boomers." 

Duke_Cheech 

"A monument to man's arrogance. It is also one of the two states with a reputation of being a giant senior center." 

Aceofkings9

5. California

"Weed-smokers, surfers, movie stars, tech bros, and valley girls." 

Duke_Cheech 

"They all talk like 'The Dude' from The Big Lebowski. Expensive and liberal." 

Aceofkings9

"Pretentious and fake people. Too expensive for people to live, so full of homeless people. Best weather in the country, probably the world (especially in Southern California)." 

ArbitraryOrder

6. Colorado

"Mountain Californians with somehow even more weed." 

Duke_Cheech 

"Obnoxious stoners who think marijuana is a personality and software engineers who frequent Reddit." 

Aceofkings9

7. Connecticut

"Elitist yuppies." 

Duke_Cheech 

"Where rich New Yorkers move to be close to the city, but still away from it." 

ArbitraryOrder

"Urban blight and suburban sprawl." 

Aceofkings9

8. Delaware

"I don't even know. Car dealerships and ticket attorneys?" 

Duke_Cheech 

"Where all the corporations and Joe Biden live." 

Aceofkings9

9. Florida

"Retired east coasters with a special blend of chaos." 

Duke_Cheech 

"Theme parks, meth addicts, rednecks, Cubans, and copious amounts of alligators. The other senior state." 

Aceofkings9

10. Georgia

"Southern belles and rappers." 

Duke_Cheech 

"All soda is called Coke. Atlanta is the center of contemporary Black American culture and trap music." 

Aceofkings9

11. Hawaii

"Surfers with leis." 

Duke_Cheech 

"Most expensive state, year-long warm temperature, and home of Honolulu." 

ArbitraryOrder

"Surfers and pineapples." 

Aceofkings9

12. Idaho

"Potato-growing country bumpkins." 

Duke_Cheech 

"Potatoes, unless you have watched Napoleon Dynamite, in which case you probably think of that instead." 

Aceofkings9

13. Illinois

"It's one of the most average states. Lots of corn here." 

Duke_Cheech 

"Where politicians go to get arrested. Chicago gets a bad rap for crime, too." 

Aceofkings9

14. Indiana

"A shittier Illinois. Oh, and corn." 

Duke_Cheech 

"I will say this gently and without actual personal belief, but a lot of midwesterners in particular see Indiana as 'the racist state.'" 

Aceofkings9

15. Iowa

"Our food is grown here, I guess." 

ArbitraryOrder

"Corn and presidential candidates." 

Aceofkings9

16. Kansas

"More corn." 

Duke_Cheech 

"Flat." 

Aceofkings9

17. Kentucky

"Horse riders and rednecks." 

Duke_Cheech 

"People with no teeth and horse racing." 

ArbitraryOrder

"Bourbon, horses, Mitch McConnell, and hill people." 

Aceofkings9

18. Louisiana

"Cajun and Creole priests, chefs, and witch doctors." 

Duke_Cheech 

"Drive-thru daiquiris, Mardi Gras, alligators, and great food." 

Aceofkings9

19. Maine

"Flannel-wearing lobster fishermen." 

Duke_Cheech 

"Lobsters and Stephen King." 

Aceofkings9

20. Maryland

"Politicians and gangsters, I guess." 

Duke_Cheech 

"People who eat a shit ton of crabs. They really like their flag." 

ArbitraryOrder

"A godawful flag and Old Bay seasoning. Also, Baltimore has a bad reputation for basically everything." 

Aceofkings9

21. Massachusetts

"They all go to Irish pubs to catch a sports games and eat clam chowder." 

Duke_Cheech 

"Thick-accented Patriots stans who can't drive for shit and aren't afraid to talk shit." 

Aceofkings9

22. Michigan

"An apocalyptic wasteland." 

Duke_Cheech 

"Economic decay. A land up north that might as well be Scandinavia." 

Aceofkings9

23. Minnesota

"Overly kind people with funny accents." 

Duke_Cheech 

"Basically Canadians. Lots of lakes." 

ArbitraryOrder

"They all talk like people in Fargo, and they're all super pasty." 

Aceofkings9

24. Mississippi

"Poorest and worst State in the union. If your state is shit, you can say thank god for Mississippi because it's worse." 

ArbitraryOrder

"Poor and racist." 

Aceofkings9

25. Missouri

"Half delicious barbecue and half people strung out in trailer parks." 

Duke_Cheech 

"Not as flat and boring as Kansas, but still somehow nothing to do. It’s called Misery for a reason." 

ArbitraryOrder

26. Montana

"Mostly grizzly bears." 

Duke_Cheech 

"Beautiful vistas, glaciers and shit, and cowboys." 

Aceofkings9

27. Nebraska

"Again, where our food is grown." 

ArbitraryOrder

"Four letters: C, O, R, and N." 

Aceofkings9

28. Nevada

"Godless gamblers and strippers." 

Duke_Cheech 

"Strippers and slot machines in the middle of the desert." 

Aceofkings9

29. New Hampshire

"Libertarians." 

Duke_Cheech 

"Doesn't really have a major city — feels more like a Boston suburb." 

ArbitraryOrder

30. New Jersey

"Sunburnt mobsters." 

Duke_Cheech 

"Corrupt political machines, the mafia, the shore, guidos, urban decay, and expansive suburbs." 

Aceofkings9

31. New Mexico

"Where Breaking Bad took place." 

Duke_Cheech 

"Turquoise and green chile." 

Aceofkings9

32. New York

"Gangsters and Wall Street execs who are rude, impatient, and think they are the center of the universe." 

Duke_Cheech 

"Expensive, with high taxes. Upstate is usually forgotten." 

Aceofkings9

33. North Carolina

"Overly gracious, but kinda stupid southern folk." 

Duke_Cheech 

"Doesn't really have any stereotypes I can think of. Like, The Andy Griffith Show was set there, but that's not even really a stereotype. I guess they're into, like, college basketball?" 

Aceofkings9

34. North Dakota

"Empty." 

Duke_Cheech 

"Oil." 

ArbitraryOrder

"They talk like Minnesotans." 

Aceofkings9

35. Ohio

"Pretty average. Read: Illinois." 

Duke_Cheech 

"Stereotypically bland middle America with nothing special." 

Yodelingbox

"Considered the most average state by many. Cleveland sucks, and Cincinnati is full of people who eat weird chili." 

Aceofkings9

36. Oklahoma

"Wannabe southerners." 

ArbitraryOrder

"A musical was set here." 

Aceofkings9 

37. Oregon

"Hipsters and socialists." 

Duke_Cheech 

"Crunchy granola people." 

Aceofkings9 

38. Pennsylvania

"Pretty average. They have Amish people I guess?" 

Duke_Cheech 

"Where the rust belt (Pittsburgh) and the northeast (Philadelphia) connect. Home of the first US capital city, Philadelphia. Has good cheese steak sandwiches." 

ArbitraryOrder

39. Rhode Island

"Forgotten yuppies." 

Duke_Cheech 

"Smallest US state. Is not actually an island, but islands make up a chunk of the state." 

ArbitraryOrder

40. South Carolina

"North Carolina and Florida's inbred child." 

Duke_Cheech 

"Umm..uhh...umm..next?" 

Aceofkings9 

41. South Dakota

"Mount Rushmore is here. That's all." 

ArbitraryOrder

"Mount Rushmore and Wall Drug." 

Aceofkings9 

42. Tennessee

"Country and blues musicians." 

Duke_Cheech 

"The world capital of country music. Nashville is famous for a lot of country artists, while East Tennessee is Dolly Parton land (who, to be honest, is a great person to be known for). Memphis is known for barbecue." 

Aceofkings9 

43. Texas

"Gun-wielding pastors and cowboys who love their state a little too much." 

Duke_Cheech 

"Sun, guns, and BBQ." 

Aceofkings9 

44. Utah

"Mormons. Lots and lots of Mormons." 

Duke_Cheech 

"Full of Mormons and known for skiing." 

Aceofkings9 

45. Vermont

"Rich socialists. Odd, I know." 

Duke_Cheech 

"Where Bernie Sanders is senator and where we get our maple syrup." 

ArbitraryOrder

"Crunchy granola people, but in a different direction than Oregon (think jam bands — not indie). Ben and Jerry's is here, too." 

Aceofkings9 

46. Virginia

"Basically the beginning of the south (technically, Maryland is, but not culturally). There's a big Navy base here that has most of our aircraft carriers." 

ArbitraryOrder

"They have ham and peanuts here." 

Aceofkings9 

47. Washington

"Oregon's slightly saner and even rainier (heh, get it? Mount Rainier) cousin." 

Duke_Cheech 

"Rainy and tech companies." 

ArbitraryOrder

48. West Virginia

"Hillbillies and miners." 

Duke_Cheech 

"Appalachia and mountains." 

ArbitraryOrder

49. Wisconsin

"Cheese and beer." 

Duke_Cheech 

"Wisconsin is very drunk. Not an unfounded stereotype — our drinking culture is pretty out of control." 

RegularAstronaut

50. Wyoming

"Nobody lives there." 

ArbitraryOrder

"Cowboys and Yellowstone National Park." 

Aceofkings9 

Are there any US state stereotypes that you personally find to be brutally honest and just can't keep to yourself anymore? Tell us in the comments for a chance to be featured in a BuzzFeed Community post!