We’re #2! We’re #2!! Ew. I typed that before I thought about it.

A new study determined the smartest state in the country and it came up with the following 2 conclusions: 1) Massachusetts is really, really smart. (Duh.) And 2) There is only ONE state smarter. But which one could it be?

World Population Review ranked the intelligence of each state using the following factors:
IQ scores
SAT scores
ACT scores
Percentage Of College Graduates In Each State.

An intelligence score was then created for each state by determining the percentage-point difference between a state’s score and the nation’s average score.

So Mass finished toward the top of the brainy list but NEAR THE BOTTOM OF THIS ONE!! *gulp* Here come the Top 20 Smartest States in the US! And feel free to take some fun IQ tests along the way…

  • Most Intelligent States in the Country - #20

    IDAHO
    Average IQ: 100.5

  • Most Intelligent States in the Country - #19

    INDIANA
    Average IQ: 100.6

  • Most Intelligent States in the Country - #18

    SOUTH DAKOTA
    Average IQ: 100.7

  • Most Intelligent States in the Country - #17

    MAINE
    Average IQ: 100.9

  • Most Intelligent States in the Country - #16

    NEW JERSEY
    Average IQ: 101.0

  • Most Intelligent States in the Country - #15

    MONTANA
    Average IQ: 101.1

  • Most Intelligent States in the Country - #14

    IOWA
    Average IQ: 101.1

  • Most Intelligent States in the Country - #13

    COLORADO
    Average IQ: 101.1

  • Most Intelligent States in the Country - #12

    WISCONSIN
    Average IQ: 101.2

  • Most Intelligent States in the Country - #11

    VIRGINIA
    Average IQ: 101.2

  • Most Intelligent States in the Country - #10

    NEBRASKA
    Average IQ: 101.2

  • Most Intelligent States in the Country - #9

    CONNECTICUT
    Average IQ: 101.2

  • Most Intelligent States in the Country - #8

    WASHINGTON
    Average IQ: 101.5

  • Most Intelligent States in the Country - #7

    UTAH
    Average IQ: 101.5

  • Most Intelligent States in the Country - #6

    WYOMING
    Average IQ: 101.7

  • Most Intelligent States in the Country - #5

    NORTH DAKOTA
    Average IQ: 101.7

  • Most Intelligent States in the Country - #4

    VERMONT
    Average IQ: 102.2

  • Most Intelligent States in the Country - #3

    MINNESOTA
    Average IQ: 102.9

  • Most Intelligent States in the Country - #2

    MASSACHUSETTS
    Average IQ: 103.1
    Sooooooooo who beat us??

  • Most Intelligent States in the Country - #1

    NEW HAMPSHIRE!!! Way to go neighbor!! You won by 0.1 – if it were anyone else we’d demand a recount! LOL
    Average IQ: 103.2

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