We hear the term 'redneck' a lot but it doesn't necessarily have the same meaning to everyone. Mandatory.com came up with some variables however.

The website took just two variables to determine a 'redneck score' for each state. They calculated the amount of mobile homes per 100 housing units and the amount of Walmarts per 1,000,000 people.

They then added those two numbers together to determine each state's 'redneck score.'

In North Dakota, there are 9 mobile homes per 100 housing units and 6.28 Walmarts per 1,000,000 people. Of course North Dakota has less than 1,000,000 residents so we assume they extrapolated the data.

Anyway, 9 + 6.28 is 15.28 which is the value of North Dakota's 'redneck score.'

When comparing that number with the rest of the states, North Dakota is the 31st most redneck state in the country meaning it is in the bottom half of 'redneck states.'

Depending on who you are, you may be happy about that or maybe it makes you upset.

Based on this data, the most 'redneck state' is Arkansas and the least 'redneck state' is New Jersey.

Here are the top 5 'redneck states:'

  1. Arkansas
  2. Mississippi
  3. New Mexico
  4. Alabama
  5. South Carolina

These are the least 'redneck states:'

  1. New Jersey
  2. Massachusetts
  3. Hawaii
  4. Rhode Island
  5. Connecticut

See the full map of 'redneck states' over at Mandatory.