North Dakota "nice" is a thing right?  Who could ever hate us?

One thing is for sure, we are a punch line for a lot of jokes in some parts.  Some states like Minnesota fail even to acknowledge that we even exist much of the time (maybe that's why we don't like Minnesota a whole lot, with the exception of their pro sports teams).

Other states like California don't even realize North Dakota is a part of the United States.  No lie, I've met people from Hollywierd who think North Dakota is a part of Canada.

Well, our friends at Zippia recently conducted a survey on the most & least hated states in America.

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The good news, the overall view of North Dakota from other states (if you care) is not one of hate.  North Dakota came in as the 34th most-hated state in America.  That still seems very high for a state that's known for helping its neighbor in need or even a stranded stranger.  After all, we even have "The Peace Gardens".

Let's take a look at the other states around us and how they are liked by the rest of the country.

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Montana is one of the least hated states in America coming in at #48.  Maybe that's why all of California is flocking there.

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Minnesota is nearly liked as much as Montana as it came in at #46.  Despite treating North Dakota like a "redheaded stepchild".

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South Dakota is the least-liked state in our region coming in at #26 as the most hated.  I'm not sure what people have against "Great Faces, Great Places"?  After all, who doesn't love Deadwood?

 

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