ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- Missouri was recently ranked the 9th most patriotic state in America this year by WalletHub.

Source: WalletHub

To determine which states were the most patriotic, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 13 key indicators of patriotism. Missouri ranked highly in a number of categories, including:

  •  1st – Civics Education Requirement
  • 16th – % of Adults Who Voted in 2016 Presidential Election
  • 17th – Average Number of Military Enlistees per 1,000 Civilian Adults
  • 23rd – Veterans per 1,000 Civilian Adults
  • 25th – Active-Duty Military Personnel per 100,000 Civilian Adults
  • 26th – Peace Corps Volunteers per Capita
  • 27th – Volunteer Rate
  • 28th – Volunteer Hours per Resident
  • 28th – AmeriCorps Volunteers per Capita

Illinois ranked 41st in overall patriotism. 

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