Find the US state that matches your lifestyle with this fun quiz!
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Do you own a gun?
I own several and carry one on me at all times.
Yes. I hunt for sport.
Yes, a nerf-gun! ;-)
No, but I'd like to.
No, but I did target shoot once.
No. Absolutely not.
Do you believe in equality and protection of civil rights for all people?
I support LBGT rights.
I support equality for women.
I believe that all are equal before the law and are entitled to equal protection of the law without any discrimination regardless of reason.
Yes, but that's not happening is it?
I believe that we are all different and it's okay to acknowledge that.
Which would you rather go to?
A movie premiere.
A state fair.
An amusement park.
What is your favorite food?
Bagel and lox
Pizza or hamburger
How much money would be enough?
A million dollars.
There's no such thing as enough money!
Enough to pay the bills.
What I have right now.
Enough for unlimited drinks and cigarettes!
Enough to never worry about money again.
What temperature is your climate control set to?
80F / 28C
75F / 24C
70F / 21C
60F / 15C
50F / 10C
I don't use climate control.
Do you worry about falling sick and not having adequate health care?
It concerns me a little bit, yes.
No, I don't get sick.
What's your summer cool-down drink?
Something blended and alcoholic with an umbrella.
Iced tea or lemonade.
I don't have a summer drink.
Where do you prefer to walk?
The streets near my house.
I don't walk.
Which career would you pick?
Ice road trucker
Where are you on the scale between anarchist and traditionalist?
Some anarchistic tendencies.
Moderate: Neither anarchist or traditionalist.
Traditional in some things.
Which would you rank highest as a personal value?
Which of these things is most important to have close to where you live?
Stores and restaurants.
Parks and natural areas.
Hospitals and schools.
A wide variety of things to do and places to go.
Opportunities for work.
Where would you like to live?
A beach cottage.
A downtown penthouse.
A rambling farmhouse.
A mountain chalet.
A forest cabin.
An RV or boat.
A lakefront mansion.
A suburban tract home.
Which of these is most important in your life?
Alaska423140107Bring on the wild! You hate to be told what to do, and in Alaska you won’t need to worry about the government restricting your personal freedoms. Although your access to education, arts, and culture are restricted, you prefer the simple life anyway, and would choose a camp fire cookout and the call of wild birds over fine dining and opera every time. So head north and find your future!North to the Future!The Last Frontier.Moose.Forget-me-not.JuneauThe striking blue and gold design on Alaska's flag was created by 13-year old Native American Bennie Benson, who won a contest sponsored by the American legion in 1927. Bennie received a $1,000 scholarship and a watch for his work, which was adopted as the official flag when Alaska officially joined the union 33 years later.//www.arealme.com/which-us-state-should-you-move-to/show/1.png
Arizona544027028You like it hot! The wild west calls to your cowboy nature, and you dream of riding through desert gulches and watching tumbleweeds roll past as you down whiskey in the saloon. Personal freedom and the right to protect yourself and your property are high on your priority list, and Arizona is ranked the number one state for gun-owners to live. So saddle up and go west!Ditat Deus. (God enriches.)The Grand Canyon State; The Copper StateRing-tailed cat.Saguaro cactus.PhoenixWomen in Arizona were granted the right to vote in 1912, eight years before national suffrage, yet Native American tribal members had to wait until 1948 before they were allowed to vote in US federal elections.//www.arealme.com/which-us-state-should-you-move-to/show/2.png
California878486371You’re California dreaming! An adventurer who enjoys being part of a diverse, vibrant community, you set high-standards for your place of residence. A great year-round climate with plenty of parkland to hike and bike in, along with delicious dining options and world-class arts and entertainment are high on your list of must haves. You’re cool with more government oversight than some people, and are willing to trade some personal freedoms for a safer, more controlled society. So stop dreaming, and head to the beach. California is always a good idea!Eureka! (I have found it!)The Golden State.California grizzly bear.California poppy.SacramentoThe state of California was named after a mythical island paradise from a famous Spanish novel. The first Western explorers of this terrestrial paradise thought the peninsula was an island, and saw a similarity with the fictional California, which was inhabited only by gorgeous Amazonian warriors wielding gold weapons.//www.arealme.com/which-us-state-should-you-move-to/show/3.png
Florida665368215Home to snow birds and sun seekers, Florida is known as the sunshine state thanks to its year-round tropical climate. Just perfect for a laid-back salty-seadog like you! So grab your cocktail shaker and get ready to head where the weather suits your clothes. It’s always 5 o’clock somewhere!In God We Trust.The Sunshine State.Florida panther.Orange blossom.TallahasseeThe Skunk Ape is Florida's very own version of Bigfoot. The eight-foot tall stinky swamp monster was a common sighting in the 1960's and 70's, which may or may not be related to the natural occurrence of psychoactive mushrooms in the same areas!//www.arealme.com/which-us-state-should-you-move-to/show/4.png
Iowa002213882You will find sanctuary in the heartland! Your priorities aren’t esoteric pastimes like great art and culture, or luxury comforts like gourmet food, but more practical considerations such as great healthcare and high educational standards. The down-to-earth Midwestern culture will suit your pragmatic personality, and the extremities of climate will just bring out your natural pioneer spirit!Our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain.The Hawkeye State.None.Wild rose.Des MoinesMaharishi School of Management, located in Fairfield, Iowa, is a college where students practice yogic flying in a giant Golden Dome as part of their daily routine. Founded by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, guru to The Beatles, the town is the US center for the Transcendental Meditation movement.//www.arealme.com/which-us-state-should-you-move-to/show/5.png
New York787772560You love life to be full of surprises, and you’ll find plenty in the eclectic atmosphere of New York state. From the quiet farmlands and wild mountains of upstate, to the metropolitan melting pot of NYC, the Empire State always has something new hidden up her sleeve.Excelsior! (Ever upward.)The Empire State.Beaver.Rose.AlbanyToilet paper was invented in New York City in 1857.//www.arealme.com/which-us-state-should-you-move-to/show/6.png
North Dakota110801643Looking for somewhere to quietly make your millions? North Dakota is a well-kept secret for the economically upward bound. With 25% of the population considered upper-class, and almost 5% of households in the millionaire bracket, the northern state is up there with the traditional blue-blood states of New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. Factor in the lower than average cost of living, and that high-rolling lifestyle you deserve might just be waiting in Fargo!Liberty and union, now and forever, one and inseparable.Peace Garden State; Roughrider State; Flickertail State.The Nokota horse.Wild prairie rose.BismarkAlthough statistically North Dakota is the least visited state in the USA, it is far from being the middle of nowhere. The geographic center of North America is located somewhere in North Dakota, although North Dakotans debate over whether it is in the historically accepted town of Rugby, outside Hanson's Bar in the neighboring village of Robinson, or a short drive away in Center, ND. The arguments aren't likely to be resolved anytime soon, as official Geological Survey reports admit that “there is no generally accepted definition of geographic center, and no completely satisfactory method for determining it.”//www.arealme.com/which-us-state-should-you-move-to/show/7.png
Oregon356554434Moderation is your keyword, and Oregon fits the bill for a state that will fill all your needs without any rollercoaster surprises. With a temperate climate, good infrastructure, adequate culture, decent economic opportunity, and neither low nor high ranking for personal freedom, the state offers a satisfactory lifestyle that will please everyone. So take the Oregon Trail and find contentment at the end!Alis volat propriis. (She flies with her own wings.)Beaver State.American beaver.Oregon grape.SalemMalheur National Forest in the mountains of Oregon is home to the world's largest organism; one singular Armillaria ostoyae growth stretches nearly 9 square kilometers (2,200 acres) underneath the damp forest. Malheur is French for misfortune, which seems an apt name for a place that's been invaded by a giant fungus!//www.arealme.com/which-us-state-should-you-move-to/show/8.png
Utah231635756Aim high and head for Utah! The beehive state is the perfect choice for an independent entrepreneur looking for opportunity in a traditional culture that values hard work and tenacity. Ranked highly for economic dynamism, and friendly to small business, this may just be the place where you strike your gold mine!Industry.Beehive State.Elk.Sego LilySalt Lake CityMembers of the 503rd Parachute Battalion learned skiing in the Utah mountains during 1941-42 as preparation for possible winter battles in the high Alps. These specially trained paratroopers later formed the basis of World War II's Tenth Mountain Regiment, who distinguished themselves in mountain warfare against the German forces.//www.arealme.com/which-us-state-should-you-move-to/show/9.png