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What State Matches Your Personality? Find Out Here

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Take a 10 question poll to see exactly where scientists think you ought to be. Take a 10 question poll to see exactly where scientists think you ought to be.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. -

Are you where you’re supposed to be? New research shows the difference between states’ personalities and temperaments.

Are you friendly and conventional, relaxed and creative, or temperamental and uninhibited?

Which state matches your personality?

South Carolina comes in with the number one spot for being the most conscientious. Here’s how the Palmetto State is ranked in the rest of the categories:

CategoryScoreRank
Openness 5316
Conscientiousness 69.61
Extroversion 608
Agreeableness 55.415
Neuroticism 15.731

A score of 50 is the national average.


North Carolina was ranked number three for both conscientiousness and agreeableness. Here are the results for the Tar Heel State.

CategoryScoreRank
Openness49.626
Conscientiousness68.43
Extroversion5126
Agreeableness63.63
Neuroticism44.832

A score of 50 is the national average.

You can even take a 10 question poll to see exactly where scientists think you ought to be. Click here to find out.

Leave a comment below to tell us what state was picked for you.  Do you agree with the results?

More About The Research

The study conducted by a team from several counties and published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology spanned 13 years, according to an article by TIME. It included nearly 1.6 million people being surveyed.

Find out more here.

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