CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – According to a new study, North Carolina and South Carolina are among the top 5 “grossest” states in the U.S.
The study, conducted by Zippia, calculated each state’s grossness based on air quality, the number of landfills, and illness spread.
They also included the number of Google searches for certain gross items when determining the rankings.
Zippia cites “Mayo recipes” and “Croc wearing” as search terms included in the gross category.
Here are the grossest states, according to the study:
- South Carolina
- North Carolina
- New Jersey
- New York
- Rhode Island