Which State Has The Most Christmas Spirit? Utah Is No. 3

Dec 17, 2019, 9:30 AM

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – We’ve got spirit. Yes we do. We’ve got spirit. How ’bout you?

According to a recent study from CenturyLink, Utah ranks No. 3 in the entire nation when it comes to Christmas spirit.

The internet service company analyzed both online activity including Google searches for Christmas movies, gingerbread houses, wrapping paper trends, Christmas cards, Christmas ornaments and “Elf on the Shelf.” It also looked at the number of Christmas songs streamed and the number of tweets related to Christmas.

Also included in the study was area culture, examining the number of Christmas tree farms per capita and the amount of charitable donations.

Only Tennessee and North Carolina beat out Utah in Christmas Spirit.

“Utah gets the top prize for being the most giving state,” the article stated. “According to the IRS, the Beehive State donated 4.8% of their adjusted income in 2018.”

Tennessee scored high in Christmas tweets, Christmas music listening, and Google searches for “Christmas movies.”

Rounding out the Top 10 states with the most spirit are Ohio, Alabama, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Oregon, Rhode Island and Kansas.

Nevada ranked last on the list, along with Hawaii, California, Florida and Arizona.

“Perhaps the lack of snow points to why it’s harder for these warmer states to tap into their Holiday cheer,” according to the study.

Image: Century Link

Image: CenturyLink

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