Utah is the nerdiest place to be in the US – and Washington, D.C. is the least, according to a study by Estately. The real estate search engine analyzed Facebook users’ data (this must have been before the GDPR kicked in) to see which percentage of users said on their profiles that they were interested in the 12 criteria below.
The following 12 interests were used as criteria for the study:
- Star Trek: The Next Generation
- Harry Potter
- Star Wars
- Anime Movies
- Dungeons & Dragons
- LARPing (Live Action Role-Playing)
- Doctor Who
- Fantasy Lit
- Lord of the Rings
- Magic: The Gathering
- Comic Books
The numbers in the chart below represent a state’s overall rank for per capita interest in each of the 12 subjects. States are ranked from most nerdy to least nerdy.