Every state is known for its own virtues and vices. But harmful behavior on the individual level can result in staggering economic costs, considering that gambling addiction costs the U.S. $5 billion per year and smoking costs dwarf that with over $300 billion per year.
 
The personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Most Sinful States as well as accompanying videos along with its Mardi Gras Facts - Booze, Floats, Money & More infographic

Source: WalletHub
To determine where the U.S. has the most moral growing to do, WalletHub compared the 50 states based on seven sinful behaviors: anger and hatred, jealousy, excesses and vices, greed, lust, vanity and laziness.
 
Here are some highlights from the report:
  
Most Sinful States / Least Sinful States
1 Nevada / 41 South Dakota
2 Florida / 42 New Hampshire
3 California /  43 Utah
4 Texas /  44 Wyoming
5 Tennessee /  45 Iowa
6 Louisiana /  46 Idaho
7 Georgia /  47 Nebraska
8 Illinois /  48 North Dakota
9 Michigan  / 49 Maine
10 Arizona /  50 Vermont
 
 
To view the full report and your state’s rank, please visit: https://wallethub.com/edu/most-sinful-states/46852/   

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