Which Region of the United States Is Meant for You?

Teresa M.

Which U.S. city do you find most interesting?

What do you like the most about where you live now?

Which word would your best friend use to describe your personality?

Which food do you like most?

Which U.S. state would you least like to visit?

Which U.S. accent do you like most?

What outdoor activity do you like most?

Which band do you like most?

What kind of scenery do you like most?

Which U.S. President have you liked most?

Which sitcom does your life feel most like?

Which actor do you think is most talented?

What football team do you like most?

Which state would you consider building a vacation home in?

Do you live life in the fast lane?

Which cuisine do you prefer?

Where are you most likely to go on a night out?

What is most important to you in life?

Which food sounds the grossest to you?

Are you considering a move?

What do you like to drink in the mornings?

Which occupation would you be willing to try?

What do you call soda?

Would you like to live in the Southeastern United States?

How do you commute to work?

Which U.S. site would you most like to visit?

What kind of films do you watch most often?

Which film would you like to watch again?

How would you describe your fashion sense?

Are you happy where you currently live?

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About This Quiz

The United States often feels like 50 countries rolled into one. While individual states (and even counties or cities) certainly have their own specific cultural traditions and characteristics, the country as a whole often acts like several nations, each made up of a few states. 

Indeed, an interesting study a few years ago showed that if you track dollar bills as they pass from hand to hand, you'll see that there are certain trade "zones" within the U.S. where the same bills go around and around. They are far less likely to cross from one area to the other, looking more like currents in the ocean than parts of the same country. 

Similarly, a map of how people use certain vocabulary, to where they mean when they say "the City," shows regional clustering that transcends state lines, but doesn't cover the whole country.

That means we end up with distinct regions, from the Deep South with its conservative attitudes and devout religious faith, to the simultaneously more capitalistic and progressive Northeast, to the highly individualistic culture of the former Frontier States. They each suit different personalities, so tell us about you, and we'll see where you belong!

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