Most loved, least hated -- tomato, tomahto. Minnesota was recently listed of the 'least hated' states in America. (Haven't we had enough hate lately?)

Now, you could really look at this two ways. Is Illinois really the worst, most hated state in America, or could it be that Illinois is so awesome that the other 49 states are jealous.

The team at Zippia collected the data, crunched the numbers, and determined which states are the most hated, and yes, Illinois took top honors.

On the other end of the spectrum, Colorado came out as the least hated state in America, and Minnesota was just five spots behind them.

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Most Hated States in America

  1. Illinois
  2. New Jersey
  3. New York
  4. West Virginia
  5. California
  6. Massachusetts
  7. Michigan
  8. Mississippi
  9. Connecticut
  10. Kentucky
Zippia.com

Least Hated States in America

  • #41 - Arizona
  • #42 - Wyoming
  • #43 - Washington
  • #44 - Maine
  • #45 - New Hampshire
  • #46 - Minnesota
  • #47 - Idaho
  • #48 - Montana
  • #49 - Utah
  • #50 - Colorado

Just a hunch, but maybe the res of America feels a little sorry for Minnesota sports fans -- and we get some sympathy votes in this survey.

How about Minnesota's neighbors?

  • #26 - South Dakota
  • #30 - Iowa
  • #31 - Wisconsin
  • #34 - North Dakota

Looks like Minnesota and all of our neighbors were in the top-half of the loved vs. hated rankings.

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