Are people in your state ruder or more polite than other states?  Someone asked over 75,000 Americans and did a rudeness ranking for all 50 states.

And according to the results, the rudest state in America is also the smallest . . . RHODE ISLAND ranked first.

42% of Rhode Islanders said people in their state are ruder than other states.  Only 9% said more polite.  Everyone else said an average level of rudeness.

The northeast in general has a bunch of states in the top ten.

The ten rudest states are:  Rhode Island . . . Massachusetts . . . New Jersey . . . Nevada . . . Connecticut . . . New York . . . California . . . Florida . . . Pennsylvania . . . and Ohio.

On the other end, Hawaiians have a pretty high opinion of themselves.  Only 10% said ruder than other states, and 60% said more polite.

The most polite states in America are:  Hawaii . . . Vermont . . . North Dakota . . . Montana . . . South Dakota . . . Minnesota . . . Nebraska . . . Wyoming . . . Idaho . . . and Maine.