/> ED I T O R S C H O I C E IN N O V A T IO N A W A R D
X

Each state's favorite emoji

With so many emojis to choose from, here are the ones each state uses most.

Chris Hayner
alabama
1 of 50 Apple

Alabama

Emojis have practically become their own language. That said, some very smart brains have crunched the numbers and figured out exactly which emoji each US state favors the most. (For this exercise, we're using Apple's emojis.)

Let's start with Alabama and its latest known fave, the Blowing Kiss.

alaska
2 of 50 Apple

Alaska

Thumbs up

arizona
3 of 50 Apple

Arizona

Smirk

arkansas
4 of 50 Apple

Arkansas

Eye roll

california
5 of 50 Apple

California

Raising hands

colorado
6 of 50 Apple

Colorado

Tears of joy

connecticut
7 of 50 Apple

Connecticut

Blowing kiss

delaware
8 of 50 Apple

Delaware

Alas, Delaware didn't offer up enough data to make the list. Sad face. (There are a handful of states' emoji preferences that remain unknown.)

florida
9 of 50 Apple

Florida

Loudly crying

georgia
10 of 50 Apple

Georgia

Unamused

hawaii
11 of 50 Apple

Hawaii

Thumbs up

idaho
12 of 50 Apple

Idaho

Not enough data available.

illinois
13 of 50 Apple

Illinois

Heart eyes

indiana
14 of 50 Apple

Indiana

Tears of joy

iowa
15 of 50 Apple

Iowa

Poop

kansas
16 of 50 Apple

Kansas

Tears of joy

kentucky
17 of 50 Apple

Kentucky

Heart eyes

louisiana
18 of 50 Apple

Louisiana

Smirk

maine
19 of 50 Apple

Maine

Thumbs up

maryland
20 of 50 Apple

Maryland

Heart eyes

massachussetts
21 of 50 Apple

Massachusetts

Devouring delicious food

michigan
22 of 50 Apple

Michigan

Devouring delicious food

minnesota
23 of 50 Apple

Minnesota

Heart eyes

mississippi
24 of 50 Apple

Mississippi

Eye roll

missouri
25 of 50 Apple

Missouri

Tears of joy

montana
26 of 50 Apple

Montana

Thumbs up

nebraska
27 of 50 Apple

Nebraska

Tears of joy

nevada
28 of 50 Apple

Nevada

Poop

new-hampshire
29 of 50 Apple

New Hampshire

Not enough data available.

new-jersey
30 of 50 Apple

New Jersey

Smirk

new-mexico
31 of 50 Apple

New Mexico

Tears of joy

new-york
32 of 50 Apple

New York

See-no-evil monkey

north-carolina
33 of 50 Apple

North Carolina

Tired

north-dakota
34 of 50 Apple

North Dakota

Not enough data available.

ohio
35 of 50 Apple

Ohio

Smirk

oklahoma
36 of 50 Apple

Oklahoma

Poop

oregon
37 of 50 Apple

Oregon

Heart eyes

pennsylvania
38 of 50 Apple

Pennsylvania

Raising hands

rhode-island
39 of 50 Apple

Rhode Island

Thumbs up

south-dakota
40 of 50 Apple

South Dakota

Thumbs up

tennessee
41 of 50 Apple

Tennessee

Loudly crying

texas
42 of 50 Apple

Texas

Fire

utah
43 of 50 Apple

Utah

Heart eyes

vermont
44 of 50 Apple

Vermont

Thumbs up

virginia
45 of 50 Apple

Virginia

Tears of joy

washington
46 of 50 Apple

Washington

Loudly crying

washington-dc
47 of 50 Apple

Washington D.C.

Smirk

west-virginia
48 of 50 Apple

West Virginia

Poop

wisconsin
49 of 50 Apple

Wisconsin

Heart eyes

wyoming
50 of 50 Apple

Wyoming

Not enough data available.

More Galleries

2022's best TV shows you can't miss on Netflix, HBO, Disney Plus and more

More Galleries

2022's best TV shows you can't miss on Netflix, HBO, Disney Plus and more

64 Photos
The best Nintendo Switch games to play right now

More Galleries

The best Nintendo Switch games to play right now

41 Photos
The Porsche Taycan Sport Turismo is the EV of our dreams

More Galleries

The Porsche Taycan Sport Turismo is the EV of our dreams

7 Photos
Movies coming in 2022 from Marvel, Netflix, DC and more

More Galleries

Movies coming in 2022 from Marvel, Netflix, DC and more

69 Photos
Best dating apps of 2021

More Galleries

Best dating apps of 2021

13 Photos
2023 Cadillac Escalade V: Ready to roar

More Galleries

2023 Cadillac Escalade V: Ready to roar

5 Photos
Subaru Solterra STI feels like a natural extension

More Galleries

Subaru Solterra STI feels like a natural extension

5 Photos