Texans are proud of two things.

  1. Proud to be Texan
  2. Proud to be American

But apparently, when it comes to patriotism, Texas is towards the bottom in the US. At least according to WalltHub.

Yup, you read that right, Texas comes all the way in at number 46 when it comes to patriotism. Here is the full list of states ranked.

  1. New Hampshire
  2. Wyoming
  3. Vermont
  4. Utah
  5. Idaho
  6. Wisconsin
  7. Alaska
  8. South Carolina
  9. Missouri
  10. Minnesota
  11. North Dakota
  12. Montana
  13. Maine
  14. Virginia
  15. Colorado
  16. Arizona
  17. Washington
  18. Oregon
  19. Alabama
  20. Florida
  21. North Carolina
  22. Maryland
  23. Kentucky
  24. Arkansas
  25. Louisiana
  26. Mississippi
  27. Nebraska
  28. Tennessee
  29. Delaware
  30. Iowa
  31. Georgia
  32. South Dakota
  33. Kansas
  34. Massachusetts
  35. Oklahoma
  36. Nevada
  37. Ohio
  38. Hawaii
  39. Rhode Island
  40. Pennsylvania
  41. Illinois
  42. Michigan
  43. New Mexico
  44. Indiana
  45. Connecticut
  46. Texas
  47. West Virginia
  48. California
  49. New York
  50. New Jersey

Now, you're probably wondering what criteria is being used here to make this list. Well, they have two columns.

  1. 'Military Engagement' Rank
  2. 'Civic Engagement' Rank

Each of those are judged based on a series of metrics that bring forth a number that means "patriotism" apparently.

Texas was towards the top in one category.

Highest Average Number of Military Enlistees

  1. Georgia
  2. Alaska
  3. South Carolina
  4. Texas
  5. Alabama

But also towards the bottom in another category along with New Mexico. Texas comes in at number 46, and New Mexico at number 47 in regards to percentage of adults who voted in the 2016 election.