U.S. State Superlatives #2

For each category, name the U.S. state that ranks either #1 or #2.
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Some states used more than once
Capital city population refers to the city proper population
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Last updated: June 18, 2021
First submittedApril 3, 2017
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Category
State
Shortest name
Iowa | Ohio | Utah
Lowest population
Wyoming | Vermont
Highest average elevation
Colorado | Wyoming
Highest capital city population
Arizona | Texas
Lowest capital city population
Vermont | South Dakota
Highest Amish population
Pennsylvania | Ohio
Most recent date of statehood
Hawaii | Alaska
Most other states bordered
Missouri | Tennessee
Highest % African-American
Mississippi | Louisiana
Highest % of land owned by the
federal government
Nevada | Utah
Lowest rate of obesity
(CDC, 2018)
Colorado | Hawaii
Category
State
Lowest average elevation
Delaware | Florida
Highest % Hispanic
New Mexico | Texas
Highest maize production
Iowa | Illinois
Highest milk production
California | Wisconsin
Highest coal production
Wyoming | West Virginia
Greatest population loss
since peak
New York | Illinois
Highest population growth
since 1960
Nevada | Arizona
Most tornadoes per square mile
1961–1990 [source]
Oklahoma | Iowa
Highest % of workers in the
manufacturing sector
Indiana | Michigan
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Level 71
Apr 3, 2017
Domination station right here.
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Level 71
Apr 11, 2017
Could use a bit more time on this one.
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Level 77
Jun 12, 2017
I'm a Canadian and finished with 26 seconds to go!
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Level 39
Jul 4, 2017
0:02 on my first try. From Denmark if anyone cares.
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Level 81
Jul 4, 2017
Impressive! If I were to take a quiz on Denmark, unless all of the answers were Copenhagen, the Little Mermaid or Daniel Agger, I'd be in trouble. :-)
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Level 67
Jul 10, 2017
Or the great Victor Borge if anyone else remembers.
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Level 73
May 4, 2021
Or Hans Christian Andersen!
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Level 65
Jul 4, 2017
Nice quiz! Got 100% after apparently getting like 75 a while back
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Level 82
Dec 19, 2018
49 of the 50 tallest mountains in the U.S. are in those 3 most elevated states.