Average IQ by State: Honest Numbers at Last

[Red States voted for Bush, Blue States for Kerry]

 

 

 

 

State

 

McDaniel's

Estimated Average IQ

Bush 2004

Share of Vote

Hoax IQ Claim

Massachusetts

104.3

36.8%

111

New Hampshire

104.2

48.9%

105

North Dakota

103.8

62.9%

92

Vermont

103.8

38.8%

102

Minnesota

103.7

47.6%

102

Montana

103.4

59.1%

90

Maine

103.4

44.6%

100

Iowa

103.2

49.9%

99

Connecticut

103.1

43.9%

113

Wisconsin

102.9

49.3%

100

Kansas

102.8

62.0%

96

South Dakota

102.8

59.9%

90

New Jersey

102.8

46.2%

111

Wyoming

102.4

68.7%

89

Nebraska

102.3

65.9%

95

Washington

101.9

45.6%

102

Virginia

101.9

53.7%

100

Ohio

101.8

50.8%

99

Indiana

101.7

59.9%

94

Colorado

101.6

51.7%

99

Pennsylvania

101.5

48.5%

101

Idaho

101.4

68.4%

87

Oregon

101.2

47.2%

99

Utah

101.1

71.5%

87

Missouri

101.0

53.3%

98

New York

100.7

40.1%

109

Michigan

100.5

47.8%

99

Delaware

100.4

45.8%

103

North Carolina

100.2

56.0%

93

Texas

100.0

61.1%

92

Illinois

99.9

44.5%

104

Maryland

99.7

43.0%

105

Rhode Island

99.5

38.7%

107

Kentucky

99.4

59.6%

92

Oklahoma

99.3

65.6%

90

Alaska

99.0

61.1%

98

West Virginia

98.7

56.1%

93

South Carolina

98.4

57.9%

89

Florida

98.4

52.1%

98

Georgia

98.0

58.0%

92

Tennessee

97.7

56.8%

94

Arkansas

97.5

54.3%

92

Arizona

97.4

54.9%

94

Nevada

96.5

50.5%

99

Alabama

95.7

62.5%

90

New Mexico

95.7

49.8%

92

Hawaii

95.6

45.3%

106

California

95.5

44.4%

101

Louisiana

95.3

56.7%

90

Mississippi

94.2

59.5%

85

[Steve Sailer [email him] is founder of the Human Biodiversity Institute and movie critic for The American Conservative. His website www.iSteve.blogspot.com features his daily blog.]