What does it take for a state to be nerdy? You're about to discover the answer to that and if your home state brings the nerd life.

Nerds of Illinois raise your goblets. Illinois is now one of the geekiest states in the country. Lighter the green, bigger the nerd factor.

Illinois Ranks Really High On The 'Nerdiest States' List

How was it determined that Illinois is one of the Nerdiest states in America?

  • The number of pop culture conventions and comic book stores per capita
  • Access to high speed internet
  • Popularity of Star TrekMagic The Gathering, and Game Of Thrones.

If this is the kind of thing that makes you want to stay in the Land Of Geeks, you should see just how nerd connected Illinois is by clicking here.

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