Florida is one of the most sin­ful states

State ranks No. 2 be­hind Ne­vada on Wal­letHub list

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Sunday) - - Travel - By David Selig David Selig is Se­nior Dig­i­tal Ed­i­tor at the Sun Sen­tinel. Con­tact him at [email protected]­tinel.com.

When’s the last time you com­mit­ted one of the seven deadly sins? If you live in Florida, chances are it wasn’t too long ago.

The fi­nan­cial web­site Wal­letHub ranked the most sin­ful states in the coun­try, and Florida came in No. 2. We only trailed Ne­vada, home of Sin City it­self.

To gen­er­ate its list, Wal­letHub com­pared each state on var­i­ous met­rics that rep­re­sent the cat­e­gories of anger and ha­tred, jeal­ousy, ex­cesses and vices, greed, lust, van­ity and lazi­ness.

Florida was No. 1 for most jeal­ous, ow­ing to a high num­ber of thefts, iden­tity thefts and fraud com­plaints per capita.

We’re No. 4 in van­ity (they looked at beauty sa­lons per capita, con­sumer spend­ing on per­sonal care prod­ucts and Google searches for plas­tic surgery), and No. 4 in lust (they con­sid­ered teen birth rate, pros­ti­tu­tion ar­rests and search vol­ume and time spent on adult en­ter­tain­ment web­sites).

If you’re feel­ing pi­ous and want to live in one of the least sin­ful states, bun­dle up and head to Ver­mont, Maine or North Dakota.

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