What Items Do People in Your State Love Buying the Most from Walmart?
It doesn’t surprise us that Walmart, one of the biggest discount retailers in the country, has its fingers on the pulse of its customers' shopping habits—and we're not just talking what consumers are buying during Christmas either. The company recently revealed to Business Insider the most popular items ordered on Walmart.com in every state. From your average toys to specific foods, we were surprised to learn that some states, albeit their geographical and cultural differences, have a few products in common. For example, New York and Florida residents are buying the same item. On the other hand, a Southern staple like pound cake reigns supreme in the western region. Still, Walmart’s two most popular items appearing in multiple states involves voice recognition capabilities and building skills. Scroll down to discover the top-selling item everyone is buying in your state. The results may shock you.
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What's your state's favorite?
Alaskans are keen on bringing their arctic landscape indoors, particularly in the bathroom. This icy blue shower curtain is certainly reminiscent of frigid temperatures.
BUY IT: Shower Curtain; $8; walmart.com
Toasts with the most. Those in the desert region of the country are buying this 2-slice toaster to start their day off on a delicious note.
BUY IT: 2-Slice Toaster; $8; walmart.com
Perhaps there are a lot of babies being born in this scenic Southern state, because Walmart.com found that baby products are the bestsellers in Arkansas.
BUY IT: Diapers; $38; walmart.com
Californians love hiking and spending time outdoors, so it's no wonder they're equipping themselves with plenty of allergy medicine.
BUY IT: Zyrtec; $25; walmart.com
Apparently, movie night in Connecticut is filled with these crazy-hair creatures.
BUY IT: Trolls DVD; $18; walmart.com
One-a-days keep the doctor away in Delaware. Good-for-you vitamins and other medicines are go-to items for online shoppers in The Diamond State.
BUY IT: Vitamins; $8; walmart.com
Step aside, Alexa and Echo. Floridians are all about simplifying their lives through the use of this smart device.
BUY IT: Google Home; $129; walmart.com
It's no secret that it gets pretty hot and humid in Georgia. Although air conditioners are a necessity in the South, they also tend to cause the air inside your home to become stale and dry. That's where a cool mist humidifier can come to the rescue to help Georgians breathe during summer.
BUY IT: Humidifier; $20; walmart.com
Those in Hawaii are saying "aloha" to bright and colorful fabrics. These fun chevron prints would be perfect to make a sarong out of for a Luau.
BUY IT: Craft Print Chevron Fabric; $7.50; walmart.com
Forget spuds! Idahoans are stocking up on sports drinks at Walmart.
BUY IT: Gatorade; $8; walmart.com
For puzzle lovers in Illinois, this storage mat is essential for keeping all the pieces together for that yet-to-be-completed jigsaw puzzle.
BUY IT: Puzzle Stow & Go Storage System; $10; walmart.com
Indiana is serious about keeping those germs at bay.
BUY IT: Hand Sanitizer; $23; walmart.com
Both Iowa and Arkansas are bordered by the Mississippi River, but another thing they also have in common: their need for diapers.
BUY IT: Diapers; $30; walmart.com
Hair care is a priority in Kansas, where the preferred brand according to Walmart.com is TRESemmé. Ooh La La!
BUY IT: TRESemmé Shampoo and Conditioner; $7; walmart.com
Parents in Kentucky are big fans of buying Legos for their kids.
BUY IT: LEGO; $13; walmart.com
Maine residents can't get enough of ooey-gooey peanut butter. It's possible the nutty spread is used to make sandwiches to go with their famous lobster chowder.
BUY IT: Peanut Butter; $10; walmart.com
It seems like Marylanders have a lot of accomplishments to be proud of, considering their purchasing patterns.
BUY IT: Certificate Holders; $9; walmart.com
Tennis is a predominant sport on many college campuses in Massachusetts, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that shoppers are buying tennis balls in bulk.
BUY IT: Penn Champ Tennis Balls; $28; walmart.com
Sailing Lake Michigan will certainly require one (or more) of these.
BUY IT: Coleman Stearns Universal Life Jacket Vest; $22; walmart.com
Popular among Vikings fans and sports enthusiasts in the "Land of 10,000 Lakes." These folding chairs are perfect for game day.
BUY IT: Ozark Trail Regular Folding Camping Armchairs; $14; walmart.com
Mississippians are turning to this cranberry-infused energy drink when they need a little pick-me-up.
BUY IT: Ocean Spray Cran-Energy Juice Drink; $6; walmart.com
Cleanliness is next to godliness in the "Show Me State," where disposable washcloths are the most-purchased item.
BUY IT: Assurance Premium Washcloths; $7; walmart.com
People in Montana probably need loads of detergents to ensure all those layers of clothing and their puffer jackets stay clean during winter.
BUY IT: Arm & Hammer Laundry Detergent; $13; walmart.com
Not just any old beverage container will do for Nebraskans. According to Walmart.com, they love these Keurig drink tumblers for their iced coffee.
BUY IT: Keurig Iced Beverage Tumbler; $25; walmart.com
Who says pumpkin only has to be reserved for fall? For those residing in Nevada, pumpkin is all the rage year-round.
BUY IT: Pumpkin; $3; walmart.com
Although spring in New England is a beautiful time of the year, it brings with it plenty of pollen. No wonder those living in New Hampshire are stocking up on nasal spray to combat allergy season.
BUY IT: Nasacort Nasal Allergy Spray; $13; walmart.com
These inexpensive dumbbells prove that shoppers in New Jersey don't need fancy gym equipment to strengthen their muscles.
BUY IT: CAP Barbell Neoprene Dumbbell; $2; walmart.com
New Mexico boasts many stunning golf courses, and residents there are making sure their golf bags and carts are filled with enough of these.
BUY IT: MIX Golf Balls; $23; walmart.com
Not surprisingly, New Yorkers who flock to the South to escape the cold are filling their online shopping carts with the same item as Floridians.
BUY IT: Google Home; $129; walmart.com
North Carolina is home to some of the best homemade artisanal breads. No wonder residents are buying this electric knife to delicately slice their bread.
BUY IT: BELLA Electric Knife; $17; walmart.com
Clearly, North Dakota enjoys an old-fashioned, refreshing drink here and there. The site's data concluded that drink mixes are popular among the Great Plains crowd.
BUY IT: Country Time Lemonade Drink Mix; $10; walmart.com
Ohio shoppers have been rushing to buy this popular Christmas toy before the collEGGtibles are all sold out.
BUY IT: Hatchimals; $9; walmart.com
The Sooner State is obsessed with their tools.
BUY IT: Stanley 201-Piece Tool Set; $78; walmart.com
Portland, specifically, is known for its coffee, food trucks, and local brews, but this snack mix also makes up the city's present-day food tradition.
BUY IT: Chex Mix; $6; walmart.com
Pennsylvania is one of few states to have an official locomotive. Perhaps this fun fact serves as inspiration for kids growing up in the Keystone State who enjoy building trains out of Legos.
BUY IT: LEGO; $28; walmart.com
In Rhode Island, they're sticklers for jiggly jell-o. Although, we're not sure why raspberry is the flavor of choice.
BUY IT: Jell-O; $2; walmart.com
For some strange reason, garage door openers seem to be a big hit in a state that's mostly known for its beautiful shoreline and beaches.
BUY IT: Genie Garage Door Opener; $181; walmart.com
Those living in South Dakota with a sweet tooth have taken a liking to this common Southern delicacy.
BUY IT: Lemon Pound Cake; $7; walmart.com
It's all about safety first in The Volunteer State.
BUY IT: Yescom Plastic Traffic Cones; $42; walmart.com
It's always Halloween in Utah. Chocolate candy is the most purchased item in this mountainous region.
BUY IT: Hershey's Candy Variety Pack; $5; walmart.com
Vermont residents are preparing themselves for overnight guests and their suitcases.
BUY IT: Winsome Metal Luggage Rack; $31; walmart.com
Joining the baby products craze, Virginians, apparently, love feeding their little ones banana baby puffs cereal.
BUY IT: Gerber Graduates Puffs Cereal Snack; $12; walmart.com
Nothing like munching on juicy fruit chews while enjoying the great outdoors on the Pacific Coast.
BUY IT: Starbursts; $2.50; walmart.com
A favorite among college students and West Virginians.
BUY IT: Maruchan Cup-O-Noodle; $3; walmart.com
Wisconsin kids are going crazy over these Shopkins figurines and playsets.
BUY IT: Shopkins Season 7; $8; walmart.com
Sure, there's no shortage of ice and snow in Wyoming. But the residents there still need freezer packs to keep their food and drinks nice and cold.
BUY IT: Reusable Ice Pack; $8; walmart.com