The world is a freaky place. From aliens to ghosts, the notion of the supernatural has often been a talking point in the United States. There are many of us exploring and searching for proof that paranormal beings exist. So if you are looking to discover, where might be the best place to spot a sighting of the supernatural for yourself?
New research by GreatLakesStakes.com has revealed the states across America with the most supernatural sightings, as well as the chances of spotting something spooky. Where did we rank in North Carolina? Well, keep reading to find out.
The Top Dogs in Sightings
California and Texas are America’s leading supernatural states. Those in California have reported the most UFO encounters across the US, with a total of 15,072 sightings since records began. Florida and Washington come in second and third with 7,513 and 6,270 sightings, respectively. Comparatively, North and South Dakota residents sit at the bottom of the list with only 264 and 355 sightings reported.
Texas has been crowned the spookiest state, as it takes the top spot for paranormal encounters with 7,382 sightings. California comes in at a close second place with 6,973 sightings. Those residing in Delaware and Hawaii are the least likely to experience something that goes bump in the night, with only 123 and 185 reports of spirits, respectively.
As far as North Carolina goes, we only rank at +220,300 supernatural sightings, however, we are right by a highlight spot of West Virginia. For the size of their state, having over +122,200 sightings gives them a massive bump. I personally think its those Appalachian mountains.
The table below shows the top-10 US states in order of supernatural sightings:
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What are the odds of seeing the supernatural?
Thrill-seekers in Maine are in luck, with the state coming in as the most likely (+71,900) to spot the supernatural, followed by Vermont (+78,600) and Montana (+82,300). Looking at the other end of the list, those in Louisiana have the worst odds (+264,400) when it comes to UFOs and ghosts, with Georgia (+255,600) and New York (+255,200) following behind.
After comparing sightings of the supernatural with population data, GreatLakesStakes.com has revealed the top 10 states with the greatest chances of spotting something spooky:
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