The Fourth of July means fireworks, flags, and an abundance of patriotism. WalletHub uses specific metrics including number of veterans per 1,000 residents, percentage of residents that voted in the 2012 election, number of peace corps volunteers peer 100,000 residents to determine the most patriotic states.

If you live in Virginia, you're in luck you have the privilege of living in the most patriotic state. However, if you live in New Jersey your state is at the bottom of the list.

Click here to see where your state ranks.