We are less than a month away from Cupid's big day. Valentine's Day is Wednesday, February 14th. How romantic are we here in the Garden State? A new survey is out and it appears that Jersey is for lovers!


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JeffBet "analyzed the number of average monthly Google searches for keywords relating to romance, Valentine’s Day, and love across the entire US. The states with the highest monthly search volumes per 100,000 people for these specific keywords have been identified and ranked, therefore revealing the most romantic states in America."



So what keywords do you think of when you hear Valentine's Day? Love? Romance? Romantic? words like that? Some of the phrases people searched for on Valentine's Day included:

  • Date night 
  • Romance movies 
  • Heart bracelet 
  • Date night restaurants near me 
  • Florists near me 
  • Valentine’s Day presents 
  • Rom coms 
  • At home date night ideas 

These were some of the key searches that were the basis for the survey by Jeffbet, According to the survey New Jersey is the 3rd most romantic state in America. "In third place is New Jersey, with 1,690 average monthly Google searches per 100,000 residents. New Jersey’s searches include 584 searches for ‘Valentine’s Day’, 252 searches for ‘engagement rings’, and 51 searches for ‘romance movies’. 


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According to the Jeffbet survey the Top 10 "Most Romantic States" include:

  1. Massachusetts
  2. New York
  3. New Jersey
  4. Virginia
  5. North Carolina
  6. Maryland
  7. Florida
  8. Georgia
  9. Connecticut
  10. Colorado


So are you surprised that Jersey ranks as 3rd most romantic state? I guess New Jersey is for lovers :) What are you searching for this Valentine's Day? Maybe a great restaurant, getaway, or gift idea?


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