Researchers have created a map of regional personalities in the United States, revealing three new "regions," consisting of the friendly and conventional South and Midwest, the creative and relaxed East and West Coasts, and the temperamental, uninhibited Northeast and Mid-Atlantic.

The study, published online Oct. 14 in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, relies on the Big Five personality traits: openness to experience, extroversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness and neuroticism.

Here's a look at the breakdown by state with their T scores on each personality trait. A T score is a standardized way of measuring a trait; in this case, 50 represents the "average" level of any given trait. A score higher than 50 represents an above-average level of that trait, and a score lower indicates a lower-than-average level.

*(E – Extroversion, A – Agreeableness, C – Conscientiousness, N – Neuroticism, O – Openness)

STATE

*E

A

C

N

O

Alabama

55.5

52.7

55.5

48.7

42.7

Arizona

50.6

46.6

58.4

38.1

54.7

Arkansas

49.9

52.7

41.0

56.2

40.3

California

51.4

49.0

43.2

39.1

65.0

Colorado

45.3

47.5

58.8

34.3

57.9

Connecticut

57.6

38.6

34.2

53.4

53.9

Delaware

47.0

38.8

36.5

62.4

42.7

District of Columbia

64.8

21.4

44.1

41.6

77.5

Florida

60.9

50.7

62.7

40.8

61.0

Georgia

63.2

60.0

68.8

38.0

56.9

Idaho

40.7

52.9

44.5

44.2

44.7

Illinois

62.5

48.3

50.9

51.2

55.2

Indiana

48.9

50.2

56.2

59.3

44.9

Iowa

62.8

56.6

52.2

49.1

33.7

Kansas

45.5

48.9

50.8

49.0

40.1

Kentucky

53.4

48.1

51.3

62.5

43.0

Louisiana

52.2

49.7

45.0

60.4

53.7

Maine

44.2

32.8

24.0

71.0

50.8

Maryland

35.2

37.3

37.5

49.4

56.6

Massachusetts

44.4

40.7

32.2

63.8

59.6

Michigan

55.2

54.7

53.0

48.6

43.4

Minnesota

52.9

61.6

52.5

43.4

38.5

Mississippi

56.8

63.3

59.7

52.0

46.2

Missouri

62.9

59.3

60.8

48.3

45.7

Montana

33.1

52.3

56.1

43.0

55.0

Nebraska

60.0

62.9

64.3

41.6

34.3

Nevada

46.4

31.8

55.8

44.0

61.3

New Hampshire

40.2

53.5

38.0

61.8

48.7

New Jersey

59.9

44.6

40.8

56.4

57.6

New Mexico

32.4

45.4

58.5

51.6

62.0

New York

47.0

29.8

37.7

62.7

64.5

N. Carolina

51.0

63.6

68.4

44.8

49.6

N. Dakota

52.4

52.4

51.4

49.6

21.8

Ohio

54.6

45.9

46.5

58.5

46.0

Oklahoma

39.7

54.3

54.7

52.1

42.2

Oregon

30.9

59.1

45.8

39.5

58.8

Pennsylvania

54.6

42.8

52.4

61.4

49.6

Rhode Island

43.3

35.2

48.5

61.9

59.4

S. Carolina

60.0

55.4

69.6

45.7

55.3

S. Dakota

58.7

56.7

55.8

36.1

41.9

Tennessee

51.3

66.6

62.0

49.0

50.1

Texas

55.2

52.3

54.4

44.3

52.7

Utah

55.8

69.4

54.5

30.4

47.7

Vermont

26.5

60.0

38.2

55.8

54.2

Virginia

48.5

47.4

45.3

44.7

57.1

Washington

30.6

55.8

45.0

36.9

56.6

W. Virginia

38.5

51.8

42.6

79.2

36.8

Wisconsin

69.8

57.8

47.6

48.6

35.7

Wyoming

46.0

40.7

42.4

46.1

42.4

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