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Best Looking States

Miss Virginia took Miss America Saturday. But which state’s residents rate tops for overall beauty? Which are ugliest? The Daily Beast crunches the numbers to determine bragging rights.

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#1, District of Columbia

Model/Magazine ranking: 1
Fitness ranking: 7
Pageant ranking: 12
Beautiful native: Katherine Heigl, actress

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#2, Hawaii

Model/Magazine ranking: 6
Fitness ranking: 5
Pageant ranking: 15
Beautiful native: Lauren Graham, actress

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#3, California

Model/Magazine ranking: 13
Fitness ranking: 11
Pageant ranking: 2
Beautiful native: John Stamos, actor

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#4, Connecticut

Model/Magazine ranking: 5
Fitness ranking: 3
Pageant ranking: 29
Beautiful native: Meg Ryan, actress

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#5, Florida

Model/Magazine ranking: 19
Fitness ranking: 13
Pageant ranking: 7
Beautiful native: Niki Taylor, model

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#6, New York

Model/Magazine ranking: 7
Fitness ranking: 15
Pageant ranking: 17
Beautiful native: Denzel Washington, actor

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#7, Massachusetts

Model/Magazine ranking: 10
Fitness ranking: 2
Pageant ranking: 37
Beautiful native: Matt Damon, actor

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#8, New Jersey

Model/Magazine ranking: 8
Fitness ranking: 10
Pageant ranking: 31
Beautiful native: Derek Jeter, athlete

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#9, Nevada

Model/Magazine ranking: 3
Fitness ranking: 20
Pageant ranking: 27
Beautiful native: Jessica Miller, model

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#10, Rhode Island

Model/Magazine ranking: 26
Fitness ranking: 4
Pageant ranking: 23
Beautiful native: Amy Diaz, Miss Earth United States 2009

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#11, Utah

Model/Magazine ranking: 23
Fitness ranking: 8
Pageant ranking: 23
Beautiful native: Ali Stephens, model

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#12, Pennsylvania

Model/Magazine ranking: 9
Fitness ranking: 28
Pageant ranking: 19
Beautiful native: Bradley Cooper, actor

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#13, Illinois

Model/Magazine ranking: 12
Fitness ranking: 25
Pageant ranking: 21
Beautiful native: Cindy Crawford, model

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#14, Texas

Model/Magazine ranking: 21
Fitness ranking: 37
Pageant ranking: 1
Beautiful native: Matthew McConaughey, actor

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#15, Georgia

Model/Magazine ranking: 16
Fitness ranking: 38
Pageant ranking: 5
Beautiful native: Julia Roberts, actress

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#16, Maryland

Model/Magazine ranking: 14
Fitness ranking: 27
Pageant ranking: 22
Beautiful native: Noah Mills, model

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#17, Idaho

Model/Magazine ranking: 11
Fitness ranking: 18
Pageant ranking: 40
Beautiful native: Dree Hemingway, model

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#18, Virginia

Model/Magazine ranking: 31
Fitness ranking: 23
Pageant ranking: 16
Beautiful native: Sandra Bullock, actress

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#19, Indiana

Model/Magazine ranking: 22
Fitness ranking: 36
Pageant ranking: 13
Beautiful native: Katie Stam, Miss America 2009

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#20, Kentucky

Model/Magazine ranking: 18
Fitness ranking: 45
Pageant ranking: 8
Beautiful native: George Clooney, actor

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#21, Tennessee

Model/Magazine ranking: 20
Fitness ranking: 48
Pageant ranking: 4
Beautiful native: Justin Timberlake, singer

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#22, Michigan

Model/Magazine ranking: 25
Fitness ranking: 43
Pageant ranking: 10
Beautiful native: Dita Von Teese, performer

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#23, Arizona

Model/Magazine ranking: 27
Fitness ranking: 19
Pageant ranking: 33
Beautiful native: Amber Valletta, model

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#24, Iowa

Model/Magazine ranking: 15
Fitness ranking: 30
Pageant ranking: 34
Beautiful native: Ashton Kutcher, actor

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#25, Colorado

Model/Magazine ranking: 37
Fitness ranking: 1
Pageant ranking: 42
Beautiful native: Hilary Cruz, Miss Teen USA 2007

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#26, Arkansas

Model/Magazine ranking: 24
Fitness ranking: 42
Pageant ranking: 14
Beautiful native: Bridget Hall, model

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#27, Washington

Model/Magazine ranking: 28
Fitness ranking: 22
Pageant ranking: 32
Beautiful native: Cheyenne Jackson, actor

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#28, Oregon

Model/Magazine ranking: 29
Fitness ranking: 24
Pageant ranking: 30
Beautiful native: Chad White, model

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#29, Delaware

Model/Magazine ranking: 4
Fitness ranking: 35
Pageant ranking: 44
Beautiful native: Garrett Neff, model

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#30, North Carolina

Model/Magazine ranking: 34
Fitness ranking: 40
Pageant ranking: 9
Beautiful native: Julianne Moore, actress

#31, West Virginia

Model/Magazine ranking: 2
Fitness ranking: 49
Pageant ranking: 37
Beautiful native: Erica Goldsmith, Miss West Virginia 2010

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#32, Minnesota

Model/Magazine ranking: 32
Fitness ranking: 21
Pageant ranking: 36
Beautiful native: Emily Sandberg, model

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#33, Wisconsin

Model/Magazine ranking: 35
Fitness ranking: 26
Pageant ranking: 28
Beautiful native: Jessica Szohr, actress

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#34, Oklahoma

Model/Magazine ranking: 39
Fitness ranking: 46
Pageant ranking: 6
Beautiful native: Brad Pitt, actor

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#35, Maine

Model/Magazine ranking: 33
Fitness ranking: 17
Pageant ranking: 44
Beautiful native: Patrick Dempsey, actor

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#36, South Carolina

Model/Magazine ranking: 36
Fitness ranking: 47
Pageant ranking: 11
Beautiful native: Rachel Law, Miss South Carolina 2010

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#37, Alabama

Model/Magazine ranking: 41
Fitness ranking: 50
Pageant ranking: 3
Beautiful native: Courtney Cox Arquette, actress

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#38, New Hampshire

Model/Magazine ranking: 51
Fitness ranking: 12
Pageant ranking: 35
Beautiful native: Mandy Moore, actress

#39, Kansas

Model/Magazine ranking: 42
Fitness ranking: 33
Pageant ranking: 25
Beautiful native: Trinity Wright, Miss United States 2004

#40, Alaska

Model/Magazine ranking: 17
Fitness ranking: 34
Pageant ranking: 51
Beautiful native: Ambrose Olsen, model

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#41, New Mexico

Model/Magazine ranking: 51
Fitness ranking: 16
Pageant ranking: 37
Beautiful native: Adrian Grenier, actor

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#42, Louisiana

Model/Magazine ranking: 40
Fitness ranking: 44
Pageant ranking: 20
Beautiful native: Reese Witherspoon, actress

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#43, Vermont

Model/Magazine ranking: 51
Fitness ranking: 6
Pageant ranking: 51
Beautiful native: Melissa Hurley, dancer

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#44, Missouri

Model/Magazine ranking: 43
Fitness ranking: 39
Pageant ranking: 26
Beautiful native: Jon Hamm, actor

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#45, Montana

Model/Magazine ranking: 51
Fitness ranking: 9
Pageant ranking: 51
Beautiful native: Katie Blair, Miss Teen USA 2006

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#46, Ohio

Model/Magazine ranking: 30
Fitness ranking: 41
Pageant ranking: 41
Beautiful native: Halle Berry, actress

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#47, Nebraska

Model/Magazine ranking: 38
Fitness ranking: 32
Pageant ranking: 43
Beautiful native: Belinda Wright, Miss Nebraska 2010

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#48, Wyoming

Model/Magazine ranking: 51
Fitness ranking: 14
Pageant ranking: 51
Beautiful native: Cynthia Pate, Miss Wyoming 2009

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#49, Mississippi

Model/Magazine ranking: 51
Fitness ranking: 51
Pageant ranking: 18
Beautiful native: Amy Wesson, model

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#50, South Dakota

Model/Magazine ranking: 51
Fitness ranking: 31
Pageant ranking: 44
Beautiful native: January Jones, actress

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#51, North Dakota

Model/Magazine ranking: 51
Fitness ranking: 29
Pageant ranking: 51
Beautiful native: Angie Dickinson, actress