What is 'patriotism?' Is it a feeling, a mindset or something deeper? To identify the country’s patriotic hotspots, WalletHub compared the 50 states across eight key metrics, including measures such as military engagement, voting habits and civic education.

Patriotism in Montana (1=Most; 25=Avg.):
29th – Percent of Residents Who Enlisted in the Military in 2013
23rd – Number of Active-Duty Military Personnel per 100,000 Residents
6th – Number of Peace Corps Volunteers per 100,000 Residents
16th – % of Residents Who Voted in the Most Recent Presidential Election
9th – Volunteer Rate
2nd – Number of Veterans per 100,000 Residents
22nd – Civics Education Requirement

Source: WalletHub