Forget red states and blue states. The United States is way more colorful (and adventurous!) when it comes to than electoral maps. A new infographic from reveals which hue each state buys the most compared to it neighbors, and the results are a bona fide rainbow.
Take a look:
Oklahoma loves that's a deadringer for Oklahoma State University's logo. Arizona can't get enough of a shade reminiscent of the Grand Canyon named , while Florida digs the tropical pink .
But the biggest standout has to be the Lone Star State. Texas is apparently obsessed with an intense green shade called that has nothing to do with its mascots or flag colors. It's not even the same green as . What gives, Texans?
Of course, the true top sellers from coast to coast fall in the neutral category, but BEHR discovered these more-saturated trends by crunching their 2016 sales data. The results represent each state's most unique preferences. For example, both Washington and Oregon are all about bringing nature indoors based off the moody favorites and .
In the nation's capital, another outdoor phenomenon sparks inspiration. "Washington D.C.'s hue, , evokes the same sense of excitement as the District's annual cherry blossom bloom," says Erika Woelfel, color expert at BEHR. "This deep, vibrant pink is an optimistic choice for walls — symbolizing positivity and passion and infusing energy into a home." Hey, lawmakers could probably use upbeat vibes right now.
As for the population hubs New York and California, safer hues reign supreme. "It's no surprise that New York favors BEHR's renter-friendly ," Woelfel explains. "This neutral hue creates a blank canvas for colorful accents, while adding a touch of warmth to a small space." The Golden State goes for a slightly-more beige version called Swiss Coffee.
Based on tried-and-true color family. If you're looking to get ahead of the curve, however, think more like Alaska, South Carolina and Tennessee. are already set to take over homes in 2018., it's a big surprise only Illinois and Missouri gravitate towards the