These Are the Most Popular Walmart Products in Your State
From video games to beverages, these are what people are buying the most of from coast to coast.
No matter what corner of the U.S. you happen to be in, there's one thing you can count on: There's a Walmart nearby. With 4,756 stores across the nation as of January 2020, the mega-retailer is the go-to shopping destination for millions of Americans. And while the in-store experience may be similar no matter where you are, the most popular products purchased at Walmart in each state are unexpectedly diverse.
That's why, when the company released a list of the top-selling item in each state for 2019, even Walmart spokespeople themselves said "None of these will be what you think." From jasmine rice to video games (and everything in between), these are the most popular Walmart items sold in the state you live in.
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Southerners may already be sweet on their own, but the fact that Great Value powdered sugar is the most popular Walmart item in Alabama probably proves they're also really into baking as well.
Perfect for cooking or throwing at a wedding, this jasmine rice is all the rage in the 49th state.
Looking to up your B vitamins? So are the citizens of Arizona, where Spring Valley Biotin plus Keratin tablets are Walmart's bestselling item. And for more great information delivered directly to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter.
Walmart shoppers in Arkansas are clearly after delicious dinner and desserts: This Instant Vortex 6-quart air fryer is a kitchen must-have!
The most elusive gaming system of the pandemic is incredibly popular in California, where the Nintendo Switch console is the most purchased Walmart item. Animal Crossing break, anyone?
People in the Rocky Mountain State sure must love their morning caffeine fix. That's most likely why Maxwell House International Orange Cafe is the most popular Walmart item in Colorado.
There's nothing like starting your day with a nice cuppa. Just ask anyone from Connecticut, where Tazo Chai Latte Black Tea Concentrate is the most popular Walmart item.
People in Delaware clearly know how to look their best. How do we know? Coty Airspun Loose Face Powder is the top Walmart item there.
Craving a sandwich? Head to Florida, where StarKist chunk light tuna reigns supreme in Walmart popularity.
Georgia may be famous for peaches, but apparently people there just can't get enough of Apple! This Straight Talk Prepaid Apple iPhone 6s Plus 32GB is the state's most popular item at Walmart.
If you're from the Aloha State, there's a good chance you might own a few basketball cards based on how popular they are at Walmart.
Idaho may be all about the potatoes, but they clearly love their fair share of PB&Js there, too! That's why this Great Value creamy peanut butter is so popular.
It looks like residents of the Windy City must love their rest, because this Mainstays Deep Pockets Standard Pillow is the most popular Walmart purchase in Illinois.
There's nothing out there that says Indiana is a bump and bruise-prone state. But the fact that Equate Flexible Antibacterial Fabric Bandages are the most popular Walmart item there might suggest otherwise.
Iowa may be the Hawkeye State, but they're clearly into canines these days! At least that's likely, given that Gentle Giants dog and puppy food is the most popular Walmart item there.
If you ever find yourself anywhere there isn't Lipton Unsweetened Black Iced Tea Mix in the cupboard, there's a good chance you're not in Kansas anymore: It's the state's top seller at Walmart.
Treating lower back pain is clearly something people in Kentucky take seriously, given how popular these Thermacare Heatwraps are among Walmart customers.
Kids all across Louisiana must love pulling up their Peerless Plastics KinderMats for nap or story time, given how popular they are there.
Some go to Maine for the vast wilderness and majestic natural beauty. Others go for the delicious desserts made using all the Great Value Fat Free Sweetened Condensed Milk that Walmart customers buy there.
If you're headed to a get-together in Maryland, you'll likely come across Great Value Everyday Paper Plates while you're there, due to their popularity.
If you're ever caught in a chilly Massachusetts winter, rest assured that your RV or boat will make it through the season thanks to how popular SuperTech RV & Marine Antifreeze is in the Bay State.
The only way to rise and shine in Michigan is with a strong cup of coffee, and it appears the java of choice is Folgers Classic Roast Ground Coffee.
The citizens of Minnesota have spoken, and they've declared that Lipton Southern Sweet Tea Family Tea Bags are ideal for making their beverage of choice—at least based on their Walmart purchases.
If you're looking to host a video game showdown, head to Mississippi, where Madden NFL 20 for PS4 is the most popular Walmart item.
The people of Missouri must be competitive. Otherwise, why would the Microsoft Xbox One S 1TB All Digital Edition 3 Game Bundle be so popular there?
Vehicles in Montana must run great. At least, that's what we'd assume, based on how popular Mobil 1 Advanced Full Synthetic Motor Oil is there.
Paw Patrol may be popular with kids across the U.S., but it's really popular in Nebraska, where this Everest's Rescue Snowmobile set sells like hotcakes.
The residents of Nevada like to take comfort in a warm mug of Swiss Miss Milk Chocolate Flavor Reduced Calorie Hot Cocoa Mix, if Walmart sales are to be believed.
The citizens of New Hampshire will never let go of this blockbuster maritime disaster film: Titanic on Blu-ray is the top Walmart purchase there.
If keeping babies happy is New Jersey's claim to fame, it's surely because Similac Alimentum Hypoallergenic Baby Formula is the top seller at Walmart in the state.
Staying refreshed in New Mexico often involves Very Berry Hibiscus flavored Starbucks VIA Instant Coffee Flavored Packets—at least based on how popular they are at Walmart, anyway.
New Yorkers are known for their accents, their pizza, and their…soft skin? That must be why Johnson's Creamy Oil Moisturizing Baby Body Lotion is the top seller at Walmart there.
Keeping things neat and organized in storage is just the North Carolina way. That's why Sterilite Storage Boxes are the number one seller at Walmart in the Tar Heel State.
Why North Dakota is known as the Peace Garden State instead of the Clean Ear State may forever remain a mystery, especially considering how popular Q-tips Original Cotton Swabs are at Walmart there.
The good people of Ohio know how to handle cold and flu season. That's why Halls Relief Cherry Flavor Cough Drops sell so well at Walmart in the state.
People of all ages across the world adore Lego, but perhaps not as much as the citizens of Oklahoma do: The Lego Classic Creative Fun set is the top seller there.
Keeping your teeth glistening and bright is second nature in a state like Oregon, where Crest 3D White Professional Effects Whitestrips are the product of choice for Walmart shoppers.
Making sure you can take your podcasts and music on the go is a top priority in Pennsylvania, where these Apple AirPods and charging case top the charts in Walmart sales.
When it comes time for dessert in Rhode Island, many reach right for the cotton candy-flavored Jell-O packet they bought at Walmart. It's the top seller there!
Whether it's for soup or snacking, Nabisco Premium Original Mini Saltine Crackers are the top dog when it comes to Walmart sales in South Carolina.
With an item like Pup-Peroni Mix Stix Dog Treats being the top seller at Walmart in the state, it would be a real surprise if the pooches in South Dakota weren't among some of the best trained in the U.S.
If "always be prepared" isn't the Tennessee state motto, maybe it should be: Equate All-Purpose First Aid Kits are the top sellers at Walmart there.
The stars at night might shine big and bright in Texas, but apparently, so do the teeth on the locals: Equate Maximum Strength Sensitive Extra Whitening Toothpaste is the bestselling item at Walmart in the Lone Star State.
If you're ordering dessert in Utah, expect some of the best-selling La Lechera Dulce de Leche Caramel along with it.
Whether it's for home canning or just for using as funky water glasses, the people of Vermont adore Ball Glass Mason Jars, as shown by their Walmart shopping tendencies.
Heartburn has no home in Virginia, where Equate Cimetidine Acid Reducer Tablets are the bestselling item at local Walmarts.
Making sure your clothes look, feel, and smell great is second nature in Washington state, where the bestselling item at Walmart is these Great Value Free & Delicate Hypoallergenic Dryer Sheets.
If you ever find yourself in search of a refreshing beverage while in West Virginia, there's a good chance a local will toss you a Gold Peak Diet Iced Tea. Based on Walmart sales, it's the top item there.
The peanut-butter-loving people of Idaho need to get together with the jelly-obsessed population of Wisconsin. Wisconsinites' love of Welch's Concord Grape Jelly, as shown through Walmart sales, would make them a PB&J match made in heaven!
The people of Wyoming are so industrious that instead of buying cherry soda, they make their own. That's why IBC Cherry Cola Drink Mix Singles To Go! are the top-selling Walmart item there.