What Every State Is Googling on Christmas

SatelliteInternet.com took a NORAD-worthy look at what the United States is searching for during the Yuletide. 🎄

Trevor Wheelwright
Researcher & Writer
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Published on December 11, 2019
Google Search trends infographic for Christmas

Christmas and chill

The most popular Google search was “Netflix,” which was the top search query in 12 states. What better way to relax than pulling up Breaking Bad while you enjoy the new RV, gas mask, and chemistry set that Santa brought you?

Better late than next year

When people say, “It’s the thought that counts,” they don’t mean how long it took you to think of it, right? Alabama, Connecticut, and Kentucky all googled “last minute Christmas gift ideas” more than anything else.

Too much baked Alaska—Juneau what we’re saying?

Alaska is already thinking about burning off the holiday weight—they’re the only ones googling “Planet Fitness hours” the most. Honestly, we don’t mind the extra pounds, but we don’t blame the folks closer to the North Pole for not wanting to resemble their jolly neighbor.

Existential Christmas

Massachusetts is a bit confused. They googled, “What is Christmas?” more than anything else.

Point is, now that they know the first thing about Christmas, we’ll keep you updated if the Bay State figures out any other great mysteries.

Speaking of mysteries, what’s going on in Georgia and Ohio? Those states may be home to some truly naughty children since they were googling “where to buy coal” the most.

Festive football fans

Delaware was googling “NFL scores” the most, and they’re the only state that was interested in sports more than anything else.

Fun Fact
Info

Joe Flacco is a quarterback from the University of Delaware who was traded in 2019 to the Denver Broncos, the same team that played the 2018 Christmas Eve game against the Raiders. That’s the same Christmas game that all the Delaware folks must’ve been keeping up with, according to our data.

What’s your state’s most googled Christmas search?

Here’s our list (we’ve checked it twice):

Alabama
Last-minute Christmas gift ideas

Alaska

What is Christmas?

Arizona

Grocery stores open on Christmas

Arkansas

Best Buy Christmas hours

California

Is Starbucks open on Christmas?

Colorado

Liquor stores open near me

Connecticut

Amazon.com

Delaware

NFL scores

Florida

Amazon.com

Georgia

Stores open on Christmas

Hawaii

Christmas games

Idaho

Santa tracker

Illinois

Merry Christmas GIF

Indiana

A Christmas Story

Iowa

Best Christmas lights near me

Kansas

Best Buy Christmas hours

Kentucky

Planet Fitness hours

Louisiana

Fast food open on Christmas

Maine

Weather forecast

Maryland

Merry Christmas GIF

Massachusetts

Eggnog alcohol recipe

Michigan

Amazon.com

Minnesota

Target Christmas hours

Mississippi

Walmart Christmas hours

Missouri

Is Starbucks open on Christmas?

Montana

Christmas recipes

Nebraska

Best Christmas lights

Nevada

Is Starbucks open on Christmas?

New Hampshire

Christmas music

New Jersey

Planet Fitness hours

New Mexico

Christmas memes

New York

Amazon.com

North Carolina

What is Christmas?

North Dakota

A Christmas Story

Ohio

Where to buy coal

Oklahoma

Restaurants open on Christmas Day

Oregon

Weather forecast

Pennsylvania

Planet Fitness hours

Rhode Island

Tinder

South Carolina

Stores open on Christmas

South Dakota

Family activities

Tennessee

Restaurants open on Christmas Day

Texas

Is the Grinch real?

Utah

Santa tracker

Vermont

Christmas music

Virginia

How long to roast a chicken

Washington

Boxing Day deals

West Virginia

Is Santa Claus real?

Wisconsin

Best Buy Christmas hours

Wyoming

Kardashian Christmas card

Methodology

How did we find these strange Christmas Google searches? With a little bit of Santa’s magic, some help from the elves, and an extreme amount of espresso eggnog.

Aside from that, we gathered a list of popular Christmas-related internet searches and used Google Trends to match those searches with the states googling them on December 24–25, 2018.

That’s right. Much like Santa, we looked at your past behavior. What will you and your state be googling this year?

Trevor Wheelwright
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