ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Illinois produces the most beautiful people in America, study finds

The study, by Bonus Finder, calculated how many Miss USA winners, Victoria’s Secret Angels, and models were from the state.

NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 13: Model Erin Heatherton walks the runway at the 2013 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show at Lexington Avenue Armory on November 13, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria’s Secret)
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – SEPTEMBER 22: Miss America 2003 Erika Harold is crowned by former Miss America 2002 Katie Harmon (Rear) September 21, 2002 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Erika’s platform for her reign is Empowering Youth Against Violence: “Respect Yourself: Protect Yourself.” (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Also included in the study of “most beautiful residents” were how many men were named as PEOPLE’s “Sexiest Man Alive.”

STUDIO CITY, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 10: Model/Actress Jaslene Gonzalez attends Gushcloud Los Angeles Opening Party at Gushcloud Studio on June 10, 2019 in Studio City, California. (Photo by Jerritt Clark/Getty Images)

According to the study, Illinois scored 76.1 out of 100, with 4 Miss USA winners, 1 Miss Teen USA winner, 3 Victoria’s Secret Angels, 123 professional models, and 2 named “Sexiest Man Alive.”

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – SEPTEMBER 28: Cindy Crawford attends the Clooney Foundation For Justice’s “The Albies” on September 28, 2023 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images)

States with the most beautiful residents:

  1. Illinois
  2. California
  3. Texas
  4. Nebraska
  5. New York
  6. Hawaii
  7. Oklahoma
  8. Vermont
  9. Florida
  10. North Carolina

Illinois was also home to the “sexiest people in America” in a poll by Enjoy Travel.