Which U.S. States are the Most “Vegan” [2021 Study]
News Release from Total Shape, October, 2021
Veganism has gained a lot of support in America in the last 20 years, with many people making that lifestyle change for both health and ethical reasons.
As with most human behavior changes, trends towards veganism have been very different from state to state.
That’s why we had our team focus on researching and gathering data from all 50 states to come up with a definitive list of the most vegan states of 2021.
• Vegan Population: 622 per 1 million people (870 per 1.4M)
• Vegan Restaurants: 19 per 1 million people
• Vegan Meetup Groups: 18 per 1 million people
• Animal Welfare Groups: 40 per 1 million people
2 -- Best U.S. States for Vegan Restaurants
8 -- U.S. States with Highest Vegan Population per Capita
8 -- Best U.S. States for Vegan Meetup Groups
The data point that stood out the most for Hawaii is the density of restaurants. It seems like both locals and people vacationing on the islands have a significant demand for vegan dining experiences.
Combined with the eighth-place finish for the number of people using vegan search terms, the data supported a strong overall ranking.
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