The US states most interested in learning more about AI

A report has revealed that Massachusetts is the state most obsessed with AI in the United States, with 1,446 monthly searches per 100,000 people

The research carried out by AI-driven website builder YACSS, examined Google Keywords data of search terms frequently used by people interested in Artificial Intelligence (AI) over the past 12 months. These terms were combined to find each state’s average monthly search volume for AI-related terms per 100,000 people. 

The study revealed the state of Massachusetts is America’s most AI-obsessed state, with an average monthly search of 1,446 for AI-related terms per 100,000 people. Massachusetts has the second-highest proportion of searches for ‘ChatGPT’, ‘Craiyon’ and ‘Open AI Playground’ on average every month. 

Washington is the second state most interested in AI, raking in 1,349 AI-related searches on average every month, per 100,000 people. The state was the highest searching for the terms ‘AI Writer’, ‘LaMDA’ and ‘Midjourney.’ It was also the third highest searching state for the chatbot ‘ChatGPT.’ 

New York also ranks as one of America’s states most obsessed with AI, placing third overall. With 1,198 average monthly searches per 100,000 people, New York has the second-highest searches for ‘Ink’ and ‘Writesonic’ and the fourth highest average monthly searches for ‘ChatGPT’. 

California is the fourth most AI-obsessed state, with 1,135 average monthly searches per 100,000 people for AI-related keywords. The Golden State is the second-highest state searching for ‘CopyAI’, the fourth highest for ‘Perplexity’, and the fifth highest for ‘Midjourney.’ 

New Jersey ranks fifth, amassing 1,099 searches per 100,000 people for AI keywords. This results from the state taking the second spot for ‘ChatSonic’ searches and ‘Rytr.me’ searches and being the fifth-highest searcher for ‘ChatGPT.’ 

Colorado ranks sixth on the list, with an average monthly search volume of 1,030 per 100,000 people. It is the fourth-highest searcher for Google’s Bard AI and the fifth highest for ‘DALL-E 2’, ‘Dream by WOMBO’ and ‘LaMDA’. 

In seventh place is Connecticut, amassing a search volume of 1,026 per 100,000 people for AI related keywords. The state’s top five searches were for ‘ChatGPT’, ‘Craiyon’, ‘Midjourney’, ‘Socratic’ and ‘DALL-E 2’. 

Coming eighth is Utah, with an average monthly search volume of 1,012 per 100,000 people. The state has the highest search volume for ‘Dream by WOMBO’ and the second highest for ‘Jasper AI’. Utah is also the third-highest searcher for ‘Craiyon’ and the fourth highest searcher for ‘Midjourney’. 

In ninth place is Oregon, with 1,011 monthly average searches per 100,000 people. The state has the second highest interest in 'DALL-E 2' and the third-highest interest in 'Dream by WOMBO’. Oregon is also the fourth highest searcher for ‘Craiyon’ and fifth for ‘Contentscale.ai’. 

Rounding out the top ten is Virginia. The state draws in an average monthly search of 1,007 AI-related terms per 100,000 people and is the fourth-highest searching state for ‘AI Writer’. Other popular AI search terms by the state include ‘ChatGPT’ and ‘Craiyon.’ 

A spokesperson for YACSS commented on the findings: “AI has recently taken the world by storm, especially with the roaring popularity of ChatGPT, and we are seeing many Americans embracing its use in their daily tasks. 

“The study reveals Massachusetts as the most interested in AI in the country, highlighting the state’s interest in optimizing its creative efforts, which comes as no surprise as Massachusetts is home to a thriving innovation hub.” 

The study was conducted by YACSS, a website builder that uses sophisticated AI to create content and websites, using only one keyword as input. 

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