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Each country has its own particular preference, with Nike booming in Belgium (amongst many others), New Balance hot in Hong Kong, and Adidas on top in Turkey. But what about the United States?
A new report from the The Sole Supplier analyzed the most popular sneaker brand and silhouette in the U.S. and every state. revealing each state’s favorite sneaker and brand as well as the state’s searching for sneakers the most.
Interestingly, Kanye West’s Yeezy brand is the most popular sneaker brand in 13 states including North Carolina, Alabama, and Hawaii. Adidas is the favorite in 8 states including Florida, Kansas, and North Dakota. My favorite Vans, are most popular in 3 states including Colorado, Montana, and Washington.
Jordan is most popular in Pennsylvania and Oklahoma while New Balance reigns supreme in Maryland and Mississippi. Californians are searching for sneakers the most with over 135,000 for Nike Air Force 1s making it the state’s all-time favorite sneaker.
Just behind are Texans with 74,000 searches for their favorite sneakers, Nike Air Max 270, and in third place in Pennsylvania with 60,500 searches for Air Jordan 1’s. Nike is the most popular brand across the states with the report revealing that a huge 22 states including Arizona, New York, and Texas favor the brand over its competitors.

State

Favorite Brand

Favorite Sneaker

Number of Google Searches

Alabama

YEEZY

Yeezy Slides

12,100

Alaska

NIKE

Nike Air Max 270

590

Arizona

NIKE

Nike Air Max 270

18,100

Arkansas

ADIDAS

adidas Ultra Boost

5400

California

NIKE

Nike Air Force 1

135,000

Colorado

VANS

Vans Slip Ons

12,100

Connecticut

NIKE

Nike Air Force 1

9,900

Delaware

YEEZY

Yeezy Slides

3,600

Florida

ADIDAS

Adidas Ultra Boost

49,500

Georgia

YEEZY

Yeezy Boost 350

49,500

Hawaii

YEEZY

Yeezy Slides

2,400

Idaho

NIKE

Nike Blazer

36,00

Illinois

YEEZY

Yeezy Slides

40,500

Indiana

NIKE

Nike Air Force 1

12,100

Iowa

NIKE

Nike Air Force 1

5,400

Kansas

ADIDAS

Adidas nmd

5,400

Kentucky

NIKE

Nike Air Max 270

6,600

Louisiana

YEEZY

Yeezy Boost 350

14,800

Maine

NIKE

Nike Air Force 1

1,900

Maryland

NEW BALANCE

New Balance 990

27,100

Massachusetts

NIKE

Nike Air Force 1

18,100

Michigan

YEEZY

Yeezy Boost 350

18,100

Minnesota

NIKE

Nike Air Max 270

9,900

Mississippi

NEW BALANCE

New Balance 574

8,100

Missouri

ADIDAS

adidas Ultra Boost

9,900

Montana

VANS

Vans Slip Ons

1,300

Nebraska

ADIDAS

adidas Ultra Boost

4,400

Nevada

YEEZY

Yeezy Boost 350

8,100

New Hampshire

NIKE

Nike Air Max 270

2,400

New Jersey

NIKE

Nike Dunk

27,100

New Mexico

YEEZY

Yeezy Slides

49,500

New York

NIKE

Nike Air Force 1

60,500

North Carolina

YEEZY

Yeezy Slides

27,100

North Dakota

ADIDAS

adidas Ultra Boost

1,000

Ohio

NIKE

Nike Air Max 270

22,200

Oklahoma

JORDAN

Air Jordan 1

3,600

Oregon

YEEZY

Yeezy 700

8,100

Pennsylvania

JORDAN

Air Jordan 1

60,500

Rhode Island

YEEZY

Yeezy Boost 350

2,400

South Carolina

NIKE

Nike Air Max 97

12,100

South Dakota

NIKE

Nike Blazer

1,300

Tennessee

ADIDAS

adidas Ultra Boost

12,100

Texas

NIKE

Nike Air Max 270

74,000

Utah

NIKE

Nike Blazer

9,900

Vermont

ADIDAS

adidas Ultra Boost

880

Virginia

NIKE

Nike Blazer

22,200

Washington

VANS

Vans Old Skool

14,800

West Virginia

YEEZY

Yeezy 700

22,200

Wisconsin

NIKE

Nike Air Force 1

9,900

Wyoming

NIKE

Nike Air Force 1

720

It is clear to see why sneaker giants Nike are the world’s favorite sneaker brand when their Air Force 1’s are ranked the world’s most popular silhouette based on the total number of online searches in 2021. The sneaker totaled 772,990 searches across the U.S. alone with California leading those statistics with a whooping 135,000 searches and New York in second place with 60,500.

 

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Alexis Zarycki is your average girl with the hopes of leaving an everlasting impact on the world. Follow her on Instagram @official_lexpaige