It seems this time of year there are two different kinds of people. Those that are willing to brave the Black Friday craziness in search of a sale, and those happy to sit back and watch the craziness from home.

Estately.com recently compiled two things in regards to Black Friday:

  1. Facebook users expressing interest in Black Friday sales — (source: Facebook user data)
  2. Frequency of aggravated assaults (attempts to cause seriously bodily injury purposely) — (source: FBI Uniform Crime Reports—2014)

And combining these two stats they were able to establish which states were craziest during Black Friday. But let's first look at the individual numbers. Here are the top 5 most enthusiastic states:

  1. West Virginia
  2. Kentucky
  3. Iowa
  4. Arkansas
  5. Alabama

And here are the top 5 most violent states in regards to Black Friday:

  1. Tennessee
  2. Alaska
  3. NEW MEXICO
  4. Nevada
  5. Florida

Texas ranks 21st overall when combining the two stats. Ranking 19th in frequency of aggravated assaults, and 25th in enthusiasm for Black Friday sales. Here is the complete list of 50 states in order of Black Friday craziness:

  1. Arkansas
  2. Tennessee
  3. Alabama
  4. Louisiana
  5. Missouri
  6. West Virginia
  7. Oklahoma
  8. Indiana
  9. Kansas
  10. South Carolina
  11. Iowa
  12. Michigan
  13. South Dakota
  14. Nebraska
  15. NEW MEXICO
  16. Delaware
  17. Alaska
  18. Mississippi
  19. North Dakota
  20. Georgia
  21. TEXAS
  22. Florida
  23. Illinois
  24. Montana
  25. Pennsylvania
  26. North Carolina
  27. Kentucky
  28. Wisconsin
  29. Maryland
  30. Nevada
  31. Arizona
  32. Ohio
  33. Wyoming
  34. Idaho
  35. Minnesota
  36. California
  37. New York
  38. Maine
  39. Virginia
  40. Rhode Island
  41. Colorado
  42. New Hampshire
  43. Utah
  44. Washington
  45. Connecticut
  46. Vermont
  47. Oregon
  48. New Jersey
  49. Hawaii
  50. Massachusetts