50 People Guess The Biggest Industry In Their State

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Published on December 9, 2019 - Duration: 02:17s

50 People Guess The Biggest Industry In Their State

We asked 50 people, one from each state, what the biggest industry is where they're from.

Florida, Hawaii, and Nevada get a lot of their dollars from visiting tourists, but what about the rest of the country?

Does "lots of factories" count as an industry?

Get ready to learn how big "ambulatory health care services" are across the nation in this episode of Culturally Speaking.


50 People Guess The Biggest Industry In Their State

- Utah has a lot of multi-levelmarketing companies.Like the kind of companieswhere your friends on Facebook are like,"Oh my gosh girl, I havethis crazy opportunity"and like you only needto invest $500 right now."Those kind of companiesall started in Utah.[upbeat jazz music]- The biggest industry in Minnesota?- I don't know.- I don't know.- Yeah I don't know that one.- Hockey?

[woman chuckles]- Software I think.- I really do think it's telemarketing.- I see a lotta factories,but I don't know if factory's a industry.- I think the biggest industryin the state of South Dakotais electrical engineering.- The biggest industry inFlorida for sure, tourism.- Probably tourism.[bell ringing]- Tourism is hands down thebiggest industry in Hawaii.[bell ringing]- Maine's biggest industry,I'd probably have to say is fishing.- I wanna say seafood.- I wanna say like agriculture.- I'm not sure.We have a lot tech stuff coming there.- The biggest industry inVirginia is the shipyard.- Whiskey, bourbon, liquor.- Mining.- In West Virginia it'sdefinitely the coal.- Oil and natural gas.[bell ringing]- I think it's oil.- Oil.- Oh oil and gas- Oil and gas.- 100%[bell ringing]- I believe Michigan's biggest industryis probably still automobiles,unless it's all gone.- It's starting to feelingthe biggest industryin New Hampshire would be theprison system, unfortunately.My second guess would be tourism.- Pharmaceuticals and farming, I believe.Maybe insurance too.[bell ringing]- The biggest industry in Georgia,I believe, is Delta, Coca-Cola,those are some of thebiggest businesses there.- Indiana's biggest industryis probably agriculture.- Agriculture.- [All] Farming.- The movie industry.- Banking.[bell ringing]- Skiing or weed.- Biggest industry in North Carolinais either something in tech or banking.- Marijuana.- Farming.[bell ringing]- Soy bean farming or catfish farming,it's one of the two.- Like ranching, it might be beef.- Small business startups.- The biggest industry in NewMexico is tourism I believe.- Maybe schooling.- I'd say education.- Chemicals.- It has to be the food industry.- It would probably be the tech industry.- The biggest industry in Tennesseeis the music industry.I mean I could just be saying that'cause I'm from Nashville, Iknow Tennessee is very big,maybe it's farming[buzzer]or agriculture.[buzzer]

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