Top Searched Fears By State

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Posted: October 21, 2020 at 7:26 am

The most Googled fear this year is fear of people, or anthropophobia. Searches for it made up 22 percent of all fears searched nationwide, five times as much as in 2019. Searches for the word peaked between April 19th and 25th as many people were stuck in coronavirus lockdown. New York’s most-searched fear was philophobia, the fear of falling in love or intimacy, while in Florida the most-searched was germaphobia. Those in California were most frightened about having no cellphone, nomophobia, while those in New Jersey were most afraid of the dark. Those in Massachusetts were most afraid of failure, while people in Indiana were afraid of being alone.

Top searched fears in our area….

Iowa- People

Wisconsin- Spiders

Minnesota- Being Alone

Illinois- Intimacy

South Dakota- People

And get this…North Dakota- Holes…yes, Holes.

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