We’ve already talked about how Google can give us some pretty cool data when it comes to interior design, but the monster search engine is proving itself yet again. This time, analyzed Google shopping data for over a year to figure out what is the most searched for furniture item in each of the 50 states.
What did your state choose? Scroll down to find out.
A breakdown of the results
A sectional was one of the two most searched for items, topping the list in Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Nevada, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.
The TV stand also came in first in seven states, including Illinois, Michigan, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wisconsin.
A distant second, the hutch is favored in Delaware, Kansas and Nebraska.
Sofa tables were also favored in three states: Colorado, Maryland and Missouri.
Bar stools are popular in Idaho and Iowa.
Dining benches took the title in California and New Jersey.
Arizona and Florida prefer entertainment centers.
Jewelry armoires are favored in Louisiana and Mississippi.
Recliners took the prize in Oklahoma and West Virginia.
TV cabinets were the item of choice in New Mexico and Oregon.
Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Washington, and Wyoming all voted for individual items. See them below:
Key takeaways from the study
Based on these results, we can gather a few key insights from the study.
Sectionals and TV stand are the #1 most searched home furniture item in 7 states each, tying for the highest number of any item included in the study.
27 states chose an item specific to the living room, highlighting the importance of the room in the home.
- The dining room, however, was the least searched room. Only 2 states searched for any accompanying furniture.
5 of 14 states in the Midwest are searching for a TV stand the most, while 5 of 16 states in the South are searching for a sectional. However, states in the Northeast and West tend to all be searching for different items.
What do you think of these results? Will you be searching for your state’s top pick?