The study looked at factors like dirty air, the spread of illness, and trash.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Some states have a lot of things to boast about, but some things are just plain gross.

According to a study by career-site Zippia, Pennsylvania is the 4th grossest state in the country.

The study looked at factors like dirty air, the spread of illness, and trash.

The top five grossest states in the study were ranked:

  1. Virginia
  2. South Carolina
  3. North Carolina
  4. Pennsylvania
  5. Texas