CLEVELAND — It was appropriately named "The Nosy Neighbor Survey." When the results came in, Ohio ranked No. 4 in the United States.
Homes.com they surveyed people across the country to determine the states with the most and least nosy neighbors. The survey ran from March 4 to March 14, 2020, and included 50 people in every state for a total of 2,500 respondents.
Homes.com says they asked respondents to rate their nosiness levels on a scale of 1-3 (with 1 being the least nosy and 3 being the most nosy) and answer detailed questions surrounding their habits with their neighbors.
With social distancing initiatives in place as well as stay-at-home orders in various states due to the COVID-19 crisis, Homes.com admitted these unusual times prompted the company to undertake the job of completing this recent survey.
Ahead of Ohio for nosiest neighbors was Nevada at No. 1, followed by South Carolina and South Dakota. The least nosiest neighbors, according to the survey, are in Kansas and Idaho.
Homes.com, Inc., a subsidiary of Dominion Enterprises, is the fifth-largest real estate portal by traffic market share. The company is headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia and also provides real estate marketing and media services including brand advertising, property listing syndication, reputation management and lead generation.