Some states are more obsessed with aliens and UFOs than others, but where does Michigan stand on these topics?

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Recent Unidentified Objects Shot Down By U.S. Military Planes

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Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

The Chinese spy balloon had everyone wondering what is going on as it crossed over the United States for a week and then was shot down by a U.S. fighter jet. No one was really talking about extraterrestrials and UFOs because it was an obvious balloon. I think most people who do believe in UFOs and aliens are giving them the benefit of the doubt that they have superior technology over a balloon.

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Bob Riha Jr/Getty Images

The following weekend after the Chinese spy balloon was shot down by the U.S. fighter jet, 3 more objects were spotted and shot down over Alaska, Canada, and Lake Huron. These objects were labeled UFOs and even though they have been shot down, they don't know what to call them yet since they have not recovered them because of extreme weather and terrain. One object was described as cylindrical, another object was described as carrying a payload, and the final object was said to be octagon shaped. 3 very different objects and all 3 very different than the Chinese spy balloon. These three items definitely had a lot of people searching on the web on what they could be.

Aliens And UFOs


Aliens and UFOs have intrigued minds around the globe for 1000s of years. In almost every civilization known to man, there have been discussions about strange things in the sky and sometimes alleged contact with aliens since the beginning of humans walking the earth.


It seems that anytime there are military bases in a community, there seems to be a bit more chatter about strange things in the sky. There are military facilities all over the United States and lots of areas that are considered hot spots for seeing unusual activity in the sky at night and even sometimes during the day. But which states seem to be the most interested in the topics of aliens and UFOs?

Where Does Michigan Rank Among States Obsessed With Aliens and UFOs?

Leave it to odds makers to figure out what states are the most obsessed with aliens and UFOs. According to, there were states that Googled topics like aliens, extraterrestrials, and UFOs more than others.

Undefined flying objects in the sky. UFO.

Here is a list of the top 10 states who are obsessed with aliens and UFOs and as you can see below, Michigan comes in at number 2:

  1. Alaska
  2. Michigan
  3. Montana
  4. North Dakota
  5. Wyoming
  6. West Virginia
  7. New Mexico
  8. Oklahoma
  9. Idaho
  10. Maine

LOOK: The states with the most UFO sightings

For each state, we’ve also included details of famous UFO sightings in that state. Of note is that almost three-quarters of all UFO sighting reports in the United States occur between 4 p.m. and midnight, and tend to peak between 9 and 10 p.m. Food for thought next time you're out scoping for alien life. Keep reading to see which states have had the most UFO sightings.

5 Pure Michigan Things The UFOs Could've Been Searching For

5 things that scream out "MICHIGAN" that the UFOs were searching for before being shot down over Lake Michigan and Lake Huron.

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