When we think about where celebrities live, it’s natural to focus on states like California and New York, since that's where the majority of the United States entertainment world seems to flock. In reality, celebrities are born and raised all across the country – including quite a few right here in Minnesota.

Entertainment website PrettyFamous recently put together a ranking of which states produce the most celebrities. Using data from an entertainment data and technology company called Gracenote, they created the ranking based on factors such as the number of celebrities per capita for each state, along with who each state's most-followed celebrity is on Twitter.

So, just where do Minnesota and a few of our neighbors rank? Check out our photo gallery and find out for yourself...

The biggest surprise here is that Iowa ranks at #12 for celebrities! Really? And what about New York and California? While New York grabs top spot (with more than 15 celebrities per 100,000 people), California only comes in at #6...