Cheyenne is one of the least sinful cities in the country according to a new study ranking 182 metropolitan areas based on statistics related to the "seven deadly sins".

Cheyenne ranked 121st overall, scoring below the national average for all seven deadly sins: "anger and hatred" (violent crime), "jealousy" (theft), "excesses and vices" (excessive drinking), "lust" (adult-entertainment establishments), "vanity" (beauty and tanning salons per capita), and "laziness" (percentage of adults who don't exercise). Casper is slightly less sinful than Cheyenne, ranking 125th nationwide.

Las Vegas finished first in the sinful city study, followed by Los Angeles, St. Louis, Houston, and Atlanta. Denver ranked 10th, with the third-highest rate of excessive drinking.

Other sinful cities in the region include Aurora, Colo. which ranked 87th, Billings, Mont., which ranked 43rd, Colorado Springs, which ranked 83rd, Lincoln, Neb., which ranked 142nd, Missoula, Mont., which ranked 54th, and Rapid City, S.D., which ranked 79th.

Pearl City, Hawaii, ranked last in the sin city study, with South Burlington, Vt., Chesapeake, Va., Virginia Beach, Va., and Port St. Lucie, Fla. rounding out the five least sinful cities in America.


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