What Is Considered the Midwest?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 9, 2020 11:32:27 AM ET
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The states commonly considered part of the Midwest in the United States are Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Smaller divisions of the Midwest are the East North Central Division, West North Central Division, Great Lakes and Great Plains.