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- Oklahoma won competition for the first time.
- When Olivia Jordan competes at Miss Universe 2015, she will become the first in pageant history to represent the United States at two major international competitions. Previously, Jordan competed at Miss World 2013.
- This is the fourth year in a row a state won their first-ever Miss USA title (Oklahoma, Nevada, Connecticut, and Rhode Island), which includes Olivia Culpo‘s win in 2012.
- Texas reached its highest placement since Crystle Stewart won in 2008. Furthermore, Texas has placed 13 times in the last 15 years, which includes two wins in 2001 and2008.
- Rhode Island placed for the first time and reached its highest placement since Olivia Culpo won the Miss USA title in 2012, prior to winning Miss Universe 2012.
- Nevada placed in top five for second year in a row and top 10 for the fourth consecutive year.
- Maryland reached its highest placement since Nana Meriwether earned 1st Runner-Up and inherited the Miss USA title in 2012.
- Michigan reached its highest placement since Rima Fakih won in 2010.
- States which placed the previous year were Alabama, Arizona, Louisiana, Maryland, Oklahoma, Nevada, and Virginia.
- Alabama placed for the sixth consecutive year.
- Maryland and placed for the fifth consecutive year.
- Louisiana and Nevada placed for the fourth consecutive year.
- Arizona, Oklahoma, and Virginia placed for the second consecutive year.
- Illinois and Texas last placed in 2013.
- Michigan last placed in 2012.
- Hawaii and New York last placed in 2011.
- Kentucky last placed in 2009.
- Delaware placed for the first time the pageant’s history. As the last state to officially earn a Miss USA placement, what is known in pageant circles as the “Delaware Curse” finally ends.
- Miss Congeniality award results in a tie for the first time in pageant’s history.
- Miss Congeniality and Miss Photogenic award go to first-time state winners: Alaska and Delaware won Miss Congeniality, and Indiana won Miss Photogenic, respectivel
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