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#2 Hottest Days: States #5 Greatest Decrease in Marriages: States #7 Highest Concentration of Engineering Majors: States #7 Most Vehicle Thefts: States #9 Longest Retirements: States #11 Biggest Projected Reduction in Emissions by 2030: States #11 Biggest Tax Refunds: States #11 Greatest Growth in Jobs for Techies: States #11 Largest Wage Increases: States #11 Most Prisoners: States #12 Least Upwardly Mobile Low-Wage Workers: States #14 Most Divorced Residents: States #14 Most Innovative in U.S.: States #14 Most Seniors: States #16 Highest Unemployment: States #16 Worst for the Unemployed: States #17 Biggest Increase in Number of Brewers: States #17 Lowest Percentage of Minimum-Wage Workers: States #17 Most Never-Marrieds: States #17 Most Residents Thrice Wed or More: States #19 Widest Pay Gap Between CEOs and Salesclerks: States #20 Biggest Prime Workforce: States #20 Highest Male/Female Ratios: States #20 Most Brewery Permits: States #20 Most Miserable: States #20 Most Unintentional Deaths: States #21 Biggest Increases in School Spending: States #21 Most Million-Dollar Tax Filers: States #22 Highest Concentration of Arts Majors: States #22 Most Tax Revenue from Alcohol, Tobacco, Betting: States #23 Highest Pay for Tech Jobs: States #23 Highest Showbiz Pay: States #25 Most Beer Consumption 2012: States #26 Biggest Declines in Homeownership: States #26 Most Underestimated Income Inequality: States #27 Biggest Class Divisions: States #27 Most Educated: States #27 Most Showbiz Jobs: States #27 Worst Dental Health: States #28 Most Vaccinated Children: States #29 Biggest Lottery Losers: States #29 Fewest Females in the 1% Club: States #29 Lowest Ratio of Obesity to Health Coaches: States #30 Fewest Minorities in the 1% Club: States #30 Most Underfunded Pension Plans: States #31 Longest Marriages: States #31 Most Consumers with Student Loan Debt: States #31 Most Retirement Spent Alone for Women: States #32 Biggest Share of Household Income Held by the 1%: States #32 Fewest Female Top Executives: States #32 Most Drunks: States #36 Most Licensed Drivers 19 and Younger: States #36 Most Stores per Square Mile: States #37 Most Back-to-School Stores: States #37 Most Married Residents: States #38 Most Volunteers: States #39 Most Smoker-Friendly: States #40 Biggest Five-Year Decline in Pension Funding: States #41 Most Licensed Drivers Age 85+: States #42 Biggest Infrastructure Need: States #42 Greatest Concentration of Senior Poverty: States #43 Biggest Increase in Beer Consumption: States #43 Most Female Seniors at Work: States #44 Getting Fatter Fastest: States #45 Biggest Increase in Divorce: States #48 Most Deficient Bridges: States #48 Worst for Minimum-Wage Workers: States #50 Highest Concentration of Restaurants: States #50 Highest GDP Growth: States #50 Most Male Seniors at Work: States #51 Highest Growth in GDP and Population: States