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#1 Fewest Female Top Executives: States #1 Most Residents Thrice Wed or More: States #2 Greatest Decrease in Marriages: States #2 Widest Pay Gap Between CEOs and Salesclerks: States #3 Most Miserable: States #3 Most Registered Guns per Capita: States #4 Biggest Projected Reduction in Emissions by 2030: States #5 Biggest Increase in Divorce: States #5 Most Divorced Residents: States #5 Most Retirement Spent Alone for Women: States #7 Hottest Days: States #9 Biggest Infrastructure Need: States #9 Biggest Share of Household Income Held by the 1%: States #9 Most Smoker-Friendly: States #9 Most Unintentional Deaths: States #11 Most Wanted Unidentified Bank Robbers: States #11 Worst Dental Health: States #13 Most Married Residents: States #14 Biggest Five-Year Decline in Pension Funding: States #15 Largest Wage Increases: States #16 Biggest Increase in Beer Consumption: States #16 Most Licensed Drivers 19 and Younger: States #17 Fewest Minorities in the 1% Club: States #18 Greatest Concentration of Senior Poverty: States #19 Most Licensed Drivers Age 85+: States #20 Fewest Females in the 1% Club: States #22 Highest Unemployment: States #23 Greatest Growth in Jobs for Techies: States #24 Biggest Increases in School Spending: States #24 Biggest Lottery Losers: States #24 Most Expensive Droughts: States #24 Most Vehicle Thefts: States #25 Getting Fatter Fastest: States #25 Most Tax Revenue from Alcohol, Tobacco, Betting: States #28 Biggest Declines in Homeownership: States #28 Biggest Increase in Number of Brewers: States #29 Most Prisoners: States #30 Biggest Prime Workforce: States #30 Most Underfunded Pension Plans: States #31 Greatest Drop in Funding for Emergency Preparedness: States #31 Most Seniors: States #32 Highest Growth in GDP and Population: States #32 Highest Male/Female Ratios: States #33 Highest GDP Growth: States #33 Most Underestimated Income Inequality: States #34 Most Back-to-School Stores: States #36 Most Female Seniors at Work: States #36 Most Million-Dollar Tax Filers: States #37 Most Beer Consumption 2012: States #37 Most Stores per Square Mile: States #37 Most Vaccinated Children: States #38 Least Upwardly Mobile Low-Wage Workers: States #39 Most Deficient Bridges: States #39 Most Drunks: States #39 Most Male Seniors at Work: States #40 Longest Marriages: States #41 Biggest Drop in Funding for Hospital Preparedness: States #41 Most Brewery Permits: States #42 Biggest Tax Refunds: States #42 Worst for Minimum-Wage Workers: States #43 Most Consumers with Student Loan Debt: States #43 Most Showbiz Jobs: States #44 Highest Concentration of Arts Majors: States #44 Most Volunteers: States #45 Longest Retirements: States #46 Highest Concentration of Restaurants: States #46 Highest Pay for Tech Jobs: States #47 Highest Concentration of Engineering Majors: States #48 Highest Showbiz Pay: States #48 Lowest Percentage of Minimum-Wage Workers: States #48 Lowest Ratio of Obesity to Health Coaches: States #49 Most Educated: States #50 Most Never-Marrieds: States #51 Biggest Class Divisions: States #51 Most Innovative in U.S.: States