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#1 Most Licensed Drivers Age 85+: States #2 Most Underestimated Income Inequality: States #3 Biggest Class Divisions: States #3 Most Underfunded Pension Plans: States #4 Fewest Females in the 1% Club: States #4 Most Back-to-School Stores: States #4 Most Innovative in U.S.: States #4 Most Stores per Square Mile: States #5 Longest Retirements: States #5 Lowest Percentage of Minimum-Wage Workers: States #5 Most Educated: States #5 Worst for Minimum-Wage Workers: States #6 Biggest Increase in Beer Consumption: States #6 Most Vaccinated Children: States #8 Least Upwardly Mobile Low-Wage Workers: States #9 Most Million-Dollar Tax Filers: States #10 Highest Concentration of Arts Majors: States #10 Lowest Ratio of Obesity to Health Coaches: States #10 Most Female Seniors at Work: States #11 Biggest Increases in School Spending: States #11 Highest Pay for Tech Jobs: States #11 Most Drunks: States #11 Most Never-Marrieds: States #12 Highest Unemployment: States #13 Biggest Increase in Divorce: States #13 Biggest Lottery Losers: States #13 Highest Showbiz Pay: States #13 Most Showbiz Jobs: States #14 Dirtiest Beaches in the U.S.: States #14 Fewest Minorities in the 1% Club: States #14 Highest Concentration of Restaurants: States #15 Longest Marriages: States #15 Most Male Seniors at Work: States #16 Most Tax Revenue from Alcohol, Tobacco, Betting: States #17 Highest Concentration of Engineering Majors: States #21 Most Volunteers: States #22 Most Vehicle Thefts: States #23 Biggest Share of Household Income Held by the 1%: States #23 Highest Male/Female Ratios: States #24 Biggest Increase in Number of Brewers: States #25 Most Registered Guns per Capita: States #27 Most Deficient Bridges: States #28 Most Consumers with Student Loan Debt: States #28 Most Seniors: States #29 Biggest Drop in Funding for Hospital Preparedness: States #29 Largest Wage Increases: States #29 Most Brewery Permits: States #30 Biggest Declines in Homeownership: States #30 Biggest Projected Reduction in Emissions by 2030: States #32 Greatest Drop in Funding for Emergency Preparedness: States #32 Most Married Residents: States #33 Biggest Five-Year Decline in Pension Funding: States #34 Getting Fatter Fastest: States #37 Most Divorced Residents: States #38 Biggest Prime Workforce: States #38 Most Miserable: States #39 Most Unintentional Deaths: States #40 Greatest Concentration of Senior Poverty: States #42 Widest Pay Gap Between CEOs and Salesclerks: States #43 Greatest Decrease in Marriages: States #43 Highest Growth in GDP and Population: States #43 Most Smoker-Friendly: States #45 Biggest Infrastructure Need: States #45 Hottest Days: States #45 Most Licensed Drivers 19 and Younger: States #47 Most Residents Thrice Wed or More: States #48 Biggest Tax Refunds: States #48 Fewest Female Top Executives: States #49 Highest GDP Growth: States #50 Greatest Growth in Jobs for Techies: States #50 Most Beer Consumption 2012: States #50 Most Retirement Spent Alone for Women: States #51 Worst Dental Health: States