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#1 Getting Fatter Fastest: States #4 Least Upwardly Mobile Low-Wage Workers: States #5 Biggest Increase in Divorce: States #6 Most Back-to-School Stores: States #6 Most Stores per Square Mile: States #9 Most Female Seniors at Work: States #9 Worst for the Unemployed: States #10 Fewest Female Top Executives: States #10 Longest Marriages: States #12 Highest Concentration of Engineering Majors: States #13 Highest Pay for Tech Jobs: States #13 Most Beer Consumption 2012: States #14 Biggest Lottery Losers: States #14 Highest Growth in GDP and Population: States #15 Greatest Decrease in Marriages: States #16 Biggest Infrastructure Need: States #16 Widest Pay Gap Between CEOs and Salesclerks: States #18 Biggest Declines in Homeownership: States #18 Most Never-Marrieds: States #18 Worst for Minimum-Wage Workers: States #19 Highest Concentration of Restaurants: States #19 Highest GDP Growth: States #20 Highest Unemployment: States #20 Most Educated: States #20 Most Licensed Drivers Age 85+: States #21 Biggest Class Divisions: States #21 Worst Dental Health: States #22 Lowest Ratio of Obesity to Health Coaches: States #22 Most Licensed Drivers 19 and Younger: States #23 Most Showbiz Jobs: States #24 Most Miserable: States #25 Most Retirement Spent Alone for Women: States #26 Largest Wage Increases: States #27 Highest Insurance Payouts for Drought: States #27 Highest Showbiz Pay: States #27 Most Divorced Residents: States #27 Most Vaccinated Children: States #28 Biggest Five-Year Decline in Pension Funding: States #28 Greatest Concentration of Senior Poverty: States #28 Longest Retirements: States #28 Most Innovative in U.S.: States #29 Most Smoker-Friendly: States #29 Most Volunteers: States #30 Dirtiest Beaches in the U.S.: States #30 Most Drunks: States #31 Fewest Minorities in the 1% Club: States #33 Greatest Growth in Jobs for Techies: States #33 Most Residents Thrice Wed or More: States #34 Biggest Prime Workforce: States #35 Most Male Seniors at Work: States #36 Biggest Increase in Number of Brewers: States #36 Hottest Days: States #37 Most Consumers with Student Loan Debt: States #37 Most Unintentional Deaths: States #38 Lowest Percentage of Minimum-Wage Workers: States #39 Most Vehicle Thefts: States #40 Most Married Residents: States #40 Most Tax Revenue from Alcohol, Tobacco, Betting: States #42 Highest Male/Female Ratios: States #42 Most Deficient Bridges: States #44 Highest Concentration of Arts Majors: States #44 Most Million-Dollar Tax Filers: States #44 Most Underfunded Pension Plans: States #45 Biggest Increases in School Spending: States #45 Biggest Share of Household Income Held by the 1%: States #45 Most Brewery Permits: States #45 Most Seniors: States #47 Most Underestimated Income Inequality: States #48 Biggest Increase in Beer Consumption: States #49 Biggest Tax Refunds: States #51 Fewest Females in the 1% Club: States