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#2 Most Seniors: States #3 Most Prisoners: States #4 Most Million-Dollar Tax Filers: States #5 Most Underestimated Income Inequality: States #7 Most Divorced Residents: States #8 Most Back-to-School Stores: States #8 Most Stores per Square Mile: States #8 Most Tax Revenue from Alcohol, Tobacco, Betting: States #9 Biggest Declines in Homeownership: States #9 Biggest Five-Year Decline in Pension Funding: States #9 Most Licensed Drivers Age 85+: States #10 Biggest Lottery Losers: States #10 Greatest Growth in Jobs for Techies: States #11 Most Showbiz Jobs: States #12 Biggest Increase in Number of Brewers: States #12 Longest Retirements: States #12 Most Miserable: States #13 Biggest Tax Refunds: States #13 Most Brewery Permits: States #13 Worst for the Unemployed: States #14 Greatest Concentration of Senior Poverty: States #14 Greatest Decrease in Marriages: States #15 Biggest Projected Reduction in Emissions by 2030: States #15 Highest Concentration of Engineering Majors: States #16 Biggest Increase in Divorce: States #16 Most Residents Thrice Wed or More: States #17 Biggest Spenders in Casinos: States #17 Most Unintentional Deaths: States #18 Biggest Share of Household Income Held by the 1%: States #18 Dirtiest Beaches in the U.S.: States #18 Most Wanted Unidentified Bank Robbers: States #18 Worst Dental Health: States #19 Fewest Minorities in the 1% Club: States #19 Most Retirement Spent Alone for Women: States #20 Highest Unemployment: States #21 Getting Fatter Fastest: States #22 Most Vehicle Thefts: States #23 Fewest Females in the 1% Club: States #23 Longest Marriages: States #23 Most Innovative in U.S.: States #23 Most Licensed Drivers 19 and Younger: States #23 Most Vaccinated Children: States #23 Widest Pay Gap Between CEOs and Salesclerks: States #24 Highest Concentration of Restaurants: States #24 Lowest Percentage of Minimum-Wage Workers: States #24 Most Smoker-Friendly: States #27 Least Upwardly Mobile Low-Wage Workers: States #28 Highest Showbiz Pay: States #28 Most Never-Marrieds: States #29 Biggest Class Divisions: States #30 Highest Male/Female Ratios: States #31 Highest Growth in GDP and Population: States #31 Worst for Minimum-Wage Workers: States #33 Biggest Increases in School Spending: States #33 Largest Wage Increases: States #33 Lowest Ratio of Obesity to Health Coaches: States #34 Highest Pay for Tech Jobs: States #34 Most Beer Consumption 2012: States #34 Most Educated: States #35 Highest Concentration of Arts Majors: States #37 Fewest Female Top Executives: States #37 Most Drunks: States #37 Most Expensive Droughts: States #39 Most Underfunded Pension Plans: States #40 Hottest Days: States #41 Biggest Prime Workforce: States #44 Most Consumers with Student Loan Debt: States #45 Biggest Increase in Beer Consumption: States #45 Most Married Residents: States #45 Most Volunteers: States #47 Biggest Infrastructure Need: States #47 Most Female Seniors at Work: States #48 Highest GDP Growth: States #48 Most Male Seniors at Work: States #50 Most Deficient Bridges: States