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#2 Biggest Projected Reduction in Emissions by 2030: States #2 Most Married Residents: States #2 Most Volunteers: States #3 Fewest Female Top Executives: States #3 Most Residents Thrice Wed or More: States #6 Most Registered Guns per Capita: States #9 Biggest Increase in Divorce: States #9 Greatest Decrease in Marriages: States #10 Biggest Five-Year Decline in Pension Funding: States #12 Biggest Tax Refunds: States #12 Hottest Days: States #12 Most Licensed Drivers 19 and Younger: States #14 Most Divorced Residents: States #15 Getting Fatter Fastest: States #15 Most Consumers with Student Loan Debt: States #16 Worst Dental Health: States #17 Fewest Females in the 1% Club: States #17 Lowest Ratio of Obesity to Health Coaches: States #17 Most Representation by Women: State Legislatures #18 Biggest Share of Household Income Held by the 1%: States #19 Highest Concentration of Engineering Majors: States #19 Most Smoker-Friendly: States #20 Longest Retirements: States #20 Most Expensive Droughts: States #23 Most Unintentional Deaths: States #24 Biggest Increase in Number of Brewers: States #24 Highest Male/Female Ratios: States #25 Highest Concentration of Restaurants: States #26 Widest Pay Gap Between CEOs and Salesclerks: States #27 Biggest Lottery Losers: States #27 Most Brewery Permits: States #27 Most Planned Parenthood Locations per Capita: States #29 Biggest Infrastructure Need: States #29 Most Deficient Bridges: States #29 Most Miserable: States #32 Biggest Prime Workforce: States #33 Greatest Concentration of Senior Poverty: States #33 Highest Concentration of Arts Majors: States #33 Most Beer Consumption 2012: States #34 Fewest Minorities in the 1% Club: States #34 Most Showbiz Jobs: States #35 Highest Growth in GDP and Population: States #35 Most Firearms at Airport Checkpoints: States and U.S. Territories #35 Most Prisoners: States #36 Highest Unemployment: States #36 Most Licensed Drivers Age 85+: States #38 Most Educated: States #40 Most Innovative in U.S.: States #41 Greatest Drop in Funding for Emergency Preparedness: States #41 Most Female Seniors at Work: States #41 Most Male Seniors at Work: States #41 Most Million-Dollar Tax Filers: States #41 Most Seniors: States #42 Highest Pay for Tech Jobs: States #42 Most Underfunded Pension Plans: States #43 Biggest Declines in Homeownership: States #43 Most Drunks: States #44 Greatest Growth in Jobs for Techies: States #44 Longest Marriages: States #44 Most Back-to-School Stores: States #44 Most Retirement Spent Alone for Women: States #44 Most Stores per Square Mile: States #45 Highest GDP Growth: States #45 Least Upwardly Mobile Low-Wage Workers: States #45 Most Underestimated Income Inequality: States #47 Biggest Class Divisions: States #47 Highest Showbiz Pay: States #47 Most Vaccinated Children: States #47 Worst for Minimum-Wage Workers: States #48 Biggest Drop in Funding for Hospital Preparedness: States #48 Largest Wage Increases: States #48 Most Tax Revenue from Alcohol, Tobacco, Betting: States #48 Most Vehicle Thefts: States #50 Biggest Increase in Beer Consumption: States #50 Lowest Percentage of Minimum-Wage Workers: States #51 Biggest Increases in School Spending: States #51 Most Never-Marrieds: States