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#2 Biggest Declines in Homeownership: States #3 Most Expensive Droughts: States #3 Most Licensed Drivers 19 and Younger: States #5 Hottest Days: States #5 Most Underfunded Pension Plans: States #6 Fewest Females in the 1% Club: States #7 Most Female Seniors at Work: States #7 Most Volunteers: States #8 Most Male Seniors at Work: States #8 Most Married Residents: States #9 Biggest Increase in Divorce: States #9 Getting Fatter Fastest: States #9 Widest Pay Gap Between CEOs and Salesclerks: States #10 Most Underestimated Income Inequality: States #11 Most Consumers with Student Loan Debt: States #12 Lowest Ratio of Obesity to Health Coaches: States #13 Most Vaccinated Children: States #14 Biggest Share of Household Income Held by the 1%: States #14 Highest Male/Female Ratios: States #15 Most Residents Thrice Wed or More: States #16 Most Educated: States #16 Most Licensed Drivers Age 85+: States #16 Most Wanted Unidentified Bank Robbers: States #18 Biggest Infrastructure Need: States #18 Most Innovative in U.S.: States #18 Most Vehicle Thefts: States #19 Biggest Spenders in Casinos: States #19 Most Unintentional Deaths: States #20 Biggest Class Divisions: States #20 Biggest Increase in Beer Consumption: States #21 Worst for Minimum-Wage Workers: States #22 Worst Dental Health: States #23 Greatest Decrease in Marriages: States #24 Lowest Percentage of Minimum-Wage Workers: States #24 Most Divorced Residents: States #24 Most Drunks: States #25 Most Deficient Bridges: States #25 Most Smoker-Friendly: States #26 Highest GDP Growth: States #26 Longest Retirements: States #27 Biggest Drop in Funding for Hospital Preparedness: States #27 Longest Marriages: States #29 Fewest Minorities in the 1% Club: States #29 Highest Concentration of Arts Majors: States #29 Highest Growth in GDP and Population: States #29 Most Million-Dollar Tax Filers: States #29 Most Retirement Spent Alone for Women: States #30 Biggest Five-Year Decline in Pension Funding: States #30 Fewest Female Top Executives: States #30 Highest Pay for Tech Jobs: States #30 Most Beer Consumption 2012: States #30 Most Tax Revenue from Alcohol, Tobacco, Betting: States #31 Least Upwardly Mobile Low-Wage Workers: States #31 Most Miserable: States #32 Biggest Lottery Losers: States #32 Greatest Concentration of Senior Poverty: States #33 Greatest Drop in Funding for Emergency Preparedness: States #33 Most Prisoners: States #33 Most Seniors: States #34 Biggest Prime Workforce: States #34 Biggest Tax Refunds: States #36 Biggest Increase in Number of Brewers: States #36 Biggest Projected Reduction in Emissions by 2030: States #37 Highest Concentration of Engineering Majors: States #37 Highest Concentration of Restaurants: States #37 Most Brewery Permits: States #38 Biggest Increases in School Spending: States #38 Highest Unemployment: States #39 Highest Showbiz Pay: States #40 Most Back-to-School Stores: States #40 Most Stores per Square Mile: States #43 Most Never-Marrieds: States #44 Largest Wage Increases: States #47 Greatest Growth in Jobs for Techies: States #50 Most Showbiz Jobs: States