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#1 Most Miserable: States #2 Worst Dental Health: States #3 Most Retirement Spent Alone for Women: States #4 Fewest Female Top Executives: States #4 Most Underfunded Pension Plans: States #5 Getting Fatter Fastest: States #5 Greatest Concentration of Senior Poverty: States #6 Highest GDP Growth: States #7 Biggest Increase in Divorce: States #7 Biggest Increases in School Spending: States #7 Highest Growth in GDP and Population: States #8 Greatest Decrease in Marriages: States #8 Most Never-Marrieds: States #8 Most Showbiz Jobs: States #9 Most Drunks: States #10 Most Prisoners: States #11 Most Beer Consumption 2012: States #13 Most Deficient Bridges: States #13 Most Licensed Drivers Age 85+: States #14 Most Smoker-Friendly: States #15 Dirtiest Beaches in the U.S.: States #15 Widest Pay Gap Between CEOs and Salesclerks: States #16 Largest Wage Increases: States #16 Most Unintentional Deaths: States #18 Biggest Prime Workforce: States #19 Biggest Five-Year Decline in Pension Funding: States #20 Most Divorced Residents: States #22 Most Back-to-School Stores: States #22 Most Stores per Square Mile: States #23 Most Million-Dollar Tax Filers: States #24 Hottest Days: States #24 Most Residents Thrice Wed or More: States #25 Most Seniors: States #25 Worst for Minimum-Wage Workers: States #26 Most Licensed Drivers 19 and Younger: States #26 Most Male Seniors at Work: States #28 Biggest Lottery Losers: States #30 Most Female Seniors at Work: States #30 Worst for the Unemployed: States #31 Highest Concentration of Restaurants: States #31 Longest Marriages: States #31 Most Vehicle Thefts: States #32 Biggest Increase in Beer Consumption: States #32 Highest Pay for Tech Jobs: States #32 Highest Unemployment: States #32 Most Tax Revenue from Alcohol, Tobacco, Betting: States #33 Highest Insurance Payouts for Drought: States #33 Most Vaccinated Children: States #35 Biggest Tax Refunds: States #35 Highest Concentration of Engineering Majors: States #36 Biggest Increase in Number of Brewers: States #36 Lowest Percentage of Minimum-Wage Workers: States #37 Most Consumers with Student Loan Debt: States #38 Biggest Declines in Homeownership: States #38 Highest Showbiz Pay: States #41 Highest Concentration of Arts Majors: States #41 Least Upwardly Mobile Low-Wage Workers: States #43 Greatest Growth in Jobs for Techies: States #44 Most Brewery Permits: States #46 Highest Male/Female Ratios: States #47 Most Educated: States #47 Most Innovative in U.S.: States #48 Longest Retirements: States #49 Lowest Ratio of Obesity to Health Coaches: States #50 Most Married Residents: States #51 Most Volunteers: States