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Massachusetts

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#1 Lowest Ratio of Obesity to Health Coaches: States #2 Biggest Lottery Losers: States #2 Most Educated: States #3 Most Back-to-School Stores: States #3 Most Innovative in U.S.: States #3 Most Stores per Square Mile: States #4 Biggest Class Divisions: States #4 Most Never-Marrieds: States #5 Highest Concentration of Restaurants: States #5 Highest Pay for Tech Jobs: States #6 Greatest Growth in Jobs for Techies: States #6 Highest Showbiz Pay: States #6 Longest Retirements: States #7 Most Million-Dollar Tax Filers: States #7 Worst for Minimum-Wage Workers: States #8 Highest Concentration of Engineering Majors: States #8 Largest Wage Increases: States #8 Most Drunks: States #9 Most Male Seniors at Work: States #9 Most Showbiz Jobs: States #10 Most Consumers with Student Loan Debt: States #10 Most Underfunded Pension Plans: States #11 Greatest Concentration of Senior Poverty: States #11 Highest Concentration of Arts Majors: States #11 Most Tax Revenue from Alcohol, Tobacco, Betting: States #12 Highest GDP Growth: States #12 Most Female Seniors at Work: States #12 Most Underestimated Income Inequality: States #13 Biggest Increase in Divorce: States #13 Lowest Percentage of Minimum-Wage Workers: States #13 Most Seniors: States #17 Biggest Projected Reduction in Emissions by 2030: States #17 Least Upwardly Mobile Low-Wage Workers: States #17 Most Brewery Permits: States #17 Most Licensed Drivers Age 85+: States #18 Biggest Increase in Beer Consumption: States #18 Biggest Prime Workforce: States #18 Greatest Drop in Funding for Emergency Preparedness: States #18 Longest Marriages: States #18 Most Wanted Unidentified Bank Robbers: States #20 Fewest Minorities in the 1% Club: States #20 Most Vaccinated Children: States #21 Biggest Drop in Funding for Hospital Preparedness: States #21 Most Representation by Women: State Legislatures #22 Biggest Increase in Number of Brewers: States #22 Dirtiest Beaches in the U.S.: States #24 Biggest Five-Year Decline in Pension Funding: States #25 Highest Growth in GDP and Population: States #27 Biggest Increases in School Spending: States #28 Most Deficient Bridges: States #31 Most Prisoners: States #34 Greatest Decrease in Marriages: States #34 Highest Unemployment: States #34 Most Vehicle Thefts: States #34 Widest Pay Gap Between CEOs and Salesclerks: States #35 Most Volunteers: States #36 Fewest Females in the 1% Club: States #38 Most Licensed Drivers 19 and Younger: States #40 Biggest Share of Household Income Held by the 1%: States #40 Most Beer Consumption 2012: States #41 Highest Male/Female Ratios: States #41 Most Divorced Residents: States #41 Most Married Residents: States #41 Most Retirement Spent Alone for Women: States #42 Most Expensive Droughts: States #43 Hottest Days: States #44 Getting Fatter Fastest: States #45 Most Smoker-Friendly: States #45 Most Unintentional Deaths: States #46 Most Miserable: States #47 Biggest Tax Refunds: States #47 Fewest Female Top Executives: States #47 Most Registered Guns per Capita: States #47 Worst Dental Health: States #48 Most Residents Thrice Wed or More: States #50 Biggest Infrastructure Need: States #51 Biggest Declines in Homeownership: States