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Michigan

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#1 Highest Concentration of Engineering Majors: States #4 Biggest Lottery Losers: States #5 Most Brewery Permits: States #5 Most Tax Revenue from Alcohol, Tobacco, Betting: States #6 Biggest Increase in Number of Brewers: States #8 Biggest Five-Year Decline in Pension Funding: States #8 Getting Fatter Fastest: States #8 Most Licensed Drivers 19 and Younger: States #8 Most Seniors: States #9 Most Prisoners: States #10 Highest Unemployment: States #10 Longest Marriages: States #10 Most Vehicle Thefts: States #11 Biggest Spenders in Casinos: States #11 Most Vaccinated Children: States #12 Fewest Females in the 1% Club: States #13 Most Drunks: States #13 Most Expensive Droughts: States #13 Most Underfunded Pension Plans: States #15 Lowest Percentage of Minimum-Wage Workers: States #15 Most Million-Dollar Tax Filers: States #16 Dirtiest Beaches in the U.S.: States #16 Fewest Female Top Executives: States #16 Highest Showbiz Pay: States #16 Least Upwardly Mobile Low-Wage Workers: States #17 Most Back-to-School Stores: States #17 Most Miserable: States #17 Most Stores per Square Mile: States #18 Most Consumers with Student Loan Debt: States #18 Most Deficient Bridges: States #19 Most Never-Marrieds: States #20 Biggest Tax Refunds: States #21 Most Innovative in U.S.: States #22 Fewest Minorities in the 1% Club: States #22 Most Retirement Spent Alone for Women: States #23 Most Licensed Drivers Age 85+: States #24 Biggest Increase in Divorce: States #25 Greatest Drop in Funding for Emergency Preparedness: States #26 Biggest Drop in Funding for Hospital Preparedness: States #26 Widest Pay Gap Between CEOs and Salesclerks: States #27 Biggest Projected Reduction in Emissions by 2030: States #27 Highest Pay for Tech Jobs: States #27 Most Divorced Residents: States #28 Greatest Decrease in Marriages: States #29 Highest Male/Female Ratios: States #31 Hottest Days: States #31 Most Residents Thrice Wed or More: States #31 Most Smoker-Friendly: States #32 Most Underestimated Income Inequality: States #32 Most Volunteers: States #34 Longest Retirements: States #34 Most Married Residents: States #35 Biggest Class Divisions: States #35 Biggest Declines in Homeownership: States #35 Greatest Concentration of Senior Poverty: States #35 Most Showbiz Jobs: States #35 Worst for Minimum-Wage Workers: States #36 Biggest Increases in School Spending: States #36 Highest Concentration of Arts Majors: States #36 Most Beer Consumption 2012: States #36 Most Educated: States #37 Highest GDP Growth: States #37 Worst Dental Health: States #38 Biggest Share of Household Income Held by the 1%: States #38 Most Unintentional Deaths: States #39 Biggest Increase in Beer Consumption: States #40 Biggest Infrastructure Need: States #42 Lowest Ratio of Obesity to Health Coaches: States #44 Biggest Prime Workforce: States #44 Highest Concentration of Restaurants: States #48 Highest Growth in GDP and Population: States #48 Most Registered Guns per Capita: States #49 Most Male Seniors at Work: States #50 Most Female Seniors at Work: States #51 Greatest Growth in Jobs for Techies: States #51 Largest Wage Increases: States