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Bloomberg Best (and Worst) showcases data that have been analyzed, organized and visualized by the Bloomberg Rankings team. These rankings seek to enlighten and entertain readers on topical issues of immediate and perennial interest in business, economics, investing, lifestyle, personal finance and politics & policy. Bloomberg Rankings differentiates its products through its commitment to creating rankings that are totally transparent and do not include editorially-adjusted or opinion-based data.

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#5 Highest Insurance Payouts for Drought: States #7 Most Smoker-Friendly: States #8 Greatest Growth in Jobs for Techies: States #10 Most Deficient Bridges: States #11 Most Residents Thrice Wed or More: States #12 Hottest Days: States #12 Most Retirement Spent Alone for Women: States #12 Worst Dental Health: States #13 Most Unintentional Deaths: States #14 Most Divorced Residents: States #14 Most Showbiz Jobs: States #15 Getting Fatter Fastest: States #15 Most Prisoners: States #15 Most Volunteers: States #17 Fewest Female Top Executives: States #17 Most Seniors: States #17 Most Vehicle Thefts: States #18 Greatest Concentration of Senior Poverty: States #18 Most Beer Consumption 2012: States #18 Most Brewery Permits: States #18 Most Consumers with Student Loan Debt: States #18 Widest Pay Gap Between CEOs and Salesclerks: States #19 Most Miserable: States #20 Longest Marriages: States #20 Most Million-Dollar Tax Filers: States #21 Biggest Lottery Losers: States #21 Highest Concentration of Arts Majors: States #21 Most Licensed Drivers 19 and Younger: States #21 Most Married Residents: States #22 Biggest Increase in Divorce: States #23 Biggest Increases in School Spending: States #23 Most Drunks: States #25 Highest Male/Female Ratios: States #26 Highest Showbiz Pay: States #27 Lowest Percentage of Minimum-Wage Workers: States #27 Most Female Seniors at Work: States #28 Highest Pay for Tech Jobs: States #28 Worst for Minimum-Wage Workers: States #29 Most Back-to-School Stores: States #29 Most Licensed Drivers Age 85+: States #29 Most Stores per Square Mile: States #29 Worst for the Unemployed: States #30 Biggest Prime Workforce: States #30 Highest Unemployment: States #31 Most Male Seniors at Work: States #32 Greatest Decrease in Marriages: States #32 Least Upwardly Mobile Low-Wage Workers: States #33 Biggest Increase in Beer Consumption: States #33 Most Educated: States #33 Most Underfunded Pension Plans: States #36 Most Never-Marrieds: States #37 Biggest Tax Refunds: States #38 Most Innovative in U.S.: States #39 Highest Concentration of Engineering Majors: States #39 Highest Concentration of Restaurants: States #39 Longest Retirements: States #39 Lowest Ratio of Obesity to Health Coaches: States #39 Most Tax Revenue from Alcohol, Tobacco, Betting: States #40 Biggest Declines in Homeownership: States #42 Highest GDP Growth: States #43 Biggest Five-Year Decline in Pension Funding: States #43 Most Vaccinated Children: States #44 Biggest Increase in Number of Brewers: States #45 Highest Growth in GDP and Population: States #47 Largest Wage Increases: States