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New Mexico

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#1 Most Unintentional Deaths: States #1 Most Wanted Unidentified Bank Robbers: States #3 Greatest Growth in Coal Production: States #3 Most Showbiz Jobs: States #4 Hottest Days: States #4 Most Registered Guns per Capita: States #5 Biggest Tax Refunds: States #5 Most Miserable: States #6 Greatest Concentration of Senior Poverty: States #6 Highest Concentration of Arts Majors: States #8 Fewest Minorities in the 1% Club: States #9 Most Divorced Residents: States #9 Worst Dental Health: States #10 Highest Concentration of Engineering Majors: States #10 Largest Wage Increases: States #11 Most Retirement Spent Alone for Women: States #12 Biggest Declines in Homeownership: States #12 Biggest Five-Year Decline in Pension Funding: States #13 Biggest Infrastructure Need: States #14 Most Expensive Droughts: States #14 Most Vehicle Thefts: States #16 Highest Pay for Tech Jobs: States #16 Most Never-Marrieds: States #17 Most Beer Consumption 2012: States #18 Highest Showbiz Pay: States #19 Most Representation by Women: State Legislatures #20 Biggest Spenders in Casinos: States #21 Highest Male/Female Ratios: States #21 Lowest Percentage of Minimum-Wage Workers: States #21 Most Residents Thrice Wed or More: States #23 Biggest Increase in Number of Brewers: States #23 Biggest Share of Household Income Held by the 1%: States #24 Highest Growth in GDP and Population: States #24 Most Brewery Permits: States #24 Most Underfunded Pension Plans: States #25 Greatest Growth in Jobs for Techies: States #27 Longest Marriages: States #29 Highest Unemployment: States #29 Most Volunteers: States #29 Widest Pay Gap Between CEOs and Salesclerks: States #30 Most Innovative in U.S.: States #31 Biggest Lottery Losers: States #31 Longest Retirements: States #31 Most Vaccinated Children: States #33 Fewest Female Top Executives: States #33 Most Female Seniors at Work: States #34 Highest GDP Growth: States #34 Lowest Ratio of Obesity to Health Coaches: States #35 Getting Fatter Fastest: States #35 Most Male Seniors at Work: States #35 Most Smoker-Friendly: States #36 Biggest Class Divisions: States #36 Biggest Increase in Beer Consumption: States #36 Most Drunks: States #36 Most Seniors: States #37 Biggest Increase in Divorce: States #37 Most Deficient Bridges: States #37 Most Educated: States #38 Biggest Prime Workforce: States #38 Biggest Projected Reduction in Emissions by 2030: States #39 Most Million-Dollar Tax Filers: States #39 Most Prisoners: States #41 Biggest Increases in School Spending: States #41 Most Consumers with Student Loan Debt: States #43 Biggest Drop in Funding for Hospital Preparedness: States #43 Most Tax Revenue from Alcohol, Tobacco, Betting: States #43 Most Underestimated Income Inequality: States #44 Greatest Drop in Funding for Emergency Preparedness: States #44 Most Married Residents: States #45 Greatest Decrease in Marriages: States #45 Highest Concentration of Restaurants: States #45 Most Back-to-School Stores: States #45 Most Stores per Square Mile: States #46 Worst for Minimum-Wage Workers: States #47 Fewest Females in the 1% Club: States #49 Most Licensed Drivers Age 85+: States #50 Most Licensed Drivers 19 and Younger: States #51 Least Upwardly Mobile Low-Wage Workers: States