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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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#1 Biggest Drop in Funding for Hospital Preparedness: States #1 Highest Concentration of Arts Majors: States #2 Highest Showbiz Pay: States #2 Most Million-Dollar Tax Filers: States #2 Most Never-Marrieds: States #2 Most Showbiz Jobs: States #2 Most Tax Revenue from Alcohol, Tobacco, Betting: States #3 Biggest Lottery Losers: States #3 Most Seniors: States #3 Worst for Minimum-Wage Workers: States #4 Greatest Concentration of Senior Poverty: States #4 Longest Retirements: States #4 Most Underestimated Income Inequality: States #5 Biggest Class Divisions: States #5 Biggest Share of Household Income Held by the 1%: States #5 Most Prisoners: States #6 Biggest Increase in Number of Brewers: States #6 Fewest Minorities in the 1% Club: States #6 Highest Concentration of Restaurants: States #6 Most Innovative in U.S.: States #6 Most Licensed Drivers Age 85+: States #7 Biggest Spenders in Casinos: States #7 Most Back-to-School Stores: States #7 Most Brewery Permits: States #7 Most Stores per Square Mile: States #9 Dirtiest Beaches in the U.S.: States #10 Biggest Increases in School Spending: States #10 Most Educated: States #11 Biggest Prime Workforce: States #11 Greatest Drop in Funding for Emergency Preparedness: States #14 Highest GDP Growth: States #14 Highest Pay for Tech Jobs: States #14 Largest Wage Increases: States #17 Biggest Increase in Beer Consumption: States #17 Most Consumers with Student Loan Debt: States #17 Most Deficient Bridges: States #18 Greatest Growth in Jobs for Techies: States #18 Highest Unemployment: States #19 Least Upwardly Mobile Low-Wage Workers: States #20 Biggest Five-Year Decline in Pension Funding: States #20 Longest Marriages: States #20 Lowest Ratio of Obesity to Health Coaches: States #21 Lowest Percentage of Minimum-Wage Workers: States #22 Most Drunks: States #23 Biggest Projected Reduction in Emissions by 2030: States #25 Most Male Seniors at Work: States #28 Fewest Female Top Executives: States #28 Most Miserable: States #29 Most Female Seniors at Work: States #33 Biggest Increase in Divorce: States #34 Highest Growth in GDP and Population: States #34 Worst Dental Health: States #35 Most Retirement Spent Alone for Women: States #36 Most Vehicle Thefts: States #37 Getting Fatter Fastest: States #37 Widest Pay Gap Between CEOs and Salesclerks: States #38 Greatest Decrease in Marriages: States #38 Highest Concentration of Engineering Majors: States #41 Biggest Declines in Homeownership: States #42 Hottest Days: States #43 Fewest Females in the 1% Club: States #43 Most Expensive Droughts: States #43 Most Underfunded Pension Plans: States #44 Biggest Tax Refunds: States #44 Highest Male/Female Ratios: States #46 Most Licensed Drivers 19 and Younger: States #46 Most Vaccinated Children: States #48 Biggest Infrastructure Need: States #48 Most Beer Consumption 2012: States #48 Most Unintentional Deaths: States #49 Most Married Residents: States #49 Most Residents Thrice Wed or More: States #50 Most Divorced Residents: States #50 Most Volunteers: States #51 Most Smoker-Friendly: States