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#1 Lowest Percentage of Minimum-Wage Workers: States #2 Biggest Five-Year Decline in Pension Funding: States #3 Highest GDP Growth: States #4 Highest Concentration of Arts Majors: States #4 Most Brewery Permits: States #4 Most Divorced Residents: States #5 Most Innovative in U.S.: States #7 Highest Concentration of Restaurants: States #8 Biggest Increase in Number of Brewers: States #8 Most Volunteers: States #9 Most Residents Thrice Wed or More: States #11 Highest Showbiz Pay: States #11 Hottest Days: States #12 Highest Growth in GDP and Population: States #12 Highest Male/Female Ratios: States #12 Highest Unemployment: States #14 Most Licensed Drivers Age 85+: States #15 Biggest Prime Workforce: States #15 Fewest Females in the 1% Club: States #16 Most Expensive Droughts: States #16 Most Vehicle Thefts: States #17 Most Showbiz Jobs: States #18 Most Educated: States #20 Greatest Drop in Emergency Preparedness Grant Funding: States #20 Most Beer Consumption 2012: States #21 Dirtiest Beaches in the U.S.: States #22 Biggest Increase in Divorce: States #22 Longest Retirements: States #22 Most Consumers with Student Loan Debt: States #22 Most Married Residents: States #24 Biggest Increase in Beer Consumption: States #24 Greatest Growth in Jobs for Techies: States #24 Highest Pay for Tech Jobs: States #25 Lowest Ratio of Obesity to Health Coaches: States #25 Worst Dental Health: States #26 Most Tax Revenue from Alcohol, Tobacco, Betting: States #27 Biggest Projected Reduction in Emissions by 2030: States #27 Most Seniors: States #27 Most Unintentional Deaths: States #28 Highest Concentration of Engineering Majors: States #28 Most Prisoners: States #29 Biggest Tax Refunds: States #29 Most Drunks: States #30 Biggest Declines in Homeownership: States #30 Longest Marriages: States #30 Most Million-Dollar Tax Filers: States #30 Most Miserable: States #30 Most Vaccinated Children: States #31 Worst for the Unemployed: States #32 Biggest Class Divisions: States #32 Greatest Decrease in Marriages: States #32 Most Smoker-Friendly: States #34 Most Never-Marrieds: States #36 Biggest Infrastructure Need: States #37 Biggest Increases in School Spending: States #37 Biggest Lottery Losers: States #37 Fewest Minorities in the 1% Club: States #37 Largest Wage Increases: States #38 Greatest Concentration of Senior Poverty: States #38 Most Retirement Spent Alone for Women: States #39 Most Back-to-School Stores: States #39 Most Licensed Drivers 19 and Younger: States #39 Most Stores per Square Mile: States #39 Most Underestimated Income Inequality: States #44 Biggest Share of Household Income Held by the 1%: States #44 Fewest Female Top Executives: States #44 Least Upwardly Mobile Low-Wage Workers: States #44 Most Male Seniors at Work: States #45 Most Deficient Bridges: States #45 Most Underfunded Pension Plans: States #45 Widest Pay Gap Between CEOs and Salesclerks: States #48 Getting Fatter Fastest: States #49 Most Female Seniors at Work: States #51 Worst for Minimum-Wage Workers: States