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#1 Most Deficient Bridges: States #2 Longest Marriages: States #3 Most Tax Revenue from Alcohol, Tobacco, Betting: States #5 Most Seniors: States #6 Most Brewery Permits: States #6 Most Prisoners: States #7 Biggest Five-Year Decline in Pension Funding: States #7 Greatest Growth in Jobs for Techies: States #8 Dirtiest Beaches in the U.S.: States #8 Most Million-Dollar Tax Filers: States #9 Biggest Lottery Losers: States #9 Most Licensed Drivers Age 85+: States #10 Biggest Increase in Number of Brewers: States #10 Most Back-to-School Stores: States #10 Most Stores per Square Mile: States #11 Greatest Growth in Coal Production: States #13 Biggest Increases in School Spending: States #13 Least Upwardly Mobile Low-Wage Workers: States #13 Most Consumers with Student Loan Debt: States #14 Worst for Minimum-Wage Workers: States #15 Most Drunks: States #15 Most Never-Marrieds: States #15 Most Underestimated Income Inequality: States #17 Biggest Class Divisions: States #17 Most Innovative in U.S.: States #18 Biggest Declines in Homeownership: States #19 Highest Unemployment: States #20 Fewest Female Top Executives: States #20 Most Retirement Spent Alone for Women: States #20 Most Smoker-Friendly: States #21 Biggest Share of Household Income Held by the 1%: States #21 Fewest Females in the 1% Club: States #21 Highest Showbiz Pay: States #22 Highest Pay for Tech Jobs: States #22 Most Underfunded Pension Plans: States #22 Most Unintentional Deaths: States #22 Most Vaccinated Children: States #23 Highest Concentration of Engineering Majors: States #24 Biggest Infrastructure Need: States #24 Worst for the Unemployed: States #25 Highest Concentration of Arts Majors: States #25 Largest Wage Increases: States #25 Most Educated: States #25 Most Miserable: States #27 Getting Fatter Fastest: States #27 Highest Concentration of Restaurants: States #28 Highest Insurance Payouts for Drought: States #28 Most Beer Consumption 2012: States #29 Greatest Concentration of Senior Poverty: States #29 Most Showbiz Jobs: States #29 Most Volunteers: States #29 Worst Dental Health: States #30 Most Male Seniors at Work: States #31 Lowest Ratio of Obesity to Health Coaches: States #32 Highest GDP Growth: States #32 Longest Retirements: States #32 Most Female Seniors at Work: States #33 Fewest Minorities in the 1% Club: States #35 Hottest Days: States #36 Highest Male/Female Ratios: States #36 Most Married Residents: States #37 Highest Growth in GDP and Population: States #37 Most Licensed Drivers 19 and Younger: States #38 Lowest Percentage of Minimum-Wage Workers: States #38 Widest Pay Gap Between CEOs and Salesclerks: States #39 Biggest Tax Refunds: States #40 Biggest Increase in Divorce: States #40 Greatest Decrease in Marriages: States #41 Most Vehicle Thefts: States #42 Most Residents Thrice Wed or More: States #43 Biggest Prime Workforce: States #46 Most Divorced Residents: States #51 Biggest Increase in Beer Consumption: States