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#1 Most Married Residents: States #1 Most Volunteers: States #2 Biggest Increase in Beer Consumption: States #4 Biggest Prime Workforce: States #4 Most Licensed Drivers 19 and Younger: States #6 Lowest Ratio of Obesity to Health Coaches: States #7 Greatest Growth in Coal Production: States #7 Highest GDP Growth: States #7 Highest Growth in GDP and Population: States #7 Most Showbiz Jobs: States #8 Longest Retirements: States #10 Biggest Tax Refunds: States #10 Highest Male/Female Ratios: States #13 Biggest Five-Year Decline in Pension Funding: States #13 Most Innovative in U.S.: States #13 Most Vehicle Thefts: States #16 Biggest Projected Reduction in Emissions by 2030: States #16 Most Vaccinated Children: States #17 Highest Concentration of Arts Majors: States #17 Hottest Days: States #17 Most Educated: States #17 Most Registered Guns per Capita: States #19 Biggest Class Divisions: States #19 Highest Showbiz Pay: States #19 Most Male Seniors at Work: States #20 Biggest Declines in Homeownership: States #20 Greatest Growth in Jobs for Techies: States #21 Most Female Seniors at Work: States #22 Greatest Drop in Funding for Emergency Preparedness: States #24 Greatest Decrease in Marriages: States #26 Fewest Females in the 1% Club: States #26 Most Expensive Droughts: States #27 Lowest Percentage of Minimum-Wage Workers: States #28 Biggest Increase in Number of Brewers: States #28 Most Residents Thrice Wed or More: States #29 Highest Concentration of Restaurants: States #30 Biggest Infrastructure Need: States #30 Highest Concentration of Engineering Majors: States #30 Widest Pay Gap Between CEOs and Salesclerks: States #31 Fewest Female Top Executives: States #32 Most Million-Dollar Tax Filers: States #32 Most Underfunded Pension Plans: States #33 Worst Dental Health: States #35 Biggest Increase in Divorce: States #35 Biggest Increases in School Spending: States #35 Highest Pay for Tech Jobs: States #35 Most Consumers with Student Loan Debt: States #35 Most Tax Revenue from Alcohol, Tobacco, Betting: States #37 Largest Wage Increases: States #37 Most Prisoners: States #38 Most Never-Marrieds: States #38 Most Seniors: States #38 Most Underestimated Income Inequality: States #39 Most Brewery Permits: States #40 Fewest Minorities in the 1% Club: States #40 Most Back-to-School Stores: States #40 Most Stores per Square Mile: States #42 Biggest Drop in Funding for Hospital Preparedness: States #42 Biggest Share of Household Income Held by the 1%: States #42 Most Miserable: States #44 Most Representation by Women: State Legislatures #44 Most Unintentional Deaths: States #44 Worst for Minimum-Wage Workers: States #46 Highest Unemployment: States #46 Most Divorced Residents: States #47 Getting Fatter Fastest: States #47 Least Upwardly Mobile Low-Wage Workers: States #47 Most Deficient Bridges: States #48 Longest Marriages: States #48 Most Licensed Drivers Age 85+: States #49 Most Smoker-Friendly: States #51 Greatest Concentration of Senior Poverty: States #51 Most Beer Consumption 2012: States #51 Most Drunks: States #51 Most Retirement Spent Alone for Women: States