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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 Five-Year Decline in Pension Funding: States #2 Highest Concentration of Arts Majors: States #3 Longest Marriages: States #4 Most Female Seniors at Work: States #4 Most Licensed Drivers Age 85+: States #4 Most Male Seniors at Work: States #6 Biggest Increases in School Spending: States #6 Most Educated: States #7 Most Beer Consumption 2012: States #8 Most Consumers with Student Loan Debt: States #10 Biggest Increase in Beer Consumption: States #11 Lowest Ratio of Obesity to Health Coaches: States #12 Largest Wage Increases: States #12 Longest Retirements: States #12 Most Unintentional Deaths: States #14 Most Volunteers: States #15 Highest GDP Growth: States #15 Lowest Percentage of Minimum-Wage Workers: States #16 Most Married Residents: States #18 Biggest Tax Refunds: States #21 Highest Concentration of Restaurants: States #22 Highest Male/Female Ratios: States #23 Biggest Lottery Losers: States #24 Most Deficient Bridges: States #24 Most Stores per Square Mile: States #25 Least Upwardly Mobile Low-Wage Workers: States #25 Most Divorced Residents: States #26 Greatest Decrease in Marriages: States #26 Most Back-to-School Stores: States #26 Most Brewery Permits: States #27 Most Underfunded Pension Plans: States #30 Most Never-Marrieds: States #31 Most Licensed Drivers 19 and Younger: States #32 Highest Growth in GDP and Population: States #32 Most Innovative in U.S.: States #32 Most Showbiz Jobs: States #33 Getting Fatter Fastest: States #36 Fewest Female Top Executives: States #36 Highest Pay for Tech Jobs: States #36 Most Vaccinated Children: States #36 Worst for Minimum-Wage Workers: States #36 Worst for the Unemployed: States #38 Most Residents Thrice Wed or More: States #41 Highest Concentration of Engineering Majors: States #42 Highest Insurance Payouts for Drought: States #42 Highest Showbiz Pay: States #43 Hottest Days: States #43 Worst Dental Health: States #44 Most Drunks: States #44 Most Smoker-Friendly: States #45 Greatest Concentration of Senior Poverty: States #45 Greatest Growth in Jobs for Techies: States #45 Most Tax Revenue from Alcohol, Tobacco, Betting: States #47 Most Miserable: States #47 Most Retirement Spent Alone for Women: States #47 Widest Pay Gap Between CEOs and Salesclerks: States #48 Biggest Increase in Divorce: States #48 Most Seniors: States #49 Biggest Declines in Homeownership: States #49 Biggest Prime Workforce: States #49 Highest Unemployment: States #50 Biggest Increase in Number of Brewers: States #51 Most Million-Dollar Tax Filers: States #51 Most Vehicle Thefts: States