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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 Most Innovative in U.S.: States #2 Most Brewery Permits: States #3 Biggest Increase in Number of Brewers: States #3 Highest Concentration of Engineering Majors: States #3 Lowest Percentage of Minimum-Wage Workers: States #4 Greatest Growth in Jobs for Techies: States #4 Most Vehicle Thefts: States #5 Highest Growth in GDP and Population: States #6 Highest Male/Female Ratios: States #7 Highest Pay for Tech Jobs: States #8 Highest Showbiz Pay: States #9 Biggest Prime Workforce: States #9 Highest Concentration of Arts Majors: States #9 Most Volunteers: States #10 Most Tax Revenue from Alcohol, Tobacco, Betting: States #11 Highest GDP Growth: States #12 Hottest Days: States #12 Most Educated: States #14 Lowest Ratio of Obesity to Health Coaches: States #14 Most Million-Dollar Tax Filers: States #17 Biggest Increases in School Spending: States #17 Highest Concentration of Restaurants: States #17 Largest Wage Increases: States #17 Longest Retirements: States #18 Most Married Residents: States #18 Most Seniors: States #19 Most Residents Thrice Wed or More: States #19 Worst for the Unemployed: States #20 Most Divorced Residents: States #21 Most Showbiz Jobs: States #23 Dirtiest Beaches in the U.S.: States #23 Getting Fatter Fastest: States #24 Highest Unemployment: States #25 Most Stores per Square Mile: States #27 Most Prisoners: States #28 Most Back-to-School Stores: States #30 Most Unintentional Deaths: States #31 Greatest Decrease in Marriages: States #32 Biggest Tax Refunds: States #32 Most Miserable: States #32 Most Never-Marrieds: States #33 Biggest Declines in Homeownership: States #33 Most Male Seniors at Work: States #34 Highest Insurance Payouts for Drought: States #34 Most Licensed Drivers 19 and Younger: States #36 Most Licensed Drivers Age 85+: States #37 Least Upwardly Mobile Low-Wage Workers: States #38 Biggest Increase in Beer Consumption: States #38 Worst Dental Health: States #38 Worst for Minimum-Wage Workers: States #39 Fewest Female Top Executives: States #39 Most Drunks: States #39 Most Female Seniors at Work: States #40 Biggest Lottery Losers: States #40 Longest Marriages: States #41 Biggest Infrastructure Need: States #43 Biggest Increase in Divorce: States #44 Most Consumers with Student Loan Debt: States #45 Most Beer Consumption 2012: States #45 Most Vaccinated Children: States #46 Greatest Concentration of Senior Poverty: States #46 Most Deficient Bridges: States #48 Most Retirement Spent Alone for Women: States #48 Most Smoker-Friendly: States #48 Most Underfunded Pension Plans: States #50 Biggest Five-Year Decline in Pension Funding: States #50 Widest Pay Gap Between CEOs and Salesclerks: States