Special Report

The Worst Statistic About Your State

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Virginia: $9,120

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Washington: 152 days

Seattle, Washington, has an average of 152 rainy days per year, more than most major U.S. cities.

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West Virginia: 35.5%

West Virginia’s 35.5% adult obesity rate is the highest of any state. The national obesity rate is 28.0%.

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Wisconsin: 26.2%

An estimated 26.2% of adults in Wisconsin report drinking excessively, the largest share of any state. The national rate of drinking to excess is 18.0%.

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Wyoming: -0.62%

Over the last five years, total employment in Wyoming has fallen by an average of 0.62% per year, the steepest such decline of any state.

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