The Best Statistic About Each State

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South Dakota: 16.5 per 10,000 people

South Dakotans have access to the most social organizations, which include civic organizations, clubs, political organizations, and more. The state has 16.5 per 10,000 residents, or roughly double the national concentration.

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Tennessee: 43.9%

In Tennessee, 43.9% of children are physically active for at least 60 minutes per week, the highest share in the country, after only Rhode Island.

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Texas: $2.01

Texas regular unleaded gas in just $2.01 per gallon, the least expensive gas of any state.

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Utah: 3.1%

The number of people working in Utah has increased by a compound rate of 3.1% per year over the last five years — the highest employment growth rate of any state.

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Vermont: 112 per 100,000 residents

Vermont residents have access to more doctors than those in any other state. There are 112 primary care physicians per 100,000 residents, compared to 76 per 100,000 Americans.