According to a SmartAsset study, 11.2% of businesses in Alabama are owned by military veterans, the highest share among all states.
Alaskans received $1,100 in 2017 as part of the state’s Permanent Fund Dividend program.
Arizona: 6.2 million visitors
6.2 million people visited Arizona’s Grand Canyon National Park in 2017, making the iconic American landmark the second most visited National Park in the country.
Arkansas: 9.5 per 100,000
In 2017, 9.5 out of every 1,000 Arkansas residents got married, the third highest marriage rate nationwide.
California: 80.9 years
Life expectancy at birth in California is 80.9 years, the longest life expectancy of any state in the continental U.S.