Special Report

The Best Statistic About Each State

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Colorado: 15.1%

Colorado is one of the most physically fit states in the U.S. Just 15.1% of adults do not exercise in their free time, the lowest share of any state.

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Connecticut: 15.7 years

Connecticut’s 65 year olds can expect to live 15.7 years in good health, longer than any state in the contiguous U.S.

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Delaware: 28.8%

Close to 35% of Americans seniors have some form of disability. Just 28.8% of Delaware’s 65 and older residents have a disability, the lowest share of any state.

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Florida: 87.0%

Women working full-time in Florida earn 87.0% of men’s full-time earnings, one of the lowest gender pay gaps in the country. Nationally, women’s full-time wages are 80.7% of male wages.

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Georgia: 2.32%

That’s the share of Georgia’s 12 and older population who have an illicit drug use disorder, according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health. That’s one of the lowest shares in the U.S.

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