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The Best Statistic About Each State

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Hawaii: 2.4%

Hawaii’s 2.4% unemployment rate in 2017 was the lowest in the country and well below the 4.4% national unemployment rate.

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Idaho: 11.42 per 100,000

Idaho is a relatively crime-free state, including a burglary rate of just 11.4 incidents per 100,000 residents, the lowest of any state and far below the national rate of 98 burglaries per 100,000 Americans.

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Illinois: 1.9 per 1,000

Illinois has among the most stable marriages in the country. The state has a divorce rate of just 1.9 per 1,000 people, tied with Louisiana for the lowest in the country.

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Indiana: 22.4%

Of all driving deaths in Indiana, just 22.4% were alcohol related, a lower share than in all but two other states.

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Iowa: 2.94 days

Iowans report being in poor physical health on average 2.94 days in a month, the shortest time of any state. In many states, the average is more than four days, and even over five in two cases.

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