Best thing: Most sleep
Just 26.1% of South Dakota adults report getting insufficient sleep every night, the lowest share of any state, and well below the 33.9% of Americans who do.
Best thing: Music history
Country, bluegrass, blues, southern gospel, and rock ‘n’ roll, all trace their roots to Tennessee. The country music recording industry is often associated with Nashville, also known as the Music City. The Country Music Hall of Fame is located
Best thing: Energy production
Texas accounts for about 37.3% of the nation’s oil-refining capacity, more than any other state.
Best thing: Lowest share of children living in poverty
Children are one of the most vulnerable groups to poverty, and 18% of children live below the poverty line nationwide. Utah’s child poverty rate is nearly half the national rate and the lowest in the country.
Best thing: Lowest COVID-19 positivity rate
As of Sept. 7, Vermont had the lowest coronavirus positive test rate at 1.1%. The national average is 7.5%.
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