America’s Luckiest — and Unluckiest — States

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25. Florida
> Lottery winnings per adult in 2019: $391.96 (13th highest)
> Deaths from accidents in 2018: 904.44 per 100,000 people (24th highest)
> Traffic fatalities in 2019: 14.82 per 100,000 people (12th highest)
> Life expectancy at birth: 78.9 years (21st highest)
> May 2021 unemployment rate: 4.9% (24th lowest)

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24. Iowa
> Lottery winnings per adult in 2019: $160.65 (13th lowest)
> Deaths from accidents in 2018: 869.11 per 100,000 people (24th lowest)
> Traffic fatalities in 2019: 10.65 per 100,000 people (23rd lowest)
> Life expectancy at birth: 79.2 years (16th highest)
> May 2021 unemployment rate: 3.9% (11th lowest)

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23. Maine
> Lottery winnings per adult in 2019: $272.76 (20th lowest)
> Deaths from accidents in 2018: 1,012.12 per 100,000 people (15th highest)
> Traffic fatalities in 2019: 11.68 per 100,000 people (25th highest)
> Life expectancy at birth: 78.6 years (25th lowest)
> May 2021 unemployment rate: 4.7% (22nd lowest)

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22. Nebraska
> Lottery winnings per adult in 2019: $123.19 (7th lowest)
> Deaths from accidents in 2018: 790.58 per 100,000 people (14th lowest)
> Traffic fatalities in 2019: 12.82 per 100,000 people (21st highest)
> Life expectancy at birth: 79.1 years (17th highest)
> May 2021 unemployment rate: 2.6% (2nd lowest)

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21. Colorado
> Lottery winnings per adult in 2019: $139.53 (9th lowest)
> Deaths from accidents in 2018: 818.91 per 100,000 people (16th lowest)
> Traffic fatalities in 2019: 10.35 per 100,000 people (22nd lowest)
> Life expectancy at birth: 80.0 years (7th highest)
> May 2021 unemployment rate: 6.2% (14th highest)