States With the Most Pets

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8. Mississippi
> Households with at least one pet: 65.5%
> Number of human households: 1,153,000 — 19th fewest
> Number of pet-owning households: 755,000 — 20th fewest

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7. Arkansas
> Households with at least one pet: 69.0%
> Number of human households: 1,211,000 — 20th fewest
> Number of pet-owning households: 836,000 — 22nd fewest

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6. Indiana
> Households with at least one pet: 69.2%
> Number of human households: 2,670,000 — 16th most
> Number of pet-owning households: 1,847,000 — 11th most

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5. Idaho
> Households with at least one pet: 69.9%
> Number of human households: 648,000 — 12th fewest
> Number of pet-owning households: 453,000 — 12th fewest

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4. Vermont
> Households with at least one pet: 70.0%
> Number of human households: 265,000 — 4th fewest
> Number of pet-owning households: 185,000 — 5th fewest

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