States With the Most Pets

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23. New Mexico
> Households with at least one pet: 60.1%
> Number of human households: 796,000 — 15th fewest
> Number of pet-owning households: 478,000 — 13th fewest

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22. Pennsylvania
> Households with at least one pet: 60.6%
> Number of human households: 5,116,000 — 6th most
> Number of pet-owning households: 3,103,000 — 5th most

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21. Tennessee
> Households with at least one pet: 61.7%
> Number of human households: 2,736,000 — 14th most
> Number of pet-owning households: 1,688,000 — 14th most

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20. Montana
> Households with at least one pet: 61.9%
> Number of human households: 435,000 — 8th fewest
> Number of pet-owning households: 269,000 — 10th fewest

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19. South Carolina
> Households with at least one pet: 62.0%
> Number of human households: 2,002,000 — 23rd most
> Number of pet-owning households: 1,241,000 — 21st most