NH Posted in New Hampshire July 25, 2016 by Kelly A. Burch New Hampshire Is Number One At All of These Things New Hampshire may be small, but it is still the number one state when it comes to a couple of things. Some good, some not so good. Here are the things in which New Hampshire is number one: 1. Student loan debt per capita. Chad Cassen/flickr Luckily, New Hampshire also has a great unemployment rate for new grads. 2. Representatives per person. J. Stephen Conn/flickr Your voice will be heard in government. 3. Financial knowledge. Tax credits/flickr New Hampshire residents are ranked #1 in their knowledge of fundamental economics and financial concepts. 4. Overall awesomeness. cmh2315fl/flickr We already knew it, but in 2015 the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development ranked New Hampshire the #1 state to live in. 5. Standardized test scores. Alberto/flickr New Hampshire students rank top on the SAT and ACT college entrance exams. 6. Strongest state. Tim Sackton/flickr For the third year in a row, Politico.com has ranked New Hampshire the state with the strongest union, judged by quality of life standards like home ownership and health indications. 7. Highest wind speed recorded by man. Georgia on my mind/flickr It was 231 miles per hour, recorded at the summit of Mount Washington in 1934. 8. Drunkest state. Eric/flickr New Hampshire consumes the most alcohol per capita, a whopping 4,680 gallons of alcohol per capita. We blame the tourists. What would you rank New Hampshire #1 at?