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Very interesting. On a market share basis, the states of Iowa and Ohio win. Using U.S. Census data and simple division, we can see that Iowa's AA market share / million of population wins @ 2.0. The same analysis is done for Ohio with finalists; they win @ .435.

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</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 15pt" height=20><TD class=xl24 style="HEIGHT: 15pt" height=20>OH</TD><TD class=xl24 x:num="">11.5</TD><TD class=xl25 x:num="">9</TD><TD class=xl25 x:num="">5</TD><TD class=xl26 x:num="0.78260869565217395" x:fmla="=+C3/B3">0.783</TD><TD class=xl27 x:num="0.43478260869565216" x:fmla="=+D3/B3">0.435</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 15pt" height=20><TD class=xl24 style="HEIGHT: 15pt" height=20>PA</TD><TD class=xl24 x:num="">12.4</TD><TD class=xl25 x:num="">8</TD><TD class=xl25 x:num="">3</TD><TD class=xl26 x:num="0.64516129032258063" x:fmla="=+C4/B4">0.645</TD><TD class=xl26 x:num="0.24193548387096772" x:fmla="=+D4/B4">0.242</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 15pt" height=20><TD class=xl24 style="HEIGHT: 15pt" height=20>MI</TD><TD class=xl24 x:num="">10.1</TD><TD class=xl25 x:num="">8</TD><TD class=xl25 x:num="">3</TD><TD class=xl26 x:num="0.79207920792079212" x:fmla="=+C5/B5">0.792</TD><TD class=xl26 x:num="0.29702970297029702" x:fmla="=+D5/B5">0.297</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 15pt" height=20><TD class=xl24 style="HEIGHT: 15pt" height=20>NJ</TD><TD class=xl24 x:num="">8.7</TD><TD class=xl25 x:num="">7</TD><TD class=xl25 x:num="">0</TD><TD class=xl26 x:num="0.8045977011494253" x:fmla="=+C6/B6">0.805</TD><TD class=xl26 x:num="" x:fmla="=+D6/B6">0.000</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 15pt" height=20><TD class=xl24 style="HEIGHT: 15pt" height=20>IL</TD><TD class=xl24>12.8</TD><TD class=xl25 x:num="">6</TD><TD class=xl25 x:num="">2</TD><TD class=xl26 x:str="'na">0.469</TD><TD class=xl26 x:str="'na">0.156</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 15pt" height=20><TD class=xl24 style="HEIGHT: 15pt" height=20>IA</TD><TD class=xl24 x:num="">3</TD><TD class=xl25 x:num="">6</TD><TD class=xl25 x:num="">1</TD><TD class=xl27 x:num="" x:fmla="=+C8/B8">2.000</TD><TD class=xl26 x:num="0.33333333333333331" x:fmla="=+D8/B8">0.333</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 15pt" height=20><TD class=xl24 style="HEIGHT: 15pt" height=20>CA</TD><TD class=xl24 x:num="">36.5</TD><TD class=xl25 x:num="">5</TD><TD class=xl25 x:num="">2</TD><TD class=xl26 x:num="0.13698630136986301" x:fmla="=+C9/B9">0.137</TD><TD class=xl26 x:num="5.4794520547945202E-2" x:fmla="=+D9/B9">0.055</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 15pt" height=20><TD class=xl24 style="HEIGHT: 15pt" height=20>NY</TD><TD class=xl24 x:num="">19.3</TD><TD class=xl25 x:num="">4</TD><TD class=xl25 x:num="">0</TD><TD class=xl26 x:num="0.20725388601036268" x:fmla="=+C10/B10">0.207</TD><TD class=xl26 x:num="" x:fmla="=+D10/B10">0.000</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 15pt" height=20><TD class=xl24 style="HEIGHT: 15pt" height=20>MN</TD><TD class=xl24 x:num="">5.2</TD><TD class=xl25 x:num="">3</TD><TD class=xl25 x:num="">1</TD><TD class=xl26 x:num="0.57692307692307687" x:fmla="=+C11/B11">0.577</TD><TD class=xl26 x:num="0.19230769230769229" x:fmla="=+D11/B11">0.192</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 15pt" height=20><TD class=xl24 style="HEIGHT: 15pt" height=20>TN</TD><TD class=xl24 x:num="">6</TD><TD class=xl25 x:num="">3</TD><TD class=xl25 x:num="">1</TD><TD class=xl26 x:num="" x:fmla="=+C12/B12">0.500</TD><TD class=xl26 x:num="0.16666666666666666" x:fmla="=+D12/B12">0.167</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 15pt" height=20><TD class=xl24 style="HEIGHT: 15pt" height=20>WI</TD><TD class=xl24 x:num="">5.6</TD><TD class=xl25 x:num="">3</TD><TD class=xl25 x:num="">0</TD><TD class=xl26 x:num="0.5357142857142857" x:fmla="=+C13/B13">0.536</TD><TD class=xl26 x:num="" x:fmla="=+D13/B13">0.000</TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE>
I asked this question several years ago. I know Pa has great success in wrestling, but I saw where they have almost half the amount of HS wrestlers that Ohio did. With the greater population and the popularity of the sport there, shouldn't they have more wrestlers than they do?