Business Climate Comparison

Missouri is confident that when it comes to our overall business climate, we rank among the best.

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Category: POPULATION
2010 Population 5.99M .71M 4.78M 2.92M 6.39M 37.25M 5.03M 3.57M .6M .9M 18.8M 9.69M 1.36M 3.05M 1.57M 12.83M 6.48M 2.85M 4.34M 4.53M 6.55M 1.33M 5.77M 9.88M 5.3M 2.97M .99M 9.54M .67M 1.83M 1.32M 8.79M 2.06M 2.7M 19.38M 11.54M 3.75M 3.83M 12.7M 1.05M 4.63M .81M 6.35M 25.15M 2.76M 8.M .63M 6.72M 5.69M 1.85M .56M
2010 Density (sq mi) 87.1 1.2 94.4 56 56.3 239.1 48.5 738.1 9856.5 460.8 350.6 168.4 211.8 54.5 19 231.1 181 34.9 109.9 104.9 839.4 43.1 594.8 174.8 66.6 63.2 6.8 196.1 9.7 23.8 147 1195.5 17 24.6 411.2 282.3 54.7 39.9 283.9 1018.1 153.9 10.7 153.9 96.3 33.6 202.6 67.9 101.2 105 77.1 5.8
2017 Population 6.11M .74M 4.87M 3.M 7.02M 39.54M 5.61M 3.59M .69M .96M 20.98M 10.43M 1.43M 3.15M 1.72M 12.8M 6.67M 2.91M 4.45M 4.68M 6.86M 1.34M 6.05M 9.96M 5.58M 2.98M 1.05M 10.27M .76M 1.92M 1.34M 9.01M 2.09M 3.M 19.85M 11.66M 3.93M 4.14M 12.81M 1.06M 5.02M .87M 6.72M 28.3M 3.1M 8.47M .62M 7.41M 5.8M 1.82M .58M
Category: INCOME
2010 Median Family Income $56,214 $76,962 $50,429 $47,049 $55,353 $65,481 $67,800 $81,246 $77,514 $68,746 $53,093 $55,209 $76,134 $60,917 $52,342 $65,417 $55,368 $61,013 $50,392 $52,456 $78,653 $58,197 $83,137 $56,101 $69,625 $45,484 $54,507 $56,153 $62,920 $60,812 $74,634 $82,427 $52,565 $60,192 $67,405 $59,680 $53,607 $60,402 $63,364 $70,663 $54,223 $58,958 $53,246 $57,661 $64,013 $73,514 $64,135 $69,238 $64,869 $48,896 $65,964
2017 Per Capita Personal Income $43,661 $56,042 $39,976 $40,791 $41,633 $58,272 $53,504 $70,121 $76,986 $49,125 $46,858 $43,270 $51,939 $45,996 $40,507 $52,808 $44,165 $47,603 $39,393 $43,491 $65,890 $45,072 $59,524 $45,255 $53,043 $36,346 $43,907 $43,303 $54,643 $50,395 $57,574 $62,554 $39,023 $44,626 $60,991 $45,615 $43,449 $46,361 $52,096 $51,503 $40,421 $48,281 $44,266 $46,942 $42,043 $54,244 $51,114 $56,283 $47,850 $37,924 $56,724
2010 Per Capita Personal Income $36,605 $45,725 $33,905 $32,053 $33,967 $42,297 $41,717 $55,315 $69,769 $41,072 $38,493 $34,343 $41,654 $39,038 $32,076 $42,072 $34,386 $38,787 $32,947 $37,217 $51,488 $37,180 $50,044 $35,111 $42,616 $30,847 $34,589 $35,462 $43,232 $39,935 $44,952 $51,010 $33,170 $36,692 $49,529 $36,274 $35,926 $35,869 $41,680 $42,999 $32,688 $40,596 $35,431 $38,103 $32,472 $44,854 $40,126 $42,521 $38,755 $31,796 $45,066
2016 Median Family Income $65,058 $88,604 $59,764 $55,484 $63,877 $77,359 $80,761 $94,449 $98,498 $74,251 $61,289 $65,018 $86,768 $72,351 $63,182 $76,950 $66,032 $70,792 $59,023 $57,490 $95,207 $68,277 $95,336 $67,330 $83,344 $52,672 $66,288 $62,289 $79,530 $73,488 $86,696 $94,546 $56,802 $65,384 $77,379 $66,722 $61,633 $70,929 $72,313 $77,940 $61,535 $70,853 $60,659 $67,025 $74,181 $83,306 $74,805 $81,234 $72,891 $56,703 $73,574
Category: EDUCATION
2017 ACT Average Composite Score 20.4 19.8 19.2 19.4 19.7 22.8 20.8 25.2 24.2 24.1 19.8 21.4 19 21.9 22.3 21.4 22.6 21.7 20 19.5 25.4 24.3 23.6 24.1 21.5 18.6 20.3 19.1 20.3 21.4 25.5 23.9 19.7 17.8 24.2 22 19.4 21.8 23.7 24 18.7 21.8 19.8 20.7 20.3 23.8 23.6 21.9 20.5 20.4 20.2
2016 High School Graduates 25+yrs 89.60% 93.10% 85.10% 86.00% 86.70% 82.40% 91.40% 90.50% 90.50% 89.30% 87.40% 86.40% 92.00% 91.80% 90.40% 88.80% 88.40% 90.50% 85.70% 84.40% 90.40% 92.30% 90.10% 90.40% 92.90% 84.10% 92.80% 87.30% 92.40% 90.90% 92.80% 89.30% 85.40% 86.00% 86.30% 90.00% 87.80% 90.30% 90.10% 88.50% 86.60% 91.20% 87.00% 82.90% 91.70% 89.30% 92.10% 90.80% 91.90% 86.00% 93.20%
2016 Bachelor’s Degree or higher 25+yrs 28.50% 29.60% 24.70% 22.40% 28.90% 32.90% 39.90% 38.60% 56.80% 31.00% 28.60% 30.50% 31.90% 28.40% 27.60% 34.00% 25.60% 32.80% 23.40% 23.40% 42.70% 30.10% 39.30% 28.30% 34.80% 21.80% 31.00% 30.40% 29.60% 31.40% 36.60% 38.60% 27.20% 23.50% 35.70% 27.50% 25.20% 32.70% 30.80% 34.10% 27.20% 28.90% 26.10% 28.90% 32.60% 38.10% 36.40% 35.10% 29.50% 20.80% 27.10%
2017 ACT Average Math Score 19.9 19.8 18.4 19 19.8 22.7 20.3 24.6 23.5 23.4 19.4 20.9 19.2 21.3 21.8 21.2 22.4 21.3 19.4 18.8 25.3 24 23.1 23.7 21.5 18.1 20.2 19.3 20.4 20.9 25.1 23.8 19.4 18 24 21.6 18.8 21.5 23.4 23.3 18.6 21.5 19.2 20.7 19.9 23.3 23.1 21.9 20.4 19.4 19.8
2017 ACT Average Science Score 20.5 19.9 19.4 19.5 19.8 22.2 20.9 24.6 23.5 23.6 19.4 21.3 19.3 22.1 22.1 21.3 22.3 21.7 20.1 19.6 24.7 23.7 23.2 23.8 21.6 18.8 20.5 19.3 20.6 21.5 24.9 23.2 20 18.2 23.9 22 19.6 21.7 23.3 23.4 18.9 22 19.9 20.9 20.6 23.5 23.2 22 20.9 20.5 20.6
Category: TAXES
2017 Per Capita Personal Income Tax Revenue $1,005.88 NA $743.53 $921.27 $491.09 $2,129.59 $1,211.30 $2,218.25 $2,821.84 $1,227.70 NA $1,052.57 $1,467.98 $1,162.05 $966.98 $1,035.52 $815.28 $799.02 $986.53 $629.75 $2,146.45 $1,148.93 $1,498.09 $952.12 $1,964.67 $614.82 $1,121.34 $1,176.47 $422.97 $1,160.62 $48.75 $1,549.93 $641.15 NA $2,248.52 $718.56 $794.38 $2,022.61 $942.08 $1,169.20 $824.44 NA $37.22 NA $1,167.44 $1,541.07 $1,192.37 NA $1,344.59 $998.90 NA
2017 Per Capita Corporate Income Tax Revenue $50.29 $118.65 $106.70 $132.14 $52.47 $255.78 $94.26 $250.06 $798.66 $255.92 $113.60 $93.19 $129.48 $137.34 $126.18 $224.77 $153.82 $132.84 $102.97 $62.19 $320.19 $131.18 $165.55 $119.99 $220.03 $136.70 $118.99 $73.69 $80.58 $137.72 $427.21 $234.29 $44.00 NA $202.85 $0.76 $40.17 $152.81 $183.07 $122.43 $74.77 $35.33 $257.03 NA $106.25 $97.63 $130.51 NA $165.59 $64.05 NA
2017 Gasoline Total Tax/Gallon (cents) 17.3 8.95 18 21.8 19 46.7 22 25 23.5 23 31.425 26.8 16 30.5 33 20.1 28 25.03 26 20.125 24 30 33.8 26.3 28.6 18.4 31.5 35.35 23 29.3 23.825 37.1 18.875 23.805 24.9 28 17 34 57.6 34 16.75 30 25.4 20 29.4 16.2 30.72 49.4 32.9 35.7 24
2017 Diesel Total Tax/Gallon (cents) 17.3 8.95 19 22.8 27 61 20.5 41.7 23.5 22 32.3 30 16 32.5 33 22.6 26 27.03 23 20.125 24 31.2 34.55 26.3 28.6 18.4 29.25 35.35 23 28.7 23.825 44.2 22.875 27.75 23.15 28 14 34 74.1 34 16.75 30 22.4 20 29.4 20.2 32 49.4 32.9 35.7 24
2018 State Sales Tax Rate 4.23% N/A 4.00% 6.50% 5.60% 7.25% 2.90% 6.35% 5.75% N/A 6.00% 4.00% 4.00% 6.00% 6.00% 6.25% 7.00% 6.50% 6.00% 4.00% 6.25% 5.50% 6.00% 6.00% 6.88% 7.00% N/A 4.75% 5.00% 5.50% N/A 6.63% 5.13% 6.85% 4.00% 5.75% 4.50% N/A 6.00% 7.00% 6.00% 4.50% 7.00% 6.25% 4.70% 4.30% 6.00% 6.50% 5.00% 6.00% 4.00%
2018 Vendor Discounts 2.00% N/A 5.0%-2.0% (1) 2.00% 1.00% None 3.33% (4) None None N/A 2.50% 3.0%-0.5% (1) None None None (5) 1.75% 0.73% (2) None 1.75%-1.5% (1) 0.94% None None (5) 1.2%-0.90% (1) 0.5% (6) None 2.00% N/A None 1.50% 2.50% N/A None None 0.25% 5.00% 0.75% 1.00% N/A 1.00% None 3.0%-2.0% (1) 1.5% (10) None 0.5% (7) 1.31% 1.6%-0.8% (8) None (5) None 0.50% None 1.95%-1.0% (1)
2017 Per Capita Total Tax Revenue $2,044 $1,608 $2,137 $3,168 $1,979 $3,936 $2,354 $4,555 $11,028 $3,731 $1,917 $2,150 $4,924 $3,101 $2,627 $2,967 $2,708 $2,806 $2,673 $2,371 $4,012 $3,168 $3,569 $2,874 $4,590 $2,608 $2,527 $2,614 $4,587 $2,658 $1,859 $3,590 $2,766 $2,877 $4,014 $2,599 $2,180 $2,876 $2,956 $3,083 $1,956 $2,103 $2,069 $1,894 $2,525 $2,623 $5,015 $3,240 $3,129 $2,804 $2,847
2017 Per Capita Property Tax Revenue $5.18 $163.30 $81.22 $378.76 $141.62 $67.83 NA NA $3,655.24 NA NA $94.83 NA $0.58 NA $4.94 $1.84 $234.74 $159.35 $15.02 $0.96 $28.93 $128.39 $213.21 $153.31 $9.58 $261.24 NA $5.83 $0.06 $301.75 $0.53 $39.12 $100.23 NA NA NA $4.84 $3.39 $2.48 $7.47 NA NA NA NA $3.69 $1,694.26 $283.23 $22.78 $3.99 $472.98
2017 Per Capita Sales Tax Revenue $883.93 $355.67 $1,076.42 $1,565.06 $1,217.13 $1,212.55 $914.70 $1,853.22 $2,681.38 $578.51 $1,588.78 $844.53 $3,058.31 $1,466.47 $1,307.76 $1,455.23 $1,634.13 $1,476.62 $1,268.40 $1,497.44 $1,285.51 $1,620.73 $1,527.18 $1,374.86 $1,902.17 $1,671.64 $548.52 $1,138.77 $1,786.39 $1,253.86 $714.47 $1,486.69 $1,470.09 $2,309.27 $1,277.75 $1,678.88 $957.78 $385.90 $1,532.89 $1,596.56 $922.97 $1,745.47 $1,490.62 $1,656.88 $1,138.30 $816.54 $1,697.36 $2,588.64 $1,375.72 $1,471.97 $1,316.36
2018 Corporate Income Tax Rate 6.25 0 - 9.4 6.5 1.0 - 6.5 4.9 (b) 8.84 (b) 4.63 7.5 (c) 8.25 (b) 8.7 5.5 (e) 6 4.4 - 6.4 (f) 6.0 - 12.0 7.4 (g) 9.5 (h) 6.0 (i) 4.0 (k) 4.0 - 6.0 4.0 - 8.0 8.0 (m) 3.5 - 8.93 8.25 6 9.8 (n) 3.0 - 5.0 6.75 (o) 3 1.41 - 4.31 (s) 5.58 - 7.81 8.2 (p) 9.0 (q) 4.8 - 5.9 -- 6.5 (r) (t) 6 6.6 - 7.6 (u) 9.99 7.0 (b) 5 -- 6.5 (w) 5.0 (b) 6 6.0 - 8.5 (b) -- 7.9 6.5 --
2018 Federal Income Tax Deduction Yes No Yes No No No No No No No No No No Yes No No No No No Yes No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No No
2018 Apportionment Method 3 Factor 3 Factor Double wtd Sales Double wtd Sales Sales/Double wtd Sales Sales Sales Sales Sales Triple wtd Sales Double wtd Sales Sales 3 Factor Sales Double wtd Sales Sales Sales 3 Factor Double wtd Sales Sales Sales/Double wtd Sales Sales Sales/Double wtd Sales Sales Sales Sales/Other (1) 3 Factor Sales 3 Factor Sales Double wtd Sales Sales Sales No State Income Tax Sales N/A (2) 3 Factor Sales Sales Sales Sales No State Income Tax Triple wtd Sales Sales Sales Double wtd Sales/Sales Double wtd Sales No State Income Tax Sales Double wtd Sales No State Income Tax
Category: COST OF LIVING
1st Quarter, 2018 Cost of Living – Transportation 93.9 123.1 91.2 91.3 97.1 121.1 101 116.9 111.9 102 99.9 99.2 139.7 98.6 102 105.9 98.3 96.7 98.7 94.3 108.4 104.7 114.1 100 102.9 93 97.9 96.1 107.2 102.4 105.5 108.8 97.3 112.5 110.8 98.5 90.8 113.1 110 105.2 91.8 90.2 91.1 93.8 96.2 91.3 114.3 113.9 103.4 93.9 98.7
1st Quarter, 2018 Cost of Living – Utilities 100.3 153.6 106.1 90.2 108.4 119.5 88.7 105.9 116.4 101.4 100.5 96.5 183.6 99.1 87.6 99 96.9 102.8 93.8 89.5 106.2 119.7 106.7 94.5 95.1 89.9 88.1 95 93.4 91.1 116.6 104.6 89.2 80.3 103.4 91.7 96.9 89.1 105.8 115.8 108.9 90.6 95 101.1 94.6 98.2 118.5 91.1 95.9 87.2 92.5
1st Quarter, 2018 Cost of Living – Miscellaneous 92.8 118.2 94.4 97 93.4 112.1 102.5 120 127.6 110.2 97.4 96 127.6 97.1 95.7 99 97.9 92.8 101.2 97.6 116.4 114.3 109.9 94.1 106.2 89.1 106.3 98.9 98.7 94.6 115.6 108.8 94.3 113.9 111.8 101.3 93.5 114.8 99.7 117.5 104.2 96.1 95 94 98.6 100.6 104.8 108 98.3 103.3 91.1
1st Quarter, 2018 Cost of Living – Rank 6 47 5 4 21 49 34 43 50 35 27 9 51 13 15 24 12 8 14 19 44 39 46 3 29 1 33 20 28 18 38 41 17 37 48 16 2 45 30 42 26 31 7 10 23 32 40 36 22 25 11
1st Quarter, 2018 Cost of Living – Composite 88.9 130.9 88.8 88.8 94.6 141 103.9 127.1 161.8 105.4 98.9 90.8 186.3 91.9 92.7 96.7 91.5 89.5 92.6 93.4 127.6 116.3 130.4 88.7 100.2 84 103.9 93.9 99 93.4 112 118.4 92.9 110.3 133.9 92.7 88.3 130 101.2 122.2 98.3 101.2 89.4 91.3 96.6 102.1 117.4 108.3 96.3 96.8 91.4
1st Quarter, 2018 Cost of Living – Grocery Items 97.2 135.1 95.8 91.8 99.3 116.1 100.2 112.4 112.4 110.1 104.7 99.1 168 94.3 93 96.9 91 91.6 90.3 101.2 111 111.6 106.9 86.3 106.1 91.3 107.4 97.6 104.6 95.8 111.6 100.9 106.9 118.9 108.7 101 94.9 111.2 104.7 116.9 101.9 98.8 93.3 90.3 99.8 96.8 104.6 107.4 97.7 103.1 105.7
1st Quarter, 2018 Cost of Living – Health Care 97.7 150.1 85.9 88 94.8 110.1 102.8 115.7 99.8 96.7 96.2 96.7 111.8 96.3 101.3 99.1 96.3 96.4 92.5 94.8 123.7 110.9 91.6 93.5 112.9 88.6 105.2 107 113.2 100.2 116 104.6 104.3 111.9 103.3 95.4 93.5 110.8 92 111.7 101.3 101 88.2 95.9 98.9 100.4 102.3 118.8 116.1 93.2 94.5
1st Quarter, 2018 Cost of Living – Housing 73 136 72.1 75.9 88.3 207.6 114 155.3 269.8 101.1 97.5 74.9 295.8 78.9 86.2 89.6 78.9 76.2 80.8 85.5 163.7 124.5 187 76.7 89 68.5 106.4 82.7 93.6 87.7 107.4 148.9 82.4 111.3 196.5 76.2 74 180.8 98.4 140.1 87.2 115.9 78.4 83.7 92.9 111.4 142.3 111.6 87.9 90.7 81.9
Category: BUSINESS CLIMATE
2017 Avg Residential Natural Gas ($/1000cft) 11.77 10.52 16.34 12.97 15.28 12.51 8.07 13.96 10.9 12.8 20.27 18.18 38.88 8.13 7.61 7.88 7.92 9.85 11.74 13.13 13.29 14.61 11.53 8.32 8.01 11.93 7.62 13.37 7.21 9.07 14.55 9.28 8.05 8.82 10.84 9.03 11.39 10.75 10.18 14.02 12.62 7.6 10.46 13.8 9.06 10.88 14 10.61 8.4 9.26 9
2017 Avg Residential Electric (Cents/kWh) 11.27 21.57 12.61 10.22 12.5 18.24 12.13 20.31 12.93 13.44 11.85 11.8 29.5 12.6 10.11 12.7 11.95 13.27 10.64 9.51 18.92 15.96 13.99 15.47 13.19 11.19 11.11 11.12 10.4 10.98 19.22 15.69 12.92 12 18.04 12.37 10.48 10.71 14.33 18.3 12.78 11.68 10.65 11.18 11.04 11.67 17.65 9.6 14.68 11.62 11.41
2017 Avg Industrial Natural Gas ($/1000cft) 6.76 4.67 4.31 6.67 6.53 7 4.89 6.07 NA 9.02 6.3 4.74 17.77 4.7 5.19 5.03 6.11 4.29 4.51 3.74 7.4 8.15 8.8 6.01 4.47 4.35 5.68 6.39 3.16 4.04 9.09 6.59 4.52 5.06 5.92 4.81 6.27 5.43 7.4 8.48 4.91 5.19 5.2 3.28 5.5 5.08 4.92 7.39 5.35 2.5 3.96
2017 Avg Commercial Natural Gas ($/1000cft) 8.48 9.91 12.2 7.14 8.89 8.77 7.16 9.3 11.42 10.59 10.42 8.76 29.62 6.93 6.59 7.8 7.56 8.41 9.2 7.92 9.48 11.32 8.94 6.97 6.82 9.04 7.42 9.06 5.99 6.46 11.71 9.05 5.68 5.71 6.79 6.19 8.55 8.88 8.15 11.3 9.35 6.31 8.83 6.89 7.4 7.23 6.63 8.49 6.6 7.6 6.92
2015 Patents/100,000 Population 20.6 6.2 10.7 10.3 40.1 111.4 63.6 65.9 24.8 39.7 24.2 28.1 11.6 34.5 54.9 45.6 34.4 34.4 16.2 9.5 106.5 17 32.7 62.3 88.4 5.8 16.3 36.4 16.8 17.8 69.4 56.1 21.8 27.3 47.4 37 15.3 69.4 33 37.2 21.6 14.9 17.1 38.4 53.2 26.5 75.1 98.2 44.5 7.4 19.5
2017 Avg Industrial Electric (Cents/kWh) 7.06 16.59 6.23 5.93 6.45 12.87 7.29 13.31 8.25 7.7 7.9 5.82 22.92 6.31 6.69 6.37 7.39 7.49 5.58 5.42 13.48 9.09 8.32 7.32 7.73 6.12 5.15 6.11 8.62 7.66 12.33 10.16 6.01 6.13 5.94 6.69 5.27 6.19 6.75 14.58 6.09 7.8 6.03 5.49 6.12 6.67 10.08 4.66 7.79 6.64 6.91
2017 Avg Commercial Electric (Cents/kWh) 9.32 19.46 11.62 8.44 10.58 15.89 9.95 16.1 11.68 9.95 9.61 9.98 26.82 9.62 8.02 8.87 10.3 10.49 9.7 8.91 14.88 12.14 10.76 11.02 10.58 10.3 10.2 8.56 9.18 8.98 14.75 12.31 10.27 7.98 14.76 9.97 7.97 8.88 8.99 15.24 10.49 9.58 10.5 8.31 8.74 8.07 14.61 8.51 11.08 9.57 9.75
2015 Number of Patents (1-yr) 1,251 46 519 307 2,741 43,609 3,472 2,367 167 376 4,913 2,874 166 1078 909 5,862 2,278 1,001 716 446 7,234 226 1,964 6,184 4,852 174 168 3,651 127 337 924 5,026 455 789 9,391 4,298 597 2,796 4,225 393 1058 128 1,127 10,561 1,595 2,222 470 7,038 2,571 136 114
2017 Total Venture Capital Investments $149.72M $0 $41.25M $13.5M $188.1M $36083.7M $1189.2M $223.M $550.69M $63.8M $2148.7M $1703.6M $5.5M $30.5M $130.M $1907.8M $134.1M $43.61M $73.1M $78.7M $6892.4M $230.9M $899.4M $287.9M $537.7M $0 $50.5M $895.3M $3.7M $80.97M $51.72M $626.46M $60.96M $68.8M $11230.2M $288.5M $.6M $272.65M $1015.4M $190.3M $232.8M $.84M $100.6M $1600.1M $840.4M $1031.41M $3.87M $1809.1M $79.1M $1.26M $.6M
2015 Total Patents Since 1995 20,717 1,009 9,048 4,135 38,930 512,697 46,593 41,082 1,793 8,601 70,389 37,556 2,256 15,688 25,433 89,217 34,059 12,646 10,621 8,910 92,688 3,469 32,535 88,310 68,667 3,649 2,783 49,247 1,847 5,301 14,299 83,722 7,672 10,667 148,112 76,815 11,367 40,804 74,304 7,305 14,410 1,769 19,351 145,272 19,163 28,927 9,571 76,525 42,887 2,894 1,559
2017 Mfg Gross State Product $40.4B $1.7B $36.4B $18.8B $26.3B $300.3B $24.3B $28.B $.3B $4.4B $51.9B $61.1B $1.9B $34.5B $8.3B $103.7B $102.6B $25.3B $37.4B $48.4B $49.5B $5.9B $23.4B $96.2B $49.2B $17.9B $2.9B $102.5B $3.7B $13.6B $9.3B $49.3B $3.8B $6.7B $72.9B $107.9B $16.9B $47.2B $87.6B $4.8B $37.2B $4.8B $55.7B $226.2B $18.2B $44.3B $2.8B $58.8B $59.1B $7.9B $2.1B
2017 Total Value of Exports $14.2B $4.9B $21.8B $6.2B $20.9B $172.B $8.05B $14.8B $1.5B $4.6B $54.9B $37.2B $1.B $13.4B $3.9B $65.2B $37.7B $11.2B $30.9B $57.B $2.7B $27.6B $9B $59.9B $21B $11.B $1.6B $12B $77.9B $32.6B $7.2B $5.1B $34.5B $5.8B $3.6B $50.1B $5.4B $21.9B $38.7B $2.4B $32.2B $1.4B $33.2B $264.5B $11.6B $2.8B $16.5B $76.4B $7.1B $22.3B $1.2B
2015 Jobs Supported by FDI 110,000 17,400 97,200 48,100 103,400 715,800 103,200 103,600 24,400 27,000 327,200 226,900 37,500 56,400 17,500 324,900 190,900 57,600 117,300 67,700 215,100 34,700 117,200 238,100 111,700 38,400 7,000 251,800 12,700 32,800 43,700 276,400 20,200 49,200 474,000 259,000 50,000 61,700 300,800 27,800 133,000 12,600 163,500 585,900 42,200 182,400 12,400 112,700 93,000 29,300 7,900
2017 Small Business Innovation Research $20.32M n/a $43.6M $6.21M $33.93M $492.99M $92.15M $24.12M $7.21M $16.5M $53.66M $28.03M $12.18M $11.31M $2.85M $44.05M $20.93M $3.39M $17.34M $6.23M $244.2M $3.98M $107.29M $40.39M $38.22M $4.88M $9.4M $65.28M $.41M $5.28M $29.88M $45.92M $24.12M $2.36M $100.5M $74.2M $10.18M $31.65M $87.57M $6.19M $12.11M $2.15M $12.97M $85.53M $35.22M $111.25M $6.95M $52.06M $16.78M $4.55M $5.47M
2017 Small Business Technology Transfer $1.8M $1.3M $8.9M $1.2M $6.1M $50.8M $8.9M $2.5M $.5M $3.7M $8.3M $4.7M $.4M $.7M n/a $8.8M $3.1M $1.7M $2.7M $1.1M $26.8M n/a $17.0M $6.6M $6.1M $.2M $2.2M $18.4M $.2M $1.7M $3.1M $5.7M $4.8M $.4M $13.4M $12.8M $.9M $2.1M $10.2M $.6M $2.2M $.7M $4.3M $22.0M $7.3M $10.4M $.5M $3.1M $3.7M n/a $.2M
2017 Gross State Product $304.9B $52.8B $211B $124.9B $319.9B $2746.9B $342.7B $260.8B $131B $73.5B $967.3B $554.3B $88.1B $190.2B $71.9B $820.4B $359.1B $157.8B $202.5B $246.3B $527.5B $61.4B $393.6B $505B $351.1B $111.7B $48.1B $538.3B $55.5B $121.8B $80.5B $591.7B $97.1B $156.3B $1547.1B $649.1B $189.2B $236.2B $752.1B $59.5B $219.1B $49.9B $345.2B $1696.2B $165.5B $508.7B $32.2B $506.4B $324.1B $76.8B $40.3B
Category: LABOR
2018 Right-to-Work Law No No Yes Yes Yes No No No No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes No Yes No Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes No No Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes
2018 Unemployment Insurance New Employer Entry Rate 2.70% 1.73% 2.70% 2.90% 2.00% 3.40% 1.70% 3.00% 2.70% 1.70% 2.70% 2.64% 2.40% 1.00% 1.40% 3.45% 2.50% 2.70% 2.70% IndAvg% 1.87% 1.77% 2.60% 2.70% 1.64% 1.00% IndAvg% 1.00% 2.34% 0.75% 1.70% 2.80% IndAvg% 2.95% 3.30% 2.70% 1.50% 2.60% 3.68% NA 1.23% 1.20% 2.70% 2.70% IndAvg% 2.53% 1.00% IndAvg% 3.05% 2.70% IndAvg%
2018 Unemployment Insurance Min Rate 0 1 0.59 0.1 0.04 1.5 0.62 1.9 1.6 0.3 0.1 0.03 0 0 0.4 0.55 0.5 0.2 0.6 0.1 0.73 0.49 0.3 0.06 0.1 0 0 0.06 0.49 0 0.1 0.5 0.33 0.25 0.7 0.3 0.1 1.2 2.64 0.99 0.06 0 0.01 0.59 0.2 0.13 1.1 0.13 0 1.5 0.34
2018 Unemployment Insurance Max Rate 7.5 5.4 6.74 6 10.59 6.2 8.15 6.8 7 8.2 5.4 5.4 5.6 8 5.4 7.35 7.4 5.4 9.75 6.2 11.13 5.4 7.5 10.3 9 5.4 6.12 5.76 11.43 5.4 7.5 5.8 5.4 5.4 8.1 8.8 5.5 5.4 11.26 9.59 5.46 9.5 10 8.21 7.2 6.23 7.7 5.72 12 7.5 8.84
2017 Members of Unions 8.70% 18.10% 7.40% 5.10% 4.00% 15.50% 9.60% 16.90% 9.80% 10.70% 5.60% 4.00% 21.30% 7.00% 4.80% 15.00% 8.90% 7.80% 9.60% 4.40% 12.40% 11.40% 10.80% 15.60% 15.20% 5.30% 11.90% 3.40% 5.10% 8.20% 11.30% 16.20% 6.70% 12.70% 23.80% 12.50% 5.50% 14.90% 12.00% 16.10% 2.60% 5.40% 5.70% 4.70% 3.90% 4.60% 11.00% 18.80% 8.30% 11.00% 6.00%
2017 Represented by Unions 10.10% 19.40% 8.10% 6.10% 5.20% 16.90% 11.00% 17.90% 11.50% 11.20% 6.60% 5.00% 22.90% 8.60% 5.80% 15.80% 9.70% 10.10% 12.80% 5.40% 13.30% 14.00% 11.80% 16.80% 15.90% 7.00% 13.60% 4.00% 6.80% 9.10% 13.00% 17.10% 8.30% 14.60% 25.30% 13.60% 7.10% 15.70% 13.00% 17.20% 3.90% 6.70% 6.40% 5.80% 5.40% 5.80% 12.10% 20.20% 9.00% 11.90% 6.70%
2017 Total Mfg Employment 277,013 16,302 270,805 160,559 174,222 1,412,488 160,448 165,846 1,975 27,287 397,071 411,245 18,472 220,989 70,448 596,151 537,950 167,371 255,521 145,794 260,824 55,945 114,049 626,937 334,007 148,650 23,896 487,825 26,266 100,549 73,513 258,528 33,334 49,395 486,649 714,829 140,304 204,940 589,416 42,912 247,849 44,490 359,234 922,188 135,572 246,519 33,866 310,734 481,518 49,558 11,447
2017 Annual Avg Mfg Wage $74,918 $58,078 $67,469 $60,789 $89,299 $106,288 $81,092 $120,973 $80,308 $76,543 $70,239 $73,162 $50,424 $79,113 $74,977 $89,313 $80,691 $73,737 $71,355 $88,643 $101,331 $65,934 $92,096 $80,505 $81,493 $60,583 $53,168 $74,503 $67,576 $67,177 $81,404 $106,987 $41,987 $68,699 $79,841 $77,516 $69,579 $78,317 $75,772 $73,127 $74,306 $74,116 $74,224 $92,002 $72,203 $71,860 $64,776 $87,361 $72,524 $69,540 $76,129
2018 Unemployment Insurance Taxable Wage Base $13,000 $39,800 $8,000 $12,000 $7,000 $7,000 $12,500 $15,000 $9,000 $18,500 $7,000 $9,500 $44,000 $29,300 $37,800 $12,960 $9,500 $14,000 $10,200 $7,700 $15,000 $12,000 $8,500 $9,000 $32,000 $14,000 $31,400 $23,100 $35,100 $9,000 $14,000 $33,500 $24,300 $29,500 $10,900 $9,000 $17,700 $38,400 $9,750 $14,000 $15,000 $8,000 $9,000 $33,100 $8,000 $17,300 $45,000 $14,000 $12,000 $25,400
Apr-18 Civilian Labor Force 3.05M .36M 2.19M 1.35M 3.37M 19.25M 3.06M 1.88M .41M .48M 10.2M 5.14M .69M 1.67M .85M 6.45M 3.37M 1.47M 2.07M 2.14M 3.75M .7M 3.21M 4.88M 3.1M 1.28M .52M 4.98M .41M 1.01M .75M 4.44M .93M 1.49M 9.62M 5.79M 1.85M 2.1M 6.32M .56M 2.3M .46M 3.25M 13.86M 1.59M 4.35M .35M 3.74M 3.17M .78M .29M
2017 Annual Avg Total Employment 2.94M .34M 2.07M 1.3M 3.15M 18.39M 2.91M 1.83M .38M .46M 9.68M 4.82M .67M 1.63M .81M 6.17M 3.2M 1.43M 1.95M 2.M 3.52M .68M 3.09M 4.66M 2.96M 1.22M .5M 4.72M .4M .98M .73M 4.31M .87M 1.39M 9.25M 5.49M 1.76M 2.02M 6.11M .53M 2.21M .44M 3.08M 12.96M 1.51M 4.15M .33M 3.55M 3.05M .74M .28M
2017 Annual Avg Unemployment Rate 3.8 7.2 4.4 3.7 4.9 4.8 2.8 4.7 6.1 4.6 4.2 4.7 2.4 3.1 3.2 5 3.5 3.6 4.9 5.1 3.7 3.3 4.1 4.6 3.5 5.1 4 4.6 2.6 2.9 2.7 4.6 6.2 5 4.7 5 4.3 4.1 4.9 4.5 4.3 3.3 3.7 4.3 3.2 3.8 3 4.8 3.3 5.2 4.2
Category: INFRASTRUCTURE
2013 Number of Heliports 116 43 87 80 108 411 179 68 13 10 292 114 16 86 50 248 128 33 95 212 133 19 66 94 64 43 36 107 15 34 78 207 31 27 183 215 85 94 345 14 33 33 113 553 55 134 16 168 98 39 26
2013 Interstate Miles 1,379 1,081 1,002 656 1,168 2,451 952 346 12 414 1,495 1,247 55 782 612 2,185 1,188 874 801 926 575 367 481 1,244 914 700 1,192 1,255 571 482 225 431 1,000 596 1,724 1,574 933 730 1,857 70 851 679 1,104 3,415 937 1,119 320 764 743 555 914
2013 Miles of Principal and Minor Arterial Roads 10,487 1,571 9,716 7,441 6,021 30,002 9,259 3,004 286 6680 13,590 14,329 824 9,778 4,249 14,771 8,758 9,688 6,169 5,685 6,768 2,199 4,110 15,008 13,686 7,740 6,088 10,018 5,941 8,144 1,745 6,391 4,963 3,471 14,601 11,253 8,417 7,112 13,762 914 7,233 6,430 9,305 33,280 3,772 8,764 1,320 8,412 12,910 3,498 3,671
2013 Total Public Road Miles 131,900 15,680 101,837 101,656 66,441 174,989 88,565 21,474 1,501 6,393 122,088 128,620 4,430 114,429 48,082 15,708 97,553 140,687 79,598 61,427 36,370 22,882 32,422 122,141 138,767 75,116 74,933 106,202 87,078 93,770 16,098 39,293 70,722 40,139 114,728 123,297 112,940 71,228 119,936 6,106 66,232 82,558 95,536 313,228 46,254 74,748 14,266 82,448 115,145 38,750 29,024
2013 Number of Airports 363 554 180 215 189 522 265 51 3 31 501 336 32 199 227 478 405 333 150 229 75 115 149 355 327 186 231 338 256 198 54 100 135 97 388 450 294 325 432 90 158 143 212 1,466 91 291 61 370 435 75 95
2012 Class I Freight Railroads 6 0 5 3 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 0 5 2 7 5 4 5 6 1 0 2 4 4 5 2 2 2 3 0 3 2 2 3 4 3 2 4 2 2 6 3 2 0 2 2 2 3 4 7
2012 Total Freight Railroads 17 1 26 24 9 24 14 8 3 7 14 24 0 14 12 40 41 13 13 18 12 8 9 27 18 27 8 23 8 12 9 17 6 2 39 34 19 18 57 1 15 9 25 49 7 9 8 24 8 8 4
2012 Miles of Class I Freight Railroads 3,399 0 2,255 1,677 1,235 3,919 2,018 6 15 183 1,693 3,251 0 3,189 962 5,851 2,510 2,816 2,117 2,354 261 0 557 1,557 3,625 1,614 2,061 2,335 2,182 2,567 0 189 1,431 1,192 1,758 3,240 2,009 1,103 2,428 0 1,948 1,494 1,836 8,369 1,249 2,773 0 1,735 2,595 1,855 1,851
2012 Total Miles of Freight Railroads 3,957 506 3,194 2,698 1,643 5,295 2,662 364 20 250 2,900 4,653 0 3,869 1,623 6,986 4,075 4,855 2,608 2,927 973 1,116 758 3,542 4,450 2,452 3,200 3,258 3,330 3,375 344 981 1,837 1,192 3,447 5,288 3,273 2,396 5,151 19 2,311 1,753 2,649 10,469 1,343 3,215 590 3,192 3,449 2,226 1,860
2017 Residential Building Permits 18,811 1,539 14,799 10,795 39,472 114,780 40,673 4,547 6,601 6,037 122,719 51,240 4,035 13,948 14,183 24,992 21,664 8,984 12,630 15,224 17,728 4,358 16,224 23,623 21,953 7,481 4,932 67,047 3,411 8,863 3,625 28,501 4,741 19,544 39,350 23,917 11,092 20,053 22,584 1,153 35,521 5,407 37,912 175,112 24,679 33,760 1,749 45,794 19,545 2,719 1,926