Business Climate Comparison

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Category: POPULATION
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 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
2016 Population 6.09M .74M 4.86M 2.99M 6.93M 39.25M 5.54M 3.58M .68M .95M 20.61M 10.31M 1.43M 3.13M 1.68M 12.8M 6.63M 2.91M 4.44M 4.68M 1.33M 6.02M 9.93M 5.52M 2.99M 1.04M 10.15M .76M 1.91M 1.33M 8.94M 2.08M 2.94M 19.75M 11.61M 3.92M 4.09M 12.78M 1.06M 4.96M .87M 6.65M 27.86M 3.05M 8.41M .62M 7.29M 5.78M 1.83M .59M
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 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
Category: INCOME
2015 Median Family Income $60,809 $84,232 $55,341 $51,782 $59,480 $70,720 $74,826 $89,031 $85,321 $60,809 $57,504 $59,410 $80,788 $67,466 $57,573 $71,546 $61,119 $60,809 $55,367 $57,144 $62,279 $90,089 $62,247 $77,055 $49,274 $61,271 $57,856 $74,708 $67,225 $81,726 $88,335 $55,049 $60,809 $71,913 $62,817 $58,029 $62,964 $68,158 $74,045 $56,343 $65,237 $56,110 $60,809 $68,817 $78,390 $70,027 $74,025 $68,064 $52,866 $73,194
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 $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
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 $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
2017 Per Capita Personal Income $44,520 $55,601 $39,917 $39,960 $40,419 $57,198 $52,578 $71,746 $76,606 $49,299 $46,365 $42,559 $51,242 $46,942 $39,718 $52,745 $44,344 $48,980 $40,252 $44,185 $44,913 $59,393 $45,484 $52,736 $36,490 $43,183 $42,833 $54,867 $49,476 $58,598 $62,967 $58,598 $43,863 $61,628 $45,734 $45,804 $45,545 $52,235 $52,030 $40,179 $48,233 $44,351 $47,958 $41,346 $54,989 $50,588 $54,542 $47,936 $37,812 $55,266
Category: EDUCATION
2016 ACT Average Science Score 20.4 19.8 19.1 20.2 20.0 22.1 20.9 24.1 21.7 23.2 19.5 21.0 18.6 22.3 22.4 20.6 22.0 21.8 19.9 19.6 23.1 22.8 20.5 21.3 18.5 20.5 19.2 20.7 21.5 24.1 22.4 20.1 18.1 23.7 22.0 20.5 21.6 22.8 22.8 18.6 22.2 19.9 20.7 20.3 23.1 23.2 22.9 20.7 20.7 20.4
2016 ACT Average Composite Score 20.2 20.0 19.1 20.2 20.1 22.6 20.6 24.5 22.2 23.6 19.9 21.1 18.7 22.1 22.7 20.8 22.3 21.9 20.0 19.5 23.6 23.0 20.3 21.1 18.4 20.3 19.1 20.3 21.4 24.5 23.1 19.9 17.7 23.9 22.0 20.4 21.7 23.1 23.3 18.5 21.9 19.9 20.6 20.2 23.3 23.4 23.1 20.5 20.7 20.0
2015 High School Graduates 25+yrs 88.4% 92.1% 84.3% 84.8% 86.0% 81.8% 90.7% 89.9% 89.3% 88.4% 86.9% 85.4% 91.0% 91.5% 89.5% 87.9% 87.8% 90.2% 84.2% 83.4% 91.6% 89.4% 89.6% 92.4% 82.3% 92.8% 85.8% 91.7% 90.7% 92.3% 88.6% 84.2% 85.1% 85.6% 89.1% 86.9% 89.8% 89.2% 86.2% 85.6% 90.9% 85.5% 81.9% 91.2% 88.3% 91.8% 90.4% 91.0% 85.0% 92.3%
2015 College Graduates 25+yrs 34.5% 36.1% 31.3% 27.4% 36.0% 39.2% 46.4% 45.0% 57.7% 37.5% 36.7% 36.0% 41.2% 37.8% 35.1% 40.0% 32.3% 39.0% 29.8% 28.0% 38.5% 44.3% 35.9% 44.4% 29.2% 37.9% 37.3% 40.9% 39.2% 44.4% 43.1% 34.1% 30.9% 42.7% 34.3% 31.3% 39.2% 36.5% 40.4% 34.7% 37.7% 31.5% 34.3% 40.8% 43.7% 44.4% 42.7% 37.9% 25.7% 36.0%
2016 ACT Average Math Score 19.8 20.0 18.3 19.6 20.2 22.7 20.3 24.1 21.8 23.2 19.5 20.6 19.1 21.4 22.1 20.6 22.1 21.7 19.3 18.8 23.8 22.7 19.9 21.2 18.0 20.2 19.4 20.3 20.8 24.4 23.3 19.5 18.0 23.9 21.6 19.5 21.4 23.0 22.9 18.5 21.7 19.2 20.7 19.7 22.9 22.9 23.2 20.4 19.6 19.6
Category: TAXES
2016 Diesel Total Tax/Gallon (cents) 17.3 8.95 19 22.8 27 35.5 20.5 50.3 23.5 22 31.7 29 17 33.5 33 22.6 16 27.03 23 20.125 31.2 33.35 15 28.6 18.4 27.75 35.25 23 27.1 23.825 17.5 22.875 27.75 23.25 28 14 30 64 34 16.75 30 18.4 20 29.4 20.2 32 44.5 32.9 33.2 24
2016 Gasoline Total Tax/Gallon (cents) 17.3 8.95 18 21.8 19 35 22 25 23.5 23 28.4 26 17 31.8 33 20.1 18 25.03 26 20.125 30 32.6 19 28.6 18.4 27 35.25 23 27.7 23.825 14.5 18.875 23.805 25 28 17 30 50.3 34 16.75 30 21.4 20 29.4 16.2 30.46 44.5 32.9 33.2 24
2016 Per Capita Corporate Income Tax Revenue $53.95 $286.09 $77.45 150 9/14 $82.32 $252.28 $113.00 $201.17 816.93 $334.17 $110.24 $95.15 $75.72 $120.22 $112.29 $263.05 $155.94 $134.79 $136.77 $36.65 $103.26 $187.65 $90.47 $274.59 $154.95 $114.12 $105.11 $135.98 $161.33 $524.60 $249.26 $54.75 N/A $211.79 $2.86 $83.54 $148.99 $192.13 $136.56 $88.79 $37.77 $231.33 N/A $109.25 $89.48 $157.44 N/A $170.76 $79.01 N/A
2016 Per Capita Personal Income Tax Revenue $988.63 N/A $718.22 $930.80 $572.48 $2,057.41 $1,170.57 $2,113.03 2800.86 $1,168.37 N/A $1,012.53 $1,481.31 $1,133.51 $903.81 $1,078.51 $786.69 $767.69 $965.09 $612.27 $1,165.35 $1,415.71 $937.10 $1,944.32 $602.28 $1,132.87 $1,186.87 $463.25 $1,177.02 $65.91 $1,493.21 $677.46 N/A $2,355.43 $703.37 $763.82 $1,878.61 $933.36 $1,170.17 $779.93 N/A $48.71 N/A $1,105.96 $1,454.86 $1,164.74 N/A $1,295.56 $1,007.98 N/A
2016 Per Capita Sales Tax Revenue $870.22 $351.59 $1,049.93 $1,536.04 $1,252.33 $1,359.64 $883.85 $1,719.52 2618.99 $566.34 $1,476.30 $815.53 $3,021.16 $1,464.71 $1,260.20 $1,447.03 $1,599.29 $1,487.62 $1,262.82 $1,143.38 $1,560.61 $1,485.83 $1,333.47 $1,833.47 $1,598.61 $539.53 $390.40 $1,974.83 $1,238.90 $736.32 $1,472.79 $1,407.98 $2,159.07 $1,255.49 $1,569.71 $963.00 $374.30 $1,508.45 $1,576.48 $931.40 $1,663.21 $1,459.02 $1,664.27 $993.64 $818.66 $1,651.08 $2,419.87 $1,336.23 $1,401.72 $1,400.76
2016 Per Capita Property Tax Revenue $5.00 $150.61 $71.00 $375.00 $136.06 $64.03 N/A N/A 3547.73 N/A $0.01 $93.28 N/A N/A N/A $4.75 $1.61 $228.28 $130.17 $13.00 $26.61 $124.39 $204.87 $153.95 $9.00 $267.14 N/A $5.16 $0.08 $304.46 $1.00 $51.19 $95.25 N/A N/A N/A $5.03 $3.37 $2.00 $6.59 N/A N/A N/A N/A $3.61 $1,691.00 $282.94 $29.51 $4.00 $578.61
2016 Per Capita Total Tax Revenue $2,010 $1,405 $2,040 $3,163 $2,117 $3,955 $2,309 $4,263 $10,870 $3,700 $1,826 $2,081 $4,843 $3,049 $2,501 $2,862 $2,652 $2,772 $2,655 $1,989 $3,102 $3,473 $2,763 $4,563 $2,563 $2,521 $2,582 $4,894 $2,683 $1,979 $3,527 $2,625 $2,730 $4,120 $2,471 $2,164 $2,698 $2,925 $3,091 $1,925 $2,019 $2,013 $1,871 $2,321 $2,523 $4,941 $3,057 $3,047 $2,800 $3,268
2017 Vendor Discounts 2.00% N/A 5.0%-2.0% 2.00% 1.00% None 3.33% None None N/A 2.50% 3.0%-0.5% None None None 1.75% 0.73% None 1.75%-1.5% 0.75% None 1.2%-0.90% 0.50% 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% 1.50% None 0.50% 1.31% 1.6%-0.8% None None 0.50% None 1.95%-1.0%
2017 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% 6.30% 7.00% 6.50% 6.00% 5.00% 5.50% 6.00% 6.00% 6.88% 7.00% N/A 4.80% 5.00% 5.50% N/A 6.88% 5.10% 6.90% 4.00% 5.80% 4.50% N/A 6.00% 7.00% 6.00% 4.50% 7.00% 6.30% 6.00% 5.30% 6.00% 6.50% 5.00% 6.00% 4.00%
2017 Apportionment Method 3 Factor 3 Factor Double wtd Sales Double wtd Sales Sales/Double wtd Sales Sales Sales Sales Sales Double wtd sales Double wtd Sales Sales 3 Factor Sales Double wtd Sales Sales Sales 3 Factor Double wtd Sales 3 Factor Sales Sales/Double wtd Sales Sales Sales Sales/Other 3 Factor Quadruple wtd Sales 3 Factor Sales Double wtd Sales Sales 80% Sales, 10% Property & Payroll No State Income Tax Sales N/A 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
2017 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
2017 Corporate Income Tax Rate 6.25 0 - 9.4 6.5 1.0 - 6.5 4.9 (b) 8.84 (b) 4.63 9.0 (b) 8.7 5.5 (e.) 6 4.4 - 6.4 (f) 6.0 - 12.0 7.4 (g) 7.75 (h) 6.25 (I) 4 (k) 4.0 - 6.0 4.0 - 8.0 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 (q) 4.8 - 6.2 -- 6.5 (r.) -- 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 --
Category: COST OF LIVING
2nd Quarter, 2017 Cost of Living – Miscellaneous 93.2 117.4 97.3 91.7 94.7 111.4 100.5 119.3 120.4 106.9 96.3 95.8 128.9 94.8 91.9 101.8 97.6 94.2 99.2 96.6 111.3 110.8 93.6 107.6 91.4 102.4 98.2 100.6 94.3 114.4 113.7 97.4 110.3 113.5 99.1 95.1 126.6 99.3 117.4 105.6 90.7 96.8 92.2 96.9 99.7 107.8 107.6 100.5 103.7 101
2nd Quarter, 2017 Cost of Living – Utilities 104 145.8 105.9 94.7 99 114.1 79 100.5 115.6 110.7 102.8 94.3 203.6 97.2 87.7 94.2 93.4 95.2 98.2 88.5 119.8 103.8 92.7 91.9 89.6 77.2 97.4 84 85.8 132.9 116.7 84.7 84.6 105.9 91 97.6 80 108.5 127.3 112.6 95.8 93.4 98.5 80.2 100.2 121 94.3 100.9 87.5 104
2nd Quarter, 2017 Cost of Living – Transportation 95 122.2 92.3 87.9 98.6 127.4 101.5 108 113.5 89.6 102.9 95.2 138.8 100.1 103 104.6 96.4 92 100.3 98.4 101.2 99.4 103.8 101.3 91.1 95.3 98.5 104.9 92.6 98.4 111.6 102.3 109.5 106.7 103.7 90.9 106.7 107.2 95.4 92 93.6 89.4 94.5 100.3 91.7 110.6 117.6 103.4 91.5 94.9
2nd Quarter, 2017 Cost of Living – Housing 74.1 140.1 73.5 77 93.7 225.2 117.1 129.8 251.1 96.8 96.3 75.8 223.7 81.8 86.8 89 77.1 78.2 83.9 90.3 118.8 179.3 78.7 87.7 69.3 106.4 84 94.6 87.3 108 151.1 92.4 107.2 187.2 76.5 76.4 174.9 100.2 139 85.7 114.7 77.4 83.9 93.7 112.2 147.6 108.8 87.8 88.5 80.4
2nd Quarter, 2017 Cost of Living – Health Care 96.9 146.7 86.9 88.1 99.6 110.1 106.9 113.2 101.6 95.7 96.8 95.9 117.1 97.5 101.2 99.7 94 95.4 92.3 99.9 106.3 91.7 95.2 111.7 91.2 102.8 106.9 111.5 99.4 112.6 103.6 99.9 106.6 100.7 95.8 94.6 107.8 91.5 108.5 101.6 99.8 88.8 95.3 100 101.3 103.5 118.1 113.5 89.8 99.4
2nd Quarter, 2017 Cost of Living – Grocery Items 96.9 134.3 97.3 91.3 102.3 119.2 97.6 101.5 111.5 105.5 102.8 99.5 153.6 93.9 90.4 98 93.9 94 89 98.2 101 109.9 92.4 105.1 94.4 105.4 98.2 106.4 96.1 107.9 104.9 88.5 100.7 111.7 98.9 95 119.9 104.5 120.2 100.3 98.6 92.2 90 100.8 97 112.7 107.9 97.3 102 112.2
2nd Quarter, 2017 Cost of Living – Composite 89.9 130.4 90.7 87.4 96.5 145.6 102.9 116.5 153.4 102.2 98.5 90.6 166.4 91.9 91.3 97.2 90.8 89.7 93.3 94.6 111.7 127 90.3 99.8 85.5 100.7 94.6 98.9 91.8 112 122.5 94.1 105.4 131.6 92.3 89.8 131.7 101.6 122.3 98.6 99.6 89.4 90.6 95.3 102.2 120.9 108 97.4 95.9 96.5
2nd Quarter, 2017 Cost of Living – Rank 6 45 10 2 22 49 35 40 50 33 26 9 51 14 12 24 11 4 16 18 38 44 7 30 1 31 19 28 13 39 43 17 36 47 15 5 48 32 42 27 29 3 8 20 34 41 37 25 21 23
Category: BUSINESS CLIMATE
2016 Avg Residential Natural Gas ($/1000cft) 10.93 9.81 14.05 11.35 15.19 11.91 7.38 12.91 11.38 11.88 19.84 NA 36.4 NA 8.11 7.88 7.88 9.85 10.12 11.56 13.84 11.71 8.17 7.98 10.23 7.26 NA 7.21 7.98 NA 8.32 8.04 10.23 10.83 9.13 10.58 NA 10.13 13.8 12.68 7.62 NA NA 9.12 11.1 14.15 NA 8.08 9.26 NA
2016 Avg Commercial Natural Gas ($/1000cft) 7.9 8.34 N/A N/A 8.8 8.44 6.44 N/A 10.29 9.58 10.58 7.66 27.02 N/A 7.1 N/a N/A 8.36 7.85 N/A 10.7 9.06 6.86 6.42 7.85 7.09 N/A 5.45 5.47 11.36 7.94 5.76 6.84 6.09 5.79 N/A N/A 8.09 11.16 8.45 5.65 N/A 6.87 7.43 7.38 6.63 N/A 6.29 7.76 6.52
2016 Avg Industrial Natural Gas ($/1000cft) 6.02 5.06 NA 5.75 5.75 6.9 NA 6.09 -- NA 5.71 4.01 15.7 NA 5.19 NA 4.87 3.64 3.67 NA 7.69 8.87 NA 4.09 4.38 5.65 5.39 2.57 3.95 8.59 NA 4.17 5.89 5.97 NA NA 5.73 NA 8.7 4.46 4.78 4.4 2.65 5.51 4.16 5.2 7.39 5.03 NA 3.96
2016 Avg Residential Electric (Cents/kWh) 10.89 20.61 12.04 9.90 12.21 17.40 12.02 20.00 12.87 13.47 11.24 11.41 27.46 12.25 10.00 12.23 11.39 12.95 10.29 9.11 15.80 14.23 15.30 12.73 10.54 11.04 11.14 10.24 10.87 18.43 15.75 12.08 11.42 17.59 12.28 10.07 10.63 14.03 18.63 12.44 11.43 10.33 11.02 11.08 11.42 17.33 9.38 14.38 11.22 11.18
2016 Avg Commercial Electric (Cents/kWh) 9.07 18.19 11.12 8.13 10.49 15.15 9.66 15.72 11.73 10.12 9.11 9.63 24.64 9.35 7.80 8.75 9.75 10.24 9.37 8.49 12.16 10.98 10.68 9.88 9.61 10.18 8.65 9.14 8.88 14.44 12.42 9.85 8.00 14.47 9.87 7.47 8.87 9.25 14.77 10.14 9.47 10.03 7.71 8.84 7.97 14.49 8.37 10.95 9.34 9.44
2016 Avg Industrial Electric (Cents/kWh) 6.81 15.56 6.08 5.93 6.07 12.07 7.13 13.02 8.96 7.98 7.81 5.64 20.70 6.14 6.58 6.37 7.02 7.40 5.49 5.03 9.03 7.84 7.04 7.27 5.91 4.97 6.23 8.22 7.64 12.35 10.14 5.73 5.86 6.04 6.78 4.85 6.16 6.92 13.54 6.00 7.55 5.82 5.22 6.31 6.67 10.06 4.53 7.74 6.57 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 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
2015 Number of Patents 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 1,001 716 446 226 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
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 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
2016 Total Venture Capital Investments $236.77M $0 $47.35M $15.3M $217.3M $31681.9M $686.M $190.8M $257.47M $47.6M $1131.2M $796.6M $2.25M $19.4M $2.24M $1093.3M $81.5M $18.95M $96.3M $33.M $6.4M $306.1M $245.3M $342.6M $2580000 $15.4M $583.5M $0 $39.31M $51.21M $381.1M $7.M $100.9M $7477.6M $256.6M $4.4M $202.11M $688.M $22.1M $19.7M $.M $203.3M $1354.M $631.9M $2163.73M $4.45M $1162.1M $113.6M $9.87M $0
2016 Small Business Technology Transfer $2M $149,968 $6M $224,799 $4M $45.54M $7M $4M $349,786 $1M $6M $4M $80,000 $1M $373,773 $8M $3M $294,965 $2M $719,850 $449,995 $12.41M $5M $4M $192,377 $990,847 $7M $0 $1M $3M $4M $6M $803,861 $12.15M $8M $149,941 $7M $15.23M $79,573 $2M $370,647 $1M $11.37M $6M $13,388,739 N/A $5M $3M $115,821 N/A
2016 Small Business Innovation Research $12.94M $194,981 $22.21M $4,555,388 $23.09M $392.13M $78.5M $30.79M $4.76M $12.76M $43.33M $19.42M $10.19M $6.66M $2.57M $45.17M $10.23M $5.26M $13.23M $2.14M $3.11M $94.89M $47.61M $25.32M $1,014,262 $8.37M $48.13M $998,394 $1.95M $26.6M $34.7M $22.45M $4.44M $85.04M $52.8M $5.1M $26.3M $69.19M $6.4M $10.8M $1.04M $9.1M $70.7M $16.M $103.9M $5.7M $43.7M $16.4M $1,203,771 $1,871,022
2014 Jobs Supported by FDI 104,300 17,500 92,700 46,400 88,600 665,000 90,800 99,400 24,000 28,300 266,500 217,500 37,000 55,800 16,100 292,600 170,800 70,600 107,500 74,300 32,500 103,800 217,100 106,100 34,000 6,900 242,700 13,400 32,500 42,500 244,800 22,400 45,800 428,000 253,000 49,700 52,800 299,700 29,700 131,900 13,000 139,400 544,800 38,000 175,800 11,600 105,600 90,000 29,000 8,400
2015 Total Value of Exports $13.6B $4.7B $19.4B $5.9B $22.6B $165.4B $7.98B $15.3B $1.1B $5.4B $53.8B $38.5B $1.9B $13.1B $4.3B $63.4B $33.7B $10.7B $28.1B $49.2B $2.7B $10B $53.2B $20B $10.8B $1.4B $30B $3.9B $6.6B $4.B $32.1B $3.8B $8.7B $80.1B $50.7B $5.3B $20.1B $39.4B $2.1B $30.9B $1.4B $32.4B $251.1B $13.3B $18.1B $3.2B $86.4B $22.4B $5.7B $1.2B
2016 Gross State Product $301B $50.7B $204.9B $120.7B $303.B $2602.7B $323.7B $263.4B $126.8B $70.4B $926.8B $525.4B $83.9B $178.8B $67.3B $791.6B $341.9B $153.3B $197.B $235.1B $59.3B $378.3B $487.2B $335.1B $107.7B $46.B $517.9B $52.1B $115.3B $77.9B $581.1B $93.3B $147.5B $1488.B $625.7B $182.9B $226.8B $724.9B $57.43B $209.7B $48.1B $328.8B $1616.8B $156.4B $494.3B $31.1B $469.7B $309.5B $73.4B $37.9B
2016 Mfg Gross State Product $39.4B $1.6B $35.7B $17.3B $24.4B $289.B $22.58B $28.5B $271B $3.9B $47.1B $56.5B $1.8B $32.7B $7.8B $100.4B $98.4B $23.8B $37.2B $49.9B $5.3B $20.7B $93.5B $48.2B $17.1B $3.6B $99.8B $3,705M $13.2B $8.5B $45.4B $3.9B $6.1B $71.3B $106.B $17.7B $49.4B $85.B $4.6B $35.2B $4.4B $53.2B $225.8B $17.5B $42.1B $2.8B $58.4B $56.4B $7.5B $2.2B
Category: LABOR
2017 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 Yes No Yes No Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes No No Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes
2016 Members of Unions 9.7% 18.5% 8.1% 3.9% 4.5% 15.9% 9.8% 17.5% 9.5% 11.4% 5.6% 3.9% 19.9% 8.9% 6.1% 14.5% 10.4% 8.6% 11.1% 4.2% 11.4% 11.0% 14.4% 14.2% 6.6% 11.9% 3.0% 5.5% 7.4% 9.4% 16.1% 6.3% 12.1% 23.6% 12.4% 5.4% 13.5% 12.1% 15.5% 1.6% 5.2% 5.7% 4.0% 4.7% 4.3% 11.5% 17.4% 8.1% 11.8% 6.3%
2016 Represented by Unions 10.7% 19.9% 9.0% 5.0% 5.5% 17.5% 10.8% 18.4% 10.7% 13.3% 7.1% 4.9% 20.9% 10.5% 6.8% 15.3% 11.4% 10.3% 13.4% 4.9% 13.5% 12.3% 15.5% 15.2% 8.1% 13.9% 4.1% 7.0% 8.5% 11.0% 16.6% 8.2% 15.0% 25.2% 14.1% 6.6% 15.8% 12.7% 16.9% 2.6% 7.0% 6.4% 5.3% 6.0% 6.0% 12.9% 18.7% 9.0% 13.2% 7.3%
2016 Unemployment Insurance Min Rate 0 1 0.59 0.1 0.03 1.5 0.62 1.9 1.6 0.1 0.1 0.03 0 0 0.43 0.55 0.51 0.2 1 0.1 0.57 0.3 0.06 0.1 0 0 0.06 0.28 0 0.1 0.5 0.33 0.25 1.1 0.3 0.1 1.11 2.8 1.69 0.06 0 0.01 0.45 0.2 0.17 1.3 0.1 0.05 1.5 0.27
2016 Unemployment Insurance Max Rate 9.75 5.4 6.74 6 8.91 6.2 8.15 6.8 7 8 5.4 5.4 5.6 8 5.4 7.75 7.47 7.6 10 6.2 5.4 7.5 10.3 9 5.4 6.12 5.76 10.72 6.12 7.5 5.8 5.4 N/A 8.5 8.7 5.5 5.4 10.89 9.79 5.46 9.5 10 7.47 7.2 6.27 8.4 5.7 12 7.5 8.77
2017 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 $1,200 $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
2016 Unemployment Insurance New Employer Entry Rate 3.51 2.45 2.7 3.7 2 6.4 1.7 4.9 2.7 2.1 2.7 2.62 3 1 1.58 3.75 2.5 2.7 2.7 InAvg% 2.6 2.6 2.7 1.86 1.16 InAvg% 1.2 1.07 1.25 2.2 3.4 InAvg% 2.95 3.4 2.7 2.2 2.9 3.68 2.74 1.55 1.2 2.7 2.7 InAvg% 8.84 1 InAvg% 3.6 2.7 InAvg%
2016 Total Mfg Employment 274,914 16,683 267,989 160,532 171,627 1,402,133 158,294 168,287 1,888 28,537 383,624 400,457 18,663 223,274 67,849 603,153 534,256 168,397 249,259 153,703 56,142 114,486 612,097 333,633 147,435 23,413 484,595 27,044 100,916 72,371 254,445 34,076 47,649 491,287 715,200 148,796 202,653 598,615 43,591 245,635 44,900 347,828 953,778 133,001 246,975 34,998 312,030 484,769 50,536 11,798
2016 Annual Avg Mfg Wage $76,220 $58,676 $68,290 $59,634 $86,818 $104,941 $81,109 $117,022 $108,140 $72,071 $72,960 $73,812 $50,016 $78,934 $74,550 $88,968 $79,083 $83,046 $73,572 $85,617 $64,895 $86,514 $81,768 $82,181 $61,587 $53,325 $71,820 $68,230 $70,046 $83,190 $109,132 $44,539 $66,555 $109,132 $78,335 $68,149 $81,006 $75,645 $71,729 $75,390 $75,910 $74,476 $93,733 $71,573 $72,577 $62,332 $90,014 $72,150 $68,614 $74,909
2016 Annual Avg Unemployment Rate 4.5 6.6 6 4 5.3 5.4 3.3 5.1 6 4.4 4.9 5.4 3 3.7 3.8 5.9 4.4 4.2 5 6.1 3.9 4.3 4.9 3.9 5.8 4.1 5.1 3.2 3.2 2.8 5 6.7 5.7 4.8 4.9 4.9 4.9 5.4 5.3 4.8 2.8 4.8 4.6 3.4 4 3.3 5.4 4.1 6 5.3
2016 Annual Avg Total Employment 2.97M 336,620 2.M 1.3M 3M 18.1M 2.8M 1.8M 368,846 451,973 9.4M 4.7M 664,690 1.6M 783,434 6.2M 3.2M 1.4M 1.9M 2M 664,010 3M 4.6M 2,884,091 1.2M 504,573 4.6M 403,067 978,567 727,420 4.3M 864,912 1.3M 9.1M 5.4M 1.7M 2.M 6.1M 522,812 2.2M 440,299 3.M 12.7M 1.5M 4.1M 333,640 3,445,880 3M 736,427 286,373
2017 Civilian Labor Force 3.15M 363,136 2.2M 1.4M 3.3M 19.1M 2.9M 1.9M 397,998 475,503 10.1M 5.M 696,236 1.7M 815,215 6.4M 3.3M 1.5M 2M 2.1M 693,767 3.2M 4.8M 3M 1.3M 522,272 4.9M 418,889 1M 747,732 4.5M 931,908 1.4M 9.6M 5.8M 1.8M 2M 6.5M 550,831 2.3M 455,688 3.2M 13.5M 1.6M 4.3M 341,898 3.7M 3.1M 781,038 297,399
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 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 Number of Airports 363 554 180 215 189 522 265 51 3 31 501 336 32 199 227 478 405 333 150 229 115 149 355 327 186 231 338 256 198 54 100 135 97 388 450 294 325 432 90 158 143 212 1,466 91 291 61 370 435 75 95
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 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 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 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 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 1,188 874 801 926 367 481 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
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 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
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 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 Freight Railroads 17 1 26 24 9 24 14 8 3 7 14 24 0 14 12 40 41 13 13 18 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 Class I Freight Railroads 6 0 5 3 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 0 5 2 7 5 4 5 6 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
2016 Residential Building Permits 18,997 1,503 15,001 9,474 35,578 102,350 38,974 5,504 4,690 5,804 116,240 51,675 3,369 14,317 12,165 22,603 18,713 9,807 12,714 14,503 4,010 17,044 20,408 21,449 6,886 4,781 60,550 3,981 8,078 3,796 26,793 4,863 17,952 33,711 22,816 12,092 19,586 23,303 1,226 32,165 5,686 36,157 165,853 22,662 31,132 1,771 44,077 19,274 2,544 1,727