The competition is intense. All 50 states want to attract business and jobs. Businesses are looking for states that will let them grow, thrive and attract the best workforce. What does it take to be a Top State? To find out, we score every state on more than 60 metrics in 10 categories for a total of 2,500 possible points. You can learn about our methodology and see how your state stacks up here. These are the 10 states that come out on top.