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A snapshot of the Top States for Business 2016

A nationwide state-by-state analysis

Our Top States study shows not only which states are winning but how entire regions compete against one another. We score each state on more than 60 metrics in 10 categories of competitiveness. Look at the results on a map and you can see which regions are winning … and losing. Roll over the map, zoom in and tap to see where your state ranks — and whether your neighbors are pulling their weight.

Full 2016 Top States coverage

VIEW RANKINGS: Data Table | Chart | Maps

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