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America's Top States For Business 2011

#49 Alaska

Top States 2011: Alaska

Category
Score
2011 Rank
2010 Rank
Cost of Doing Business 57 49 46
Workforce 104 48 45
Quality of Life 206 21 26
Infrastructure & Transportation 78 47 50
Economy 201 3 41
Education 79 41 45
Technology & Innovation 49 43 41
Business Friendliness 62 34 44
Access to Capital 32 35 40
Cost of Living 2 49 47
OVERALL 870 49 50

ECONOMIC PROFILE

Governor: Sean Parnell (R)

Population: 710,231

GDP (2009 per capita): $63,846.00

Unemployment rate (May 2011): 7.4 percent

Foreclosure rate (May 2011): One per 1,763 households

Budget gap (projected 2012): None

Corporate tax rate: 1.0-9.4 percent

Largest employers: Carrs/Safeway, Fred Meyer, ASRC Energy Services

Sources: US Government, RealtyTrac, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities, Federation of Tax Administrators, Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development

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