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America's Top States For Business 2011

#17 New Hampshire

Top States 2011: New Hampshire

Category
Score
2011 Rank
2010 Rank
Cost of Doing Business 137 37 34
Workforce 127 40 38
Quality of Life 277 2 4
Infrastructure & Transportation 95 45 47
Economy 182 10 12
Education 176 7 6
Technology & Innovation 91 29 27
Business Friendliness 164 6 4
Access to Capital 62 20 16
Cost of Living 11 40 39
OVERALL 1322 17 19

ECONOMIC PROFILE

Governor: John Lynch (D)

Population: 1,316,470

GDP (2009 per capita): $40,566

Unemployment rate (May 2011): 4.8 percent

Foreclosure rate (May 2011): One per 930 households

Budget gap (projected 2012): None

Corporate tax rate: 8.5 percent

Largest employers: DeMoulas Super Markets, BAE Systems, Hannaford Brothers

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

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