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America's Top States For Business 2011

#26 New York

Top States 2011: New York

Category
Score
2011 Rank
2010 Rank
Cost of Doing Business 69 48 50
Workforce 99 49 49
Quality of Life 196 23 18
Infrastructure & Transportation 210 14 22
Economy 144 20 2
Education 191 1 2
Technology & Innovation 212 2 2
Business Friendliness 60 36 45
Access to Capital 96 3 3
Cost of Living 6 45 43
OVERALL 1283 26 24

ECONOMIC PROFILE

Governor: Andrew Cuomo (D)

Population: 19,378,102

GDP (2009 per capita): $49,976

Unemployment rate (May 2011): 7.9 percent

Foreclosure rate (May 2011): One per 3,367 households

Budget gap (projected 2012): $10.0 billion

Corporate tax rate: 7.1 percent

Largest employers: JPMorgan Chase, CitiGroup, Wegmans Food Markets

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

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