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America's Top States For Business 2011

#28 Oklahoma

Top States 2011: Oklahoma

Category Score 2011 Rank 2010 Rank
Cost of Doing Business 256 6 3
Workforce 179 22 22
Quality of Life 149 37 41
Infrastructure & Transportation 130 35 41
Economy 192 4 6
Education 77 42 40
Technology & Innovation 68 37 36
Business Friendliness 102 24 25
Access to Capital 54 24 32
Cost of Living 48 3 1
OVERALL 1255 28 25

ECONOMIC PROFILE

Governor: Mary Fallin (R)

Population: 3,751,351

GDP (2009 per capita): $39,881

Unemployment rate (May 2011): 5.3 percent

Foreclosure rate (May 2011): One per 821 households

Budget gap (projected 2012): $500 million

Corporate tax rate: 6.0 percent

Largest employers: YUM! Brands, American Airlines, Sonic Corporation

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

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