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America's Top States For Business 2011

#44 Vermont

Top States 2011: Vermont

Category
Score
2011 Rank
2010 Rank
Cost of Doing Business 101 42 42
Workforce 139 37 36
Quality of Life 272 3 3
Infrastructure & Transportation 26 49 46
Economy 143 21 12
Education 181 4 4
Technology & Innovation 63 40 40
Business Friendliness 62 34 37
Access to Capital 38 32 40
Cost of Living 9 42 43
OVERALL 1034 44 37

ECONOMIC PROFILE

Governor: Peter Shumlin (D)

Population: 625,741

GDP (2009 per capita): $36,789

Unemployment rate (May 2011): 5.4 percent

Foreclosure rate (May 2011): One per 39,281 households

Budget gap (projected 2012): $176 million

Corporate tax rate: 6.0-8.5 percent

Largest employers: CIBM, Shaw's Supermarkets, People's United Bank

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

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