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America's Top States For Business 2012

#44 Connecticut

Hartford, Connecticut
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Hartford, Connecticut
Category
Score
2012 Rank
2011 Rank
Cost of Doing Business 67 46 45
Workforce 128 40 33
Quality of Life 232 12 11
Infrastructure & Transportation 104 43 43
Economy 98 40 44
Education 173 2 3
Technology & Innovation 135 18 19
Business Friendliness 78 33 40
Access to Capital 71 15 17
Cost of Living 3 48 47
OVERALL 1089 44 39

ECONOMIC PROFILE

Governor: Dan Malloy (D)

Population: 3,580,709

GDP (per capita): $56,242

Number of S&P companies: 14

Top corporate tax rate: 9.0 percent

Top individual tax rate: 6.7 percent

Gasoline taxes/fees: 46.0 cents

Bond Rating/Outlook: Aa3/Stable

SAT scores (average): 1535/2400

Degree Granting Institutions (colleges/universities): 46

Sources: Census Bureau (2011), Standard & Poor's (2012), Tax Foundation (2012), American Petroleum Institute (2012), Bureau Labor Statistics (2011), National Center For Education Statistics (2011), Moody's (2012), CNBC

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