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America's Top States For Business 2012

#14 Indiana

Indianapolis, Indiana
Vladimir Pcholkin | Photographer's Choice RF | Getty Images
Indianapolis, Indiana
Category
Score
2012 Rank
2011 Rank
Cost of Doing Business 221 16 8
Workforce 173 26 41
Quality of Life 133 40 40
Infrastructure & Transportation 198 18 21
Economy 189 11 30
Education 119 25 12
Technology & Innovation 121 23 22
Business Friendliness 161 5 10
Access to Capital 31 37 14
Cost of Living 44 7 15
OVERALL 1390 14 15

ECONOMIC PROFILE

Governor: Mitch Daniels (R)

Population: 6,516,922

GDP (per capita): $36,970

Number of S&P companies: 6

Top corporate tax rate: 8.5 percent

Top individual tax rate: 3.4 percent w/ modification

Gasoline taxes/fees: 43.0 cents

Bond Rating/Outlook: Aaa/Stable

SAT scores (average): 1470/2400

Degree Granting Institutions (colleges/universities): 109

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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