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America's Top States For Business 2012

#45 Nevada

#45 Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada
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Las Vegas, Nevada
Category
Score
2012 Rank
2011 Rank
Cost of Doing Business 169 30 35
Workforce 223 13 18
Quality of Life 118 46 44
Infrastructure & Transportation 218 5 25
Economy 25 50 50
Education 46 50 50
Technology & Innovation 66 44 37
Business Friendliness 123 18 17
Access to Capital 33 34 29
Cost of Living 29 22 32
OVERALL 1050 45 45

ECONOMIC PROFILE

Governor: Brian Sandoval (R)

Population: 2,723,322

GDP (per capita): $41,311

Number of S&P companies: 4

Top corporate tax rate: None

Top individual tax rate: None

Gasoline taxes/fees: 33.1 cents

Bond Rating/Outlook: Aa2/Stable

SAT scores (average): 1460/2400

Degree Granting Institutions (colleges/universities): 25

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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