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America's Top States For Business 2012

#23 Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Category
Score
2012 Rank
2011 Rank
Cost of Doing Business 271 4 6
Workforce 184 21 22
Quality of Life 143 37 37
Infrastructure & Transportation 137 37 35
Economy 175 17 4
Education 89 37 42
Technology & Innovation 86 32 37
Business Friendliness 107 22 24
Access to Capital 32 35 24
Cost of Living 50 1 3
OVERALL 1274 23 28

ECONOMIC PROFILE

Governor: Mary Fallin (R)

Population: 3,791,508

GDP (per capita): $35,381

Number of S&P companies: 4

Top corporate tax rate: 6.00 percent

Top individual tax rate: 5.25 percent

Gasoline taxes/fees: 17.0 cents

Bond Rating/Outlook: Aa2/Stable

SAT scores (average): 1683/2400

Degree Granting Institutions (colleges/universities): 60

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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