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America's Top States For Business 2012

#10 Wyoming

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
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Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
Category
Score
2012 Rank
2011 Rank
Cost of Doing Business 243 10 34
Workforce 202 20 11
Quality of Life 244 9 4
Infrastructure & Transportation 179 26 38
Economy 233 1 2
Education 143 11 18
Technology & Innovation 48 48 50
Business Friendliness 121 20 21
Access to Capital 32 35 35
Cost of Living 24 27 27
OVERALL 1469 10 21

ECONOMIC PROFILE

Governor: Matt Mead (R)

Population: 568,158

GDP (per capita): $55,516

Number of S&P companies: 0

Top corporate tax rate: None

Top individual tax rate: None

Gasoline taxes/fees: 14.0 cents

Bond Rating/Outlook: No G.O. rating/No outlook

SAT scores (average): 1692/2400

Degree Granting Institutions (colleges/universities): 11

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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