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A snapshot of America's Top States for Business 2017

A nationwide state-by-state analysis

Our America's Top States for Business study shows not only which states are winning but how entire regions compete against one another. We score each state on more than 60 metrics in 10 categories of competitiveness. You may be surprised at some of the results you see here. Roll over the map, zoom in and tap to see where your state ranks — and whether your neighbors are pulling their weight.

Full 2017 Top States coverage

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