Top States for Business 2021

36. Wyoming

Easy regulations help in the Cowboy State, but it can be tough to land the capital you need.

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Wyoming Score and Ranking

Category 2021 Score 2021 Rank 2019 Rank 2021 Grade
Cost of Doing Business2292515B
Life, Health & Inclusion20322--C
Business Friendliness164424A
Access to Capital224948F
Technology & Innovation574049D-
Cost of Living472010B-

Economic Profile

Governor: Mark Gordon, Republican

Population: 582,328

GDP growth (Q1 2021): 5.1%

Unemployment rate (May 2021): 5.4%

Top corporate tax rate: None

Top individual income tax rate: None

Gasoline tax: 24 cents/gallon

Bond rating (S&P): AA, stable

Major private employers: Rio Tinto Energy America, Cloud Peak Energy

Economic profile sources: U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federation of Tax Administrators, American Petroleum Institute (excluding 18.40 cent/gallon federal tax), Moody's Investor Service, S&P Global Market Intelligence

America's Top States for Business 2021