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21. Kansas

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Kansas Score and Ranking

CATEGORY  2022 SCORE  2022 RANK 2021 RANK  2022 GRADE 
WORKFORCE2023532C-
INFRASTRUCTURE239622B+
COST OF DOING BUSINESS235616A
ECONOMY1124343F
LIFE, HEALTH & INCLUSION1502932D+
TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION933834D-
BUSINESS FRIENDLINESS1231715B-
EDUCATION982016B-
ACCESS TO CAPITAL291929C+
COST OF LIVING4922A+
OVERALL13302128

Economic Profile

Governor: Laura Kelly, Democrat

Population: 2,934,582

GDP growth (Q1 2022): -2.6%

Unemployment rate (May 2022): 2.3%

Top corporate tax rate: 7%

Top individual income tax rate: 5.7%

Gasoline tax: 24.03 cents/gallon

Bond rating (Moody's/S&P): Aa2, stable/AA-, stable

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

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