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23. Wisconsin

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Wisconsin Score and Ranking

CATEGORY  2022 SCORE  2022 RANK 2021 RANK  2022 GRADE 
WORKFORCE1973736D+
INFRASTRUCTURE2181527B-
COST OF DOING BUSINESS2151319A
ECONOMY1553031D+
LIFE, HEALTH & INCLUSION1443531D+
TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION1401916C+
BUSINESS FRIENDLINESS803823D-
EDUCATION104158B+
ACCESS TO CAPITAL233221D+
COST OF LIVING282323C+
OVERALL13042321

Economic Profile

Governor: Tony Evers, Democrat

Population: 5,895,908

GDP growth (Q1 2022): -0.2%

Unemployment rate (May 2022): 2.9%

Top corporate tax rate: 7.9%

Top individual income tax rate: 7.65%

Gasoline tax: 32.90 cents/gallon

Bond rating (Moody's/S&P): Aa1, 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