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2010 Overall Index ScoreChange from 2008IT Professionals (%)Managerial, Professional, Technical Jobs (%)Workforce EducationImmigration of KnowledgeworkersMigration of U.S. Knowledge WorkersManufacturing Value-Added (%)High-Wage Traded ServicesExport Focus of Manufacturing and Services ($)Foreign Direct Investment (%)Job Churning (%)Fastest Growing Firms (%)IPOsEntrepreneurial Activity (%)Inventor PatentsOnline Population (%)E-Gov'tOnline AgricultureBroadband TelecommunicationsHealth IT (%)High-Tech Jobs (%)Scientists and Engineers (%)PatentsIndustry Investment in R&D (%)Non-Industry Investment in R&D (%)Alternative Energy UseVenture Capital (%)
Alabama
43.56.10.8819.026.811.512.488.712.021,402 4.828.20.0043.920.210.00367.04.173.083.007.03.32.450.211.900.926.30.04
Alaska
52.11.30.9821.940.812.512.5103.78.812,180 4.846.40.0003.920.340.00586.04.345.003.138.02.52.950.200.470.564.30.00
Arizona
61.01.01.2820.734.810.012.9113.514.225,056 3.141.40.0114.780.470.00880.05.132.355.3511.03.92.860.932.920.475.50.07
Arkansas
40.04.71.1018.123.011.111.887.013.118,029 3.432.90.0013.920.320.00266.05.044.262.608.02.01.920.130.860.315.60.04
California
74.3-0.71.3522.036.911.013.3100.318.229,671 4.627.20.0186.030.430.01180.06.186.587.2113.05.83.341.533.390.744.80.88
Colorado
72.82.41.8422.348.411.713.896.914.017,163 4.044.20.0165.800.400.00782.06.096.785.1618.05.94.391.214.040.683.80.31
Connecticut
76.60.51.6124.648.312.514.3122.020.530,400 6.621.50.0215.510.310.00981.04.617.807.5116.04.33.190.835.200.376.20.18
Delaware
75.0-4.31.9924.537.011.812.9108.021.863,016 7.331.20.0043.920.280.00578.04.264.786.3534.04.63.611.257.820.224.00.12
Florida
60.62.31.1219.234.211.312.7100.214.038,468 3.447.10.0074.590.450.00878.04.695.815.9922.03.42.270.491.510.354.80.06
Georgia
62.62.61.2720.834.111.812.7100.914.930,232 5.044.20.0174.850.500.00476.05.132.665.8217.03.42.470.571.550.425.30.13
Hawaii
48.71.20.6518.841.513.514.181.58.610,614 5.932.20.0023.920.210.00479.04.875.005.2916.02.21.820.270.980.604.90.02
Idaho
54.2-1.41.1419.834.99.512.852.711.319,933 2.444.70.0023.920.390.00981.03.566.552.8726.04.82.592.472.640.755.30.04
Illinois
65.12.51.5423.839.812.213.598.517.129,058 5.133.70.0114.670.260.00678.05.226.096.0125.03.72.780.563.230.476.00.07
Indiana
49.72.31.0219.130.112.612.9105.410.017,773 5.533.50.0074.610.300.00471.03.035.873.7523.03.32.250.271.720.424.00.10
Iowa
49.55.01.1919.434.712.312.8103.013.920,360 3.328.80.0034.290.190.00477.04.086.523.1248.02.52.110.381.770.524.80.10
Kansas
54.51.61.3621.041.013.612.886.312.219,846 4.632.10.0063.920.230.00479.05.396.164.5422.03.72.820.421.490.344.40.01
Kentucky
46.04.70.9119.424.712.412.591.911.732,825 5.730.70.0013.920.300.00369.06.012.803.4916.02.21.870.301.120.344.00.01
Louisiana
46.01.30.5219.023.611.812.0107.813.541,658 3.330.00.0023.920.270.00570.04.872.615.6817.01.91.610.220.560.344.60.02
Maine
54.00.10.9120.136.313.513.996.211.217,981 5.340.50.0023.920.310.00477.04.177.803.0127.02.51.870.321.190.467.00.02
Maryland
76.9-3.11.9525.848.913.314.0106.613.223,094 4.936.40.0274.720.250.00781.05.664.488.1014.06.24.560.872.423.964.90.17
Massachusetts
92.6-4.41.9727.651.513.014.6106.116.434,297 6.033.30.0356.750.300.01081.05.047.807.7957.07.74.531.176.481.444.70.97
Michigan
63.41.21.2021.735.712.613.1101.411.627,150 4.136.80.0044.040.370.00778.07.145.764.1533.03.93.260.855.990.445.40.05
Minnesota
67.51.41.8924.144.612.013.6100.117.823,901 3.934.70.0084.780.220.00883.05.836.714.5038.04.53.400.914.430.364.60.15
Mississippi
35.35.40.5317.522.712.812.187.89.620,498 2.630.30.0043.920.240.00263.05.662.261.6223.01.61.400.150.710.644.80.00
Missouri
50.83.91.5921.033.213.712.889.414.616,919 3.427.40.0033.920.200.00574.06.013.243.8635.03.32.720.362.280.444.30.02
Montana
49.73.70.6718.539.113.913.550.28.220,224 2.142.10.0033.920.450.00777.04.177.771.9618.02.01.890.461.082.125.80.07
Nebraska
50.5-4.91.2620.039.312.112.795.217.022,235 2.930.50.0043.920.220.00680.04.436.863.7511.03.12.340.311.360.514.90.00
Nevada
52.5-4.20.7415.629.210.512.4108.510.043,172 2.938.70.0104.800.430.00779.04.610.796.4322.02.31.520.581.250.184.10.02
New Hampshire
70.62.91.6922.645.614.413.883.114.916,176 6.637.70.0125.020.290.00883.03.997.806.3812.05.53.380.414.540.577.60.16
New Jersey
76.9-0.12.1324.244.412.413.591.817.231,714 6.533.10.0205.520.320.00881.04.617.698.5815.05.83.730.974.010.365.10.23
New Mexico
51.7-1.51.0821.133.711.613.187.29.710,299 2.437.90.0023.920.380.00673.03.993.072.597.06.82.910.661.796.783.90.03
New York
71.3-3.11.5324.541.612.313.699.120.131,623 5.836.40.0125.340.390.00676.06.446.587.4812.03.62.650.941.850.455.70.14
North Carolina
57.1-0.31.4920.332.811.513.098.913.823,067 6.037.00.0114.650.220.00473.04.265.504.1924.03.82.630.562.430.615.40.14
North Dakota
49.73.20.6218.036.814.613.995.210.734,268 2.732.00.0055.670.200.00777.05.666.653.043.02.51.910.381.170.704.20.05
Ohio
55.22.21.4520.932.613.413.2100.814.623,075 4.830.70.0064.040.250.00576.05.134.944.0018.03.12.810.453.000.604.40.04
Oklahoma
47.24.00.9619.730.111.712.199.610.716,564 2.634.10.0047.010.370.00473.03.564.364.7918.02.11.890.400.950.293.90.01
Oregon
67.03.21.1120.440.711.912.9101.914.432,945 2.937.90.0093.920.370.01484.06.276.885.1837.04.22.681.203.900.456.70.14
Pennsylvania
60.21.01.3122.034.312.713.5101.315.221,234 5.033.70.0114.550.170.00574.06.182.915.2332.04.02.770.553.400.595.90.13
Rhode Island
63.6-4.21.2222.538.011.913.979.512.611,990 5.942.30.0005.090.260.00677.04.267.808.0049.03.72.830.741.511.434.00.17
South Carolina
49.30.60.9018.429.312.012.896.512.635,066 6.935.40.0083.920.230.00469.03.563.052.938.02.52.020.241.780.576.80.01
South Dakota
45.12.20.8917.834.713.213.382.313.213,519 1.931.70.0003.920.280.00575.05.836.303.5626.02.21.830.211.080.314.40.00
Tennessee
48.51.80.9318.727.511.912.592.412.325,233 5.726.00.0075.100.350.00470.05.922.264.1720.02.41.720.271.430.825.30.03
Texas
63.00.91.4320.929.910.812.6104.613.565,563 4.732.40.0185.480.410.00573.04.694.135.5715.03.83.050.752.710.354.20.10
Utah
69.11.41.2420.142.811.813.594.715.439,444 3.443.50.0315.170.350.02286.07.675.593.6610.04.73.060.752.290.543.50.24
Vermont
59.5-1.00.8721.146.013.414.689.08.328,540 3.739.90.0053.920.320.00483.03.917.802.6121.03.72.141.322.700.508.00.08
Virginia
73.7-1.92.2324.644.813.013.9103.016.721,910 5.037.40.0325.010.210.00578.06.715.346.1415.06.65.000.512.431.215.20.12
Washington
77.5-4.41.7922.344.512.813.6128.211.844,271 3.629.80.0164.580.230.00986.04.878.335.7223.05.44.692.185.570.777.60.33
West Virginia
38.16.20.7119.820.311.411.987.48.120,432 3.529.20.0054.800.230.00266.05.044.532.3034.01.91.610.211.050.724.00.01
Wisconsin
53.12.51.2320.136.012.013.5101.213.520,021 3.331.10.0054.330.240.00780.04.616.344.3611.02.92.570.382.850.494.90.02
Wyoming
45.04.90.5117.636.310.312.878.77.530,435 4.636.30.0008.840.230.00880.03.477.512.4012.01.41.890.380.400.293.30.06
Nation
62.04.71.3821.536.311.813.199.215.032,332 4.734.30.0135.000.300.06777.05.005.005.008.04.12.930.733.310.665.00.23

 Source: Source: Kauffman Foundation