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New Hampshire is the 26th Best State for Business 2013

Previous State: Nebraska Next State: Delaware No. 26New Hampshire Taxations & Regulations Workforce Quality Living Environment Based on CEO Survey …

Previous State: Nebraska Next State: Delaware

No. 26New Hampshire

Taxations & Regulations

Workforce Quality

Living Environment

Based on CEO Survey by ChiefExecutive.net

Key Metrics
State GDP 

  • % Growth ’10-’11: 1.5
  • % Growth ’10-’11 v. Nat’l Avg. (1.5%): 0.0

Unemployment

  • Unemployment Rate Dec. 2012 %: 5.7
  • Comparison with Nat’l Rate (7.80%): -2.1

Domestic Migration

  • Domestic Net Migration ’10-’11: -3,645
  • Rank: 35

State Government

  • Debt per Capita Fiscal Year ’10 ($): 6,341
  • State & Local Gov’t Employees per 10k Residents: 550.0

State-Local Tax Burden

  • Rate (%): 8.6
  • Compared to Nat’l Avg. (9.9%): -1.25
Key Companies
  • White Mountains Insurance Group
  • PC Connection
  • Timberland
  • C&S Wholesale Grocers
Development Trend Indicator: Neutral
Protecting status as overall tax haven of Northeast but seeking gas-tax rise.
CEO Comments
“New Hampshire – No Taxes!”

Sources:
Bureau of Economic Analysis
Bureau of Labor Statistics
NewGeography.com
The Tax Foundation

Previous State: #25 Nebraska Next State: #27 Delaware

About JP Donlon

JP Donlon
JP Donlon is the Editor-in-Chief of Chief Executive magazine.