2019 Best & Worst States For Business

State
2019
2018
Change
Texas
1
1
0
Florida
2
2
0
Tennessee
3
6
3
North Carolina
4
3
-1
Indiana
5
5
0
Nevada
6
12
6
Arizona
7
9
2
South Carolina
8
4
-4
Ohio
9
10
1
Georgia
10
7
-3
Utah
11
11
0
Colorado
12
8
-4
Virginia
13
15
2
Wyoming
14
18
4
South Dakota
15
16
1
Iowa
16
14
-2
Wisconsin
17
13
-4
Oklahoma
18
21
3
Idaho
19
28
9
Nebraska
20
26
6
Arkansas
21
22
1
Delaware
22
20
-2
Kentucky
23
25
2
Missouri
24
30
6
Alabama
25
17
-8
New Hampshire
26
24
-2
Montana
27
23
-4
North Dakota
28
29
1
Kansas
29
19
-10
Louisiana
30
33
3
New Mexico
31
34
3
Michigan
32
27
-5
Pennsylvania
33
31
-2
Maryland
34
38
4
Maine
35
35
0
Rhode Island
36
32
-4
Minnesota
37
40
3
Mississippi
38
36
-2
West Virginia
39
37
-2
Alaska
40
43
3
Vermont
41
39
-2
Hawaii
42
41
-1
Washington
43
42
-1
Oregon
44
44
0
Massachusetts
45
45
0
Connecticut
46
46
0
New Jersey
47
47
0
Illinois
48
48
0
New York
49
49
0
California
50
50
0