State Ranking Detail

2014 #23 | Delaware

TAXATION AND REGULATIONS

WORKFORCE QUALITY

LIVING ENVIRONMENT

Key Metrics

  • State GDP
  • % Growth ’11-’12: 0.20
  • % Growth ’11-’12 v. Nat’l Avg. (2.50%): -2.30
  • Unemployment
  • Unemployment Rate Dec. 2013 %: 6.20
  • Comparison with Nat’l Rate (6.70%): -0.50
  • Domestic Migration
  • Domestic Net Migration 2013: 3,010
  • Rank: 18
  • State Government
  • State Debt per Capita Fiscal Year ’12 ($): 6,932
  • State & Local Gov’t Employees per 10k Residents: 599
  • State-Local Tax Burden
  • Rate (%): 9.20%
  • Compared to Nat’l Avg. (9.90%): -0.70%

Key Companies

Development Trend Indicator

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Job growth booms; regulatory reform offsets modest minimum-wage increase.