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JUST THE FACTS, 1997-1998



Table 10:
Fortune 500 Headquarters Per Million Residents, 1996
Rank State Amt. Rank State Amt.
1 Connecticut 6.7 27 Colorado 1.1
2 Delaware 5.6 28 Utah 1.0
3 NEW YORK 3.5 29 Maryland 1.0
4 Idaho 3.4 30 North Carolina 1.0
5 Illinois 3.4 31 Tennessee 1.0
6 Nebraska 3.1 32 Arizona 0.9
7 Minnesota 3.0 33 New Hampshire 0.9
8 New Jersey 2.9 34 Florida 0.8
9 Pennsylvania 2.7 35 Kansas 0.8
10 Ohio 2.7 36 Kentucky 0.8
11 Massachusetts 2.6 37 Iowa 0.7
12 Missouri 2.4 38 South Carolina 0.5
13 Oregon 2.2 39 Alabama 0.5
14 Rhode Island 2.0 40 Mississippi 0.4
15 Arkansas 2.0 41 Louisiana 0.2
16 Texas 2.0 42 Alaska 0
17 Virginia 2.0 43 Hawaii 0
18 Georgia 1.9 44 Montana 0
19 California 1.7 45 Nevada 0
20 Maine 1.6 46 New Mexico 0
21 Oklahoma 1.5 47 North Dakota 0
22 Michigan 1.5 48 Vermont 0
23 South Dakota 1.4 49 West Virginia 0
24 Washington 1.3 50 Wyoming 0
25 Indiana 1.2 U.S. Average 1.9
26 Wisconsin 1.2 N.Y.S. % above avg. 84.2%
Source: CQ State Fact Finder


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