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JUST THE FACTS, 1997-1998



Table 11
New Business Incorporations, 1995
Rank State Amt. Rank State Amt.
1 Florida 98,066 27 Oklahoma 7,796
2 NEW YORK 72,433 28 Kentucky 7,764
3 Delaware 50,094 29 Alabama 7,686
4 California 41,913 30 South Carolina 7,601
5 Texas 38,122 31 Connecticut 6,857
6 New Jersey 37,861 32 Arkansas 6,615
7 Illinois 34,495 33 Iowa 5,925
8 Michigan 31,254 34 Utah 5,917
9 Georgia 26,990 35 Mississippi 4,618
10 Ohio 20,859 36 Kansas 4,475
11 Virginia 19,172 37 Hawaii 3,792
12 Nevada 18,926 38 New Mexico 3,584
13 Pennsylvania 18,575 39 Nebraska 3,360
14 Maryland 18,014 40 New Hampshire 3,095
15 North Carolina 16,021 41 Maine 2,805
16 Colorado 15,309 42 Rhode Island 2,743
17 Washington 13,953 43 Idaho 2,668
18 Massachusetts 13,479 44 West Virginia 2,535
19 Indiana 12,451 45 Wyoming 2,159
20 Minnesota 12,203 46 Montana 1,767
21 Louisiana 11,082 47 Vermont 1,630
22 Arizona 10,866 48 Alaska 1,428
23 Missouri 10,743 49 South Dakota 1,401
24 Oregon 9,730 50 North Dakota 1,021
25 Tennessee 8,194 U.S. total 770,324
26 Wisconsin 8,021 N.Y.S. % of U.S. total 9.4%
Source: Dun & Bradstreet Corp.


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