States Overview

Economic Outlook

This is a forward-looking forecast based on the state’s standing (equal-weighted average) in 15 important state policy variables. Data reflect state and local rates and revenues and any effect of federal deductibility.

United States Overview (2021 Edition)

From the 2021 edition of Rich States, Poor States. These values are the most recent available at the time of publication.
5.77% avg.
7.02% avg.
(change in tax liability per $1,000 of income) $10.46 avg.
(per $1,000 of personal income) $30.45 avg.
(per $1,000 of personal income) $22.62 avg.
(per $1,000 of personal income) $18.85 avg.
17 states
$0.51 avg.
6.36% avg.
(full-time equivalent) 535.81 avg.
(tort litigation treatment, judicial impartiality, etc.) 68.98 avg.
(federal floor is $7.25) $9.36 avg.
(per $100 of payroll) $1.45 avg.
(option to join or support a union) 27 states
0.94 avg.

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