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New Ranking for “Top States for Business 2018” … CT Does Not Do Well

July 10, 2018 By Staff
New Ranking for “Top States for Business 2018” … CT Does Not Do Well

Connecticut still ranks poorly when compared to the 49 other states in the nation.

CNBC released its annual ranking of the “Top States for Business,” and Connecticut does poorly again.

Connecticut comes in at #37 out of 50 states.

Here’s how other New England states ranked:

  • Rhode Island: #45 (tie)
  • Maine: #45 (tie)
  • Vermont: #32
  • New Hampshire: #24
  • Massachusetts: #8

And how Connecticut’s other neighbors ranked:

  • New Jersey: #36
  • New York: #27
  • Pennsylvania: #22

Connecticut in particular had poor rankings on infrastructure (#47), cost of doing business (#46), the economy (#45), and cost of living (#43).