Useful Stats: High-Tech Business Establishments by State

Featured in the January 12, 2012 SSTI Weekly Digest

Source: Census Bureau, special tabulations (2011) of 19892008 Business Information Tracking Series via NSF Science and Engineering Indicators 2012.

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High-technology establishments as a percentage of all business establishments, by state: 2003, 2004, and 20062008

All business establishments High-technology establishments High-technology establishments/business establishments (%)
 20032004200620072008 20032004200620072008 20032004200620072008
                  
United States7,223,2407,366,9787,585,0357,689,8217,587,695 590,417603,642633,727650,707646,195 8.178.198.358.468.52
                  
Alabama99,453100,521103,236105,388103,690 6,3476,4076,6136,7836,754 6.386.376.416.446.51
Alaska19,03719,30919,83820,14619,870 1,3451,3581,4941,5381,489 7.077.037.537.637.49
Arizona120,966125,330137,532142,649139,876 10,43310,90111,94212,54012,269 8.628.78.688.798.77
Arkansas64,05865,12766,64767,51366,558 4,0124,1424,3734,5504,675 6.266.366.566.747.02
California822,751838,615875,682889,726876,984 77,61479,28885,51487,81586,312 9.439.459.779.879.84
Colorado143,398146,937154,254157,570156,426 15,53216,02717,25918,01618,047 10.8310.9111.1911.4311.54
Connecticut91,20792,71093,23293,44492,428 7,8277,7947,8107,8687,736 8.588.418.388.428.37
Delaware24,73925,34425,56325,47625,134 3,9643,9073,7003,5733,407 16.0215.4214.4714.0213.56
District of Columbia19,35719,50320,96720,95721,051 2,5892,6953,0623,1583,111 13.3813.8214.615.0714.78
Florida458,823483,693516,185522,710506,466 38,11840,16543,67844,74544,285 8.318.38.468.568.74
Georgia208,350214,200225,577231,418227,233 18,82019,42420,82521,58621,402 9.039.079.239.339.42
Hawaii30,95031,53833,06333,32132,862 2,0972,1522,3252,3052,294 6.786.827.036.926.98
Idaho39,58241,20545,59947,28446,133 2,5152,5822,9123,1073,083 6.356.276.396.576.68
Illinois310,589315,093320,756324,628321,441 27,60628,20028,82129,22229,265 8.898.958.9999.1
Indiana147,073149,050151,024152,604149,891 9,6269,85810,15810,35510,132 6.556.616.736.796.76
Iowa80,74581,33482,54283,00882,207 4,3164,3244,5484,6794,659 5.355.325.515.645.67
Kansas74,63775,60076,26176,98475,958 5,7165,9006,0356,0766,004 7.667.87.917.897.9
Kentucky90,35891,59892,70093,42892,471 5,4535,5855,7695,8505,893 6.036.16.226.266.37
Louisiana101,933102,866101,647104,459103,877 7,2187,1927,4397,5747,670 7.086.997.327.257.38
Maine40,51941,13141,94142,40941,683 2,4662,5412,6122,6122,642 6.096.186.236.166.34
Maryland132,782135,699140,021141,076138,416 13,42813,97414,63215,15115,009 10.1110.310.4510.7410.84
Massachusetts177,910175,426174,997176,304173,933 17,18317,30517,10717,47017,434 9.669.869.789.9110.02
Michigan236,221237,392235,245234,971228,890 16,93716,98817,04917,32116,773 7.177.167.257.377.33
Minnesota145,364148,276150,896151,304148,641 12,83413,05513,34813,59013,257 8.838.88.858.988.92
Mississippi59,56560,36460,44261,72760,793 3,2693,2743,3363,4053,469 5.495.425.525.525.71
Missouri149,753153,584154,177154,201152,165 9,5629,74510,13010,23810,178 6.396.356.576.646.69
Montana33,61634,57036,55037,64537,228 2,1082,2292,4152,5152,564 6.276.456.616.686.89
Nebraska50,21350,80351,82252,45252,064 2,7972,8643,0723,2573,269 5.575.645.936.216.28
Nevada53,08055,71361,06162,70661,721 5,3875,4935,9756,0876,024 10.159.869.799.719.76
New Hampshire38,11938,70739,27339,36338,812 3,5113,5593,5543,5753,603 9.219.199.059.089.28
New Jersey237,097240,013242,649242,967238,080 24,28624,25624,53424,68824,307 10.2410.1110.1110.1610.21
New Mexico43,38644,07145,81446,76346,091 3,3223,3853,5533,6583,635 7.667.687.767.827.89
New York500,559509,873514,992518,608517,873 35,92636,70637,34638,36838,308 7.187.27.257.47.4
North Carolina207,500212,457221,898227,444224,757 14,86915,42616,90817,67117,582 7.177.267.627.777.82
North Dakota20,37120,76321,28621,47721,514 9649721,0351,0751,117 4.734.684.865.015.19
Ohio269,202271,078269,398269,855263,353 19,87520,12020,34720,48620,127 7.387.427.557.597.64
Oklahoma85,63387,18089,44091,05491,186 6,8596,9657,3017,5127,536 8.017.998.168.258.26
Oregon102,462104,966110,317113,054111,266 7,5007,6598,0838,4538,525 7.327.37.337.487.66
Pennsylvania297,040300,832303,507304,721302,568 22,26622,79623,48623,77823,930 7.57.587.747.87.91
Rhode Island29,17229,90030,32230,29929,713 1,9762,0432,0592,1082,076 6.776.836.796.966.99
South Carolina98,735100,947105,060107,685106,501 5,8696,0486,5516,9426,978 5.945.996.246.456.55
South Dakota24,31424,69325,41925,79725,624 1,2061,2341,2661,3471,397 4.9654.985.225.45
Tennessee129,458131,355134,776137,547136,321 8,1968,2268,7728,9808,882 6.336.266.516.536.52
Texas481,804489,782508,092520,405521,383 45,06245,52247,52049,23749,419 9.359.299.359.469.48
Utah60,01162,64468,61271,72271,301 5,4745,7166,5316,9606,913 9.129.129.529.79.7
Vermont21,74722,07222,26122,29822,067 1,4531,4981,5351,5701,548 6.686.796.97.047.01
Virginia182,783188,533196,849200,131197,376 18,86819,75821,67822,60722,482 10.3210.4811.0111.311.39
Washington166,229170,848179,368183,984181,688 13,17113,48014,41115,13815,116 7.927.898.038.238.32
West Virginia40,22540,73240,48040,41539,579 2,2572,2592,3082,3522,343 5.615.555.75.825.92
Wisconsin141,560143,739145,590146,019143,830 9,0359,2499,4389,5919,609 6.386.436.486.576.68
Wyoming18,80419,26220,17520,70520,722 1,3531,3961,5581,6251,656 7.27.257.727.857.99