Useful Stats: High-Tech Business Formations 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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Net high-tech business formations as a percentage of all business establishments, by state: 2004, 2006, 2007, and 2008

All business establishments Net high-technology business formations High-technology formations/business establishments (%)
 2004200620072008 2004200620072008 2004200620072008
               
United States7,366,9787,585,0357,689,8217,587,695 11,59814,03115,113-2,768 0.160.180.2-0.04
               
Alabama100,521103,236105,388103,690 63134141-65 0.060.130.13-0.06
Alaska19,30919,83820,14619,870 226655-32 0.110.330.27-0.16
Arizona125,330137,532142,649139,876 357446464-236 0.280.320.33-0.17
Arkansas65,12766,64767,51366,558 12398114131 0.190.150.170.2
California838,615875,682889,726876,984 1,0992,6331,929-973 0.130.30.22-0.11
Colorado146,937154,254157,570156,426 490509751148 0.330.330.480.09
Connecticut92,71093,23293,44492,428 -474462-124 -0.050.050.07-0.13
Delaware25,34425,56325,47625,134 -52-78-131-153 -0.21-0.31-0.51-0.61
District of Columbia19,50320,96720,95721,051 66195143-25 0.340.930.68-0.12
Florida483,693516,185522,710506,466 1,7431,009873-322 0.360.20.17-0.06
Georgia214,200225,577231,418227,233 642734731-228 0.30.330.32-0.1
Hawaii31,53833,06333,32132,862 5190-30-14 0.160.27-0.09-0.04
Idaho41,20545,59947,28446,133 54151185-10 0.130.330.39-0.02
Illinois315,093320,756324,628321,441 45224354565 0.140.080.170.02
Indiana149,050151,024152,604149,891 208164171-78 0.140.110.11-0.05
Iowa81,33482,54283,00882,207 1215097-14 0.010.180.12-0.02
Kansas75,60076,26176,98475,958 16011441-31 0.210.150.05-0.04
Kentucky91,59892,70093,42892,471 116424846 0.130.050.050.05
Louisiana102,866101,647104,459103,877 -38195225121 -0.040.190.220.12
Maine41,13141,94142,40941,683 8131049 0.20.0700.12
Maryland135,699140,021141,076138,416 475278478-56 0.350.20.34-0.04
Massachusetts175,426174,997176,304173,933 156193304-141 0.090.110.17-0.08
Michigan237,392235,245234,971228,890 4427267-408 0.020.010.11-0.18
Minnesota148,276150,896151,304148,641 18539276-278 0.120.030.18-0.19
Mississippi60,36460,44261,72760,793 7837952 0.010.140.130.09
Missouri153,584154,177154,201152,165 19527962-7 0.130.180.040
Montana34,57036,55037,64537,228 108988780 0.310.270.230.21
Nebraska50,80351,82252,45252,064 649814432 0.130.190.270.06
Nevada55,71361,06162,70661,721 169207181-32 0.30.340.29-0.05
New Hampshire38,70739,27339,36338,812 3013-230 0.080.03-0.060
New Jersey240,013242,649242,967238,080 -8038-77-393 -0.030.02-0.03-0.17
New Mexico44,07145,81446,76346,091 379893-1 0.080.210.20
New York509,873514,992518,608517,873 70227497720 0.140.050.190
North Carolina212,457221,898227,444224,757 514692559-53 0.240.310.25-0.02
North Dakota20,76321,28621,47721,514 -1345243 00.160.240.2
Ohio271,078269,398269,855263,353 204111205-273 0.080.040.08-0.1
Oklahoma87,18089,44091,05491,186 7523624522 0.090.260.270.02
Oregon104,966110,317113,054111,266 15614130993 0.150.130.270.08
Pennsylvania300,832303,507304,721302,568 474278233177 0.160.090.080.06
Rhode Island29,90030,32230,29929,713 67869-54 0.220.030.23-0.18
South Carolina100,947105,060107,685106,501 17523029425 0.170.220.270.02
South Dakota24,69325,41925,79725,624 1697642 0.060.040.290.16
Tennessee131,355134,776137,547136,321 3937299-75 0.030.280.07-0.06
Texas489,782508,092520,405521,383 4011,2211,588231 0.080.240.310.04
Utah62,64468,61271,72271,301 283382397-16 0.450.560.55-0.02
Vermont22,07222,26122,29822,067 422237-4 0.190.10.17-0.02
Virginia188,533196,849200,131197,376 845986844-162 0.450.50.42-0.08
Washington170,848179,368183,984181,688 34647665752 0.20.270.360.03
West Virginia40,73240,48040,41539,579 16-134019 0.04-0.030.10.05
Wisconsin143,739145,590146,019143,830 2156678-12 0.150.050.05-0.01
Wyoming19,26220,17520,70520,722 37856954 0.190.420.330.26