November 17, 2021

Which state has the best economy?

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – As the U.S. economy continues to react to the COVID-19 pandemic, so do states.

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Some states are faring better than others. With the lowest unemployment rate in the nation, Utah is often viewed as having a great economy, receiving high ranks from U.S. News & World Report and the Rich States, Poor States: ALEC-Laffer State Economic Competitiveness Index.

A new report from WalletHub compares all 50 states and the District of Columbia across nearly 30 key indicators of economic performance and strength, including change in GDP to startup activity to the share of high-tech jobs.

The Beehive State took the top spot in the report, edging out the state of…

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