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MATTERS Performance Index

National ranking derived from a weighted average of key metrics in each data category Learn more

Fiscal Stability 
Cost of Doing Business
Quality of Life 
Fiscal Balance
Retiree Health Benefit Liability
Unfunded Pension Liability
State Debt Level
State Reserve Fund Level
Medicaid Spending as a Share of State Revenue
Short Term Cash Solvency
Annual Gross State Product Growth Rate
STEM Degrees Per Capita
Relocation of College Educated Adults
Bachelors Degree Holders in Workforce
Tech Employment as Percent of Total Employment
Tax/Financial Climate  
Corporate Income Tax Rate
State and Local Tax Burden Per Capita in $
Property Tax Rank
Personal Income Tax
State Business Tax Climate Index
Access to Capital
Cost of Doing Business  
Retail Price of Electricity
Median Earnings
Average Family Health Insurance Premium
UI Premium Per Employee
Quality of Life  
SAT Scores
Housing Affordability
School Quality
Average Commute Time