Colorado makes top 10 list of state business rankings

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DENVER (KDVR) — Colorado has been listed in the top 10 ranked states for business by the annual CNBC 2021 study.

“It’s no secret that Colorado is the best place to live, work and do business. We’re powering the Colorado Comeback by supporting our small businesses, developing our workforce across our state, creating jobs, and providing tax relief to help businesses and hardworking families get ahead,” Governor Jared Polis said. “I’m proud that Colorado is a top ten place to do business and we hope to do even better in the future.”

CNBC scored all 50 states on 85 metrics in 10 broad categories of competitiveness to rank America’s Top States for Business.

Using metrics such as cost of doing business, infrastructure, workforce, economy and several others determine the state’s ranking. The outlet uses data from a variety of sources to measure the states’ performance.

Major private employers for each state are listed along with unemployment figures and tax rates.

Check out the full list of state rankings.

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