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Table 8-22.
High-technology share of all business establishments, by state: 1998, 1999, & 2000
  High-technology
establishments
All business
establishments
High-technology/business
establishments (percent)
State 1998 1999 2000 1998 1999 2000 1998 1999 2000
All states 402,096 415,466 428,061 6,941,822 7,008,444 7,070,048 5.79 5.93 6.05
  Alabama 4,068 4,162 4,208 100,316 100,507 99,817 4.06 4.14 4.22
  Alaska 730 762 783 18,212 18,433 18,501 4.01 4.13 4.23
  Arizona 6,877 7,155 7,493 110,245 112,545 114,804 6.24 6.36 6.53
  Arkansas 2,003 2,090 2,170 62,353 62,737 63,185 3.21 3.33 3.43
  California 54,998 57,602 60,799 773,925 784,935 799,863 7.11 7.34 7.60
  Colorado 10,472 10,865 11,361 130,354 133,743 137,528 8.03 8.12 8.26
  Connecticut 6,376 6,357 6,356 92,362 92,454 92,436 6.90 6.88 6.88
  Delaware 1,327 1,392 1,426 22,871 23,381 23,771 5.80 5.95 6.00
  District of Columbia 1,906 2,005 2,069 19,571 19,469 19,655 9.74 10.30 10.53
  Florida 23,982 25,037 25,873 420,638 424,089 428,438 5.70 5.90 6.04
  Georgia 12,234 12,706 13,110 194,213 197,759 200,442 6.30 6.42 6.54
  Hawaii 1,162 1,225 1,256 29,603 29,569 29,853 3.93 4.14 4.21
  Idaho 1,435 1,551 1,632 35,961 36,975 37,429 3.99 4.19 4.36
  Illinois 20,643 21,292 21,479 304,533 306,899 308,067 6.78 6.94 6.97
  Indiana 6,790 6,970 7,049 146,197 146,528 146,321 4.64 4.76 4.82
  Iowa 2,604 2,672 2,677 80,838 81,213 80,890 3.22 3.29 3.31
  Kansas 3,309 3,466 3,611 74,019 74,486 74,939 4.47 4.65 4.82
  Kentucky 3,381 3,495 3,491 89,593 89,946 89,921 3.77 3.89 3.88
  Louisiana 4,132 4,150 4,223 100,667 101,020 101,016 4.10 4.11 4.18
  Maine 1,585 1,667 1,708 38,334 38,878 39,466 4.13 4.29 4.33
  Maryland 9,337 9,713 10,030 126,577 127,431 128,467 7.38 7.62 7.81
  Massachusetts 13,949 14,281 14,598 167,929 173,267 176,222 8.31 8.24 8.28
  Michigan 12,839 13,081 13,255 235,403 236,456 236,912 5.45 5.53 5.59
  Minnesota 9,384 9,714 10,014 134,981 137,305 139,080 6.95 7.07 7.20
  Mississippi 1,832 1,835 1,866 59,771 59,834 59,788 3.07 3.07 3.12
  Missouri 6,355 6,558 6,667 143,912 144,874 144,755 4.42 4.53 4.61
  Montana 1,206 1,263 1,321 30,957 31,365 31,849 3.90 4.03 4.15
  Nebraska 1,834 1,858 1,955 48,655 48,968 49,623 3.77 3.79 3.94
  Nevada 2,814 3,021 3,233 44,613 46,890 48,178 6.31 6.44 6.71
  New Hampshire 2,840 2,846 2,874 36,842 37,180 37,414 7.71 7.65 7.68
  New Jersey 18,964 19,550 20,089 230,860 231,823 233,559 8.21 8.43 8.60
  New Mexico 2,143 2,192 2,227 42,608 42,918 42,782 5.03 5.11 5.21
  New York 25,289 26,291 27,507 481,962 485,954 492,073 5.25 5.41 5.59
  North Carolina 10,078 10,468 10,887 198,690 201,706 203,903 5.07 5.19 5.34
  North Dakota 570 592 606 20,288 20,380 20,139 2.81 2.90 3.01
  Ohio 14,234 14,481 14,566 270,343 270,766 270,509 5.27 5.35 5.38
  Oklahoma 3,752 3,774 3,810 84,881 84,854 85,094 4.42 4.45 4.48
  Oregon 5,468 5,576 5,693 99,183 99,945 100,645 5.51 5.58 5.66
  Pennsylvania 15,320 15,725 16,090 292,659 293,491 294,741 5.23 5.36 5.46
  Rhode Island 1,444 1,464 1,516 28,245 28,240 28,534 5.11 5.18 5.31
  South Carolina 3,942 4,102 4,119 94,985 96,440 97,146 4.15 4.25 4.24
  South Dakota 684 694 723 23,521 23,693 23,783 2.91 2.93 3.04
  Tennessee 5,421 5,520 5,561 131,110 131,116 130,876 4.13 4.21 4.25
  Texas 27,094 27,734 28,410 462,875 467,087 471,509 5.85 5.94 6.03
  Utah 3,399 3,529 3,750 52,025 53,809 55,379 6.53 6.56 6.77
  Vermont 1,068 1,079 1,109 21,261 21,598 21,564 5.02 5.00 5.14
  Virginia 12,767 13,423 14,015 172,182 173,550 175,582 7.41 7.73 7.98
  Washington 9,627 9,913 10,175 161,473 162,932 164,018 5.96 6.08 6.20
  West Virginia 1,208 1,243 1,224 41,703 41,451 41,047 2.90 3.00 2.98
  Wisconsin 6,497 6,598 6,655 138,635 139,646 140,415 4.69 4.72 4.74
  Wyoming 723 727 742 17,888 17,909 18,120 4.04 4.06 4.09
Puerto Rico NA NA NA 42,577 43,464 44,015 NA NA NA
NA not available

NOTE: The state total for each year is the sum of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

SOURCES: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Standard Statistical Establishment List, special tabulation; and U.S. Bureau of the Census, County Business Patterns, various years.


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