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Table 8-23.
Employment in high-technology establishments as share of total employment, by state: 1998, 1999, & 2000
  Employment in high-technology
establishment
All employment High-technology/
all employment (percent)
State 1998 1999 2000 1998 1999 2000 1998 1999 2000
All states 9,649,938 9,836,581 10,086,689 108,117,731 110,705,661 114,064,976 8.93 8.89 8.84
  Alabama 113,340 117,681 119,207 1,604,110 1,633,909 1,653,074 7.07 7.20 7.21
  Alaska 6,518 6,660 7,772 196,135 198,459 204,887 3.32 3.36 3.79
  Arizona 157,010 152,917 166,678 1,763,508 1,838,277 1,919,353 8.90 8.32 8.68
  Arkansas 62,620 62,576 64,564 944,935 954,948 990,830 6.63 6.55 6.52
  California 1,312,754 1,335,536 1,397,776 12,026,989 12,356,363 12,884,692 10.92 10.81 10.85
  Colorado 166,494 176,315 190,282 1,757,628 1,821,717 1,913,302 9.47 9.68 9.95
  Connecticut 160,575 163,679 166,788 1,493,964 1,530,539 1,546,250 10.75 10.69 10.79
  Delaware 29,932 30,138 29,208 354,643 360,735 377,277 8.44 8.35 7.74
  District of Columbia 32,038 34,325 36,111 402,070 404,372 414,983 7.97 8.49 8.70
  Florida 316,257 328,324 339,093 5,756,353 5,954,982 6,217,386 5.49 5.51 5.45
  Georgia 228,511 244,728 256,208 3,198,950 3,363,797 3,483,500 7.14 7.28 7.35
  Hawaii 8,258 9,475 10,292 416,571 419,047 432,092 1.98 2.26 2.38
  Idaho 41,044 40,176 43,356 423,615 434,461 450,788 9.69 9.25 9.62
  Illinois 476,305 485,905 491,433 5,221,782 5,342,675 5,501,036 9.12 9.09 8.93
  Indiana 291,151 293,800 302,599 2,540,866 2,580,408 2,650,774 11.46 11.39 11.42
  Iowa 100,990 102,359 101,015 1,213,285 1,239,354 1,265,064 8.32 8.26 7.98
  Kansas 117,366 117,303 116,476 1,081,941 1,111,884 1,128,732 10.85 10.55 10.32
  Kentucky 116,730 120,628 126,237 1,443,015 1,469,315 1,513,722 8.09 8.21 8.34
  Louisiana 94,915 90,385 89,305 1,577,220 1,579,949 1,592,357 6.02 5.72 5.61
  Maine 22,534 24,051 26,310 456,715 475,149 491,780 4.93 5.06 5.35
  Maryland 192,782 199,997 203,618 1,938,727 1,988,950 2,058,304 9.94 10.06 9.89
  Massachusetts 357,070 371,152 388,928 2,924,913 2,971,052 3,087,044 12.21 12.49 12.60
  Michigan 507,762 513,378 514,017 3,919,567 3,996,300 4,072,786 12.95 12.85 12.62
  Minnesota 201,359 207,282 210,453 2,271,671 2,338,642 2,395,361 8.86 8.86 8.79
  Mississippi 60,182 56,924 56,283 937,023 948,883 956,781 6.42 6.00 5.88
  Missouri 201,038 195,800 178,522 2,310,122 2,350,965 2,398,979 8.70 8.33 7.44
  Montana 10,312 11,108 12,256 277,144 288,358 296,220 3.72 3.85 4.14
  Nebraska 57,718 57,370 59,228 720,252 733,905 751,076 8.01 7.82 7.89
  Nevada 26,300 28,180 31,814 800,861 854,358 902,775 3.28 3.30 3.52
  New Hampshire 58,282 56,455 53,475 518,526 528,902 546,400 11.24 10.67 9.79
  New Jersey 299,146 314,335 322,935 3,368,365 3,440,721 3,548,429 8.88 9.14 9.10
  New Mexico 43,681 43,489 43,137 540,186 541,386 549,352 8.09 8.03 7.85
  New York 486,679 497,419 513,472 6,993,814 7,135,960 7,353,209 6.96 6.97 6.98
  North Carolina 260,203 265,907 268,284 3,223,178 3,324,155 3,385,492 8.07 8.00 7.92
  North Dakota 15,542 16,562 15,916 249,476 250,292 255,178 6.23 6.62 6.24
  Ohio 479,462 478,007 484,110 4,806,046 4,867,368 5,001,980 9.98 9.82 9.68
  Oklahoma 86,402 84,772 85,533 1,167,709 1,171,356 1,201,606 7.40 7.24 7.12
  Oregon 108,322 111,244 108,254 1,310,750 1,332,403 1,355,442 8.26 8.35 7.99
  Pennsylvania 375,364 387,493 394,786 4,906,190 4,986,591 5,087,237 7.65 7.77 7.76
  Rhode Island 23,134 23,782 24,809 402,485 405,445 415,168 5.75 5.87 5.98
  South Carolina 140,065 137,783 137,014 1,526,106 1,561,727 1,601,532 9.18 8.82 8.56
  South Dakota 24,438 24,217 23,346 289,422 295,139 306,704 8.44 8.21 7.61
  Tennessee 189,396 192,935 195,796 2,299,348 2,338,780 2,390,322 8.24 8.25 8.19
  Texas 685,349 684,424 703,206 7,570,820 7,763,815 8,026,438 9.05 8.82 8.76
  Utah 84,581 86,233 89,486 866,146 889,355 917,089 9.77 9.70 9.76
  Vermont 20,766 21,262 22,761 239,034 246,320 253,541 8.69 8.63 8.98
  Virginia 308,922 326,351 348,426 2,700,589 2,791,977 2,903,548 11.44 11.69 12.00
  Washington 241,200 248,509 258,234 2,134,598 2,209,129 2,267,485 11.30 11.25 11.39
  West Virginia 31,065 31,039 30,903 547,234 545,495 558,171 5.68 5.69 5.54
  Wisconsin 211,695 219,624 220,093 2,319,343 2,368,404 2,414,834 9.13 9.27 9.11
  Wyoming 6,379 6,587 6,884 163,791 169,188 174,614 3.89 3.89 3.94
Puerto Rico NA NA NA 687,707 720,226 727,449 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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